Local activists, including a prominent rabbi, say white nationalism is not welcome in their town.120
Bloomingburg, New York, has been a battleground, as local governments and an Orthodox developer faced off in court. Now, the fight is winding down. The winner? The Satmar rebbe.62
Links to stories that serve as a brief survey course on the intricacies of the Bloomingburg development battle.
A photo tour of the Satmar yeshiva under construction in Bloomingburg, New York.
The Trump team has called relocating the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem a priority, but several experts on the Middle East say it’s a terrible idea.8
Clayton, Georgia, deep in the Blue Ridge Mountains, is a remote location for a Jewish summer camp. But from November 14 until December 5, Camp Ramah Darom was a cosmopolitan melting pot of rugged Mexican immigrants, Native Americans, whites from the Pacific Northwest and volunteers from local Christian Churches.4
Labor Secretary Tom Perez plans to announce his run Thursday and could poach progressive votes from Keith Ellison despite his many powerful backers.3
IfNotNow says the real issue is a disconnect between Jewish institutions and the values of young Jews.21
For 36 years, Peter Hayes’s History of the Holocaust course at Northwestern University was the best lecture series on campus. Over the course of eight weeks, Hayes, a professor of German history, explained the Holocaust by answering a series of questions: Why the Jews? Why the Germans? Why murder? Why didn’t the Jews fight back? And so on.
The young Jewish woman whose arm was nearly torn off by a grenade at the protests against a natural gas pipeline at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation is back home this week, preparing for more surgeries.60
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