In a lengthy statement that referenced his Jewish background, Oberlin College’s president responded to the firestorm surrounding a professor’s controversial social media posts, but he stopped short of condemning the professor.46
Veteran journalist Andrew Silow-Carroll has been hired by 70 Faces Media to be the editor in chief of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, the nearly century-old international news agency.
A modern Orthodox elementary school in suburban Philadelphia will launch a middle school with a $25 million grant from a local foundation.
Israel will be holding its first beauty pageant for transgender women.
It was with excitement but some trepidation last night that I began to read the online version of a [New York Times story] about The Forward.
First there was KosherLamp, the bedside light that could be turned on and off on the Sabbath.
Josh Block of The Israel Project reportedly made derogatory comments about Palestinian journalist Rula Jebreal in an email exchange with a Voice of America producer that was laced with sexist overtones. The Intercept obtained the emails through a FOIA request made by the Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policy.
The Health Ministry plans to issue a detailed pamphlet on the medical pros and cons of circumcision, after years of avoiding the issue.62
A Torah scroll from the synagogue in the northern Italian town of Biella has been identified as probably the oldest in the world still owned and used by a Jewish community.
A number of prominent Jewish Republicans are among dozens of conservatives in the U.S. national security community who have come out against Donald Trump, the front-runner in the race for the Republican presidential nomination.8
A bipartisan slate of lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced a bill that would require linking the claims of Jews from Iran and Arab lands to peace deals.19
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