Not long ago, Jean Bergman, an 88-year-old retired manicurist, received a check for $1,000. The check arrived in connection with her husband’s grave at Eden Memorial Park, a Jewish cemetery in Los Angeles. The cemetery has been sued twice after allegations that gravediggers were instructed to throw human bones interred there into a dump pile to squeeze in more graves and thereby maximize profits.5
On January 18, the Forward published a story describing a number of allegations made in a lawsuit against The Cordish Companies. Our story relied on information from a Daily Beast article. The Daily Beast has removed its story and apologized. The Forward has removed its story and also apologizes.4
As exciting as watching the presidential inauguration with hundreds of thousands of other Trump supporters gathered in the National Mall may be, true political players are looking beyond the swearing in, the inaugural speech and the parade to the White House.
At 31, Stephen Miller has reached a political stature few have matched - he is drafting president-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration speech, to be delivered Friday.
Two Jerusalem natives, one Arab and the other Jewish, reflect on their divided city, 50 years after the Six-Day War.
(Haaretz) — When 50 members of the grassroots protest group If Not Now arrived at UJA-Federation of New York in the late afternoon gloom last Monday, they were met by a scrum of police and security officers barring their entry into the building.
The giant Hasidic-owned camera store B&H Photo Video is closing the Brooklyn warehouse where workers organized a union in 2015, and where federal investigators allege the company forced Hispanics to use separate bathrooms.26
“The Victims” is one of six plays that will be performed as staged readings as part of Semitic Commonwealth, a performance series at Silk Road Rising, a 14-year-old theater company that will address the Israeli-Palestinian conflict—three from the Jewish-Israeli point of view, and three from the Palestinian. But all six have the same goal.
Authorities in Brooklyn arrested dozens of people, including a number of Jewish landlords and property managers, in a dangerous scheme to install gas meters in buildings where the gas lines had not yet been inspected for safety.19
Donald Trump’s lawyer Michael Cohen denied claims charges that appeared in a mysterious dossier posted online Tuesday night.4
Confirmation hearings for Donald Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, have been put off a week.15
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