Vice President Joe Biden acknowledged that he made a “poor choice of words” in using the term “Shylock” to describe unscrupulous lenders.8
Workers at the Western Wall emptied the holy site of layers of notes from its cracks and crevices for the New Year.
Syrian rebels should make peace with Israel in return for support in overthrowing the current Syrian government, a prominent Syrian rebel said.
European authorities must provide greater security for Jewish institutions, a major Jewish organization said in the wake of a suspected arson attack on a Brussels synagogue.
President Trump’s belated denunciation of anti-Semitism is welcome and necessary. But for Jane Eisner, that’s only the first step.
A Jewish documentary filmmaker who documented abuses in Indonesia was among 21 winners of $625,000 “genius” grants, the U.S. organization awarding them said.
A federal government lawsuit against a Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee for refusing to hire a Sabbath-observant worker drew praise from Agudath Israel of America and the Reform movement.
Michael Broyde, the Modern Orthodox rabbi at the center of a scandal involving his sue of pseudonyms to tout his reputation in online discussions, reportedly is launching a new Atlanta-area synagogue.3
Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto is expected to sign a plea bargain by the end of the week, confessing that he attempted to bribe the commander of the national police fraud to receive information about an investigation against him.
The Jewish community of Dnepropetrovsk in eastern Ukraine held a group wedding for 19 Jewish couples.
Officials in Fort Myers City, Fla., withdrew a proposal to rename a bridge for Henry Ford after residents raised concerns about his anti-Semitic publications.10
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