It is a well known secret in Jewish Republican circles: Donors are steering clear from Donald Trump, finding any excuses to channel their political contributions to congressional races and Super PACs supporting down-ballot candidates rather than writing a check for the Republican standard bearer.16
A major Jewish philanthropist and his massive hedge fund are facing insider trading charges, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced Wednesday.
Israel Hayom, Israel’s right-wing newspaper affiliated with the ruling Likud party, surprised some by printing a full-page ad for a Nissan Sentra with two fathers.4
Actor Kirk Douglas suggested he sees similarities between Donald Trump and Adolf Hitler, in an op-ed published months before his 100th birthday. “I have always been deeply proud to be an American. In the time I have left, I pray that will never change,” Douglas wrote in the article, published Monday by The Huffington Post. While not…9
(JTA) — Some residents of a restricted adult community in New Jersey have filed a lawsuit against the condominium association over what it calls its discriminatory pool policy stemming from single-sex swim hours implemented in deference to the Orthodox Jews living there. Marie Curto and Steve and Diana Lusardi object to the policy at A…
A group of Hasidic women is protesting against the Parks Department once again cutting back on women-only swimming hours at a public pool in Brooklyn.5
An unnamed 15-year-old says she carried on a months-long online sexual relationship with beleaguered New York politician Anthony Weiner, the Daily Mail reported in a explosive September 21 post.4
President Barack Obama told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday he had concerns about Israeli settlement activity in the occupied West Bank.
(JTA) — Jury selection began in the trial of a 24-year-old man who is accused of vandalizing and firebombing northern New Jersey synagogues and a rabbi’s home. Akashi Dalal of New Brunswick is charged with 30 counts of bias intimidation, conspiracy to commit arson on a synagogue and aggravated arson, as well as attempted murder…
(JTA) — Dehumanizing and politicizing refugees is “shameful” and our leaders must know it is unacceptable, the head of a refugee advocacy group said a day after the son of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump compared Syrian refugees to the fruit-flavored candy Skittles. “Persecution always starts with dehumanization. Often times this is done in jest,…
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