The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, which acknowledged decades after the fact that many of its players had been Nazi party members, will use a $1 million grant to digitalise and find a new home for its archives, it was announced on Wednesday.
A Brooklyn coffee shop owner who called Jews “greedy infiltrators” on social media has apologized.
Reform and Orthodox groups had opposite takes on the Supreme Court decision not to hear gay marriage cases, effectively extending the right to a majority of the states.
The city of Toledo in central Spain is launching a two-day cultural festival themed around the Jewish holiday of Sukkot.
Hillary Clinton’s acceptance speech at last night’s Democratic convention didn’t soar or astonish or frighten. Instead, it was remarkable because, for the very first time, we heard the voice of a woman nominee tell us how she would do the most powerful job on the planet.
British fashion designer John Galliano is returning to work in the fashion industry two years after he was fired from Christian Dior for an anti-Semitic rant caught on video.
A highway expansion project in Israel has led to the discovery of a nearly 2,000-year-old mikvah.
Jewish and Arab residents of the Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan disagree on whether the neighborhood is historically Jewish or Arab. They disagree about whether Israeli Jews should be living there. They even disagree on what to call one of the main streets in the neighborhood, a predominantly Arab area just outside the walls of the Old City.9
A high school diploma may not be worth as much nowadays as it once was. But for one Holocaust survivor, it’s still extremely valuable.
Norma Spungen, the former archivist at the Chicago Jewish Archives at Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership, has died.
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