Two prison inmates may have provided a long-awaited break in the mysterious slaying of Jewish law professor Dan Markel.
Early last Saturday morning—the Jewish Sabbath—someone smashed the windows of the Chicago Loop Synagogue and drew swastikas on the front of the building. BY 2 a.m. Lee Zoldan, the synagogue’s president, found herself standing with her husband in the middle of Clark Street surveying the damage and feeling very alone. But Saturday afternoon, Jenan Mohajir and her family came up to the Loop from Hyde Park bearing flowers and cards. Mohajir, the director of the Interfaith Leadership Institutes, explained, “My Islam is full of neighborly love and hope. There is no room for despair.”
With no apparent Democratic leader on the field, and under intense pressure from the his party’s left wing, Schumer has adapted handily to his role as resistance leader.
Reut and the ADL, two leading pro-Israel groups, charge that Jewish communal efforts against the BDS movement have largely failed.
President Trump’s belated denunciation of anti-Semitism is welcome and necessary. But for Jane Eisner, that’s only the first step.
It was a mysterious, mislabeled canister that sat for 50 years, undisturbed, in the University of Akron’s archives.
A newspaper reports that an ultra-Orthodox umbrella group has dropped its opposition to lifting limits on sex abuse cases. Does it check out?
It can be hard to make sense of the executive orders, appointments and tweets flowing from the White House in these early days, but Trump’s attentions to evangelicals provide a through line.
Here’s a collection of his greatest hits standing up to the Washington, D.C. powers-that-be, including Kellyanne Conway, Steve Bannon and Sean Spicer.
In a packed synagogue in Park Slope, Brooklyn Monday night, activists gathered to organize against Donald Trump.
Photo gallery of Park Slope anti-Trump meeting.
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