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101-Year-Old Florida Congressional Candidate Plans Early Bird Concession

By Josh Nathan-Kazis

Congressional longshot Joe Newman already has a ‘congrats to the winner’ letter written and his concession party planned. It’s easy to be a good loser when you’re 101 years old.Read More


Sheldon Adelson Is a Philanthropist Like No Other

By Nathan Guttman

Sheldon Adelson is known as a Republican mega-donor, but he’s also a philanthropist unlike any other. We map his vast network of Jewish and pro-Israel investments.Read More


Teachers Unions at Jewish Schools? Rare and Getting Rarer.

By Julie Wiener

Unions exist in only a handful of schools, all of them Conservative movement-affiliated or pluralistic, and the number is dropping.Read More


A Tale of Two American Tragedies

By Naomi Zeveloff

The deaths of Israeli baby Chaya Zissel Braun and Palestinian teen Orwa Hamad show how American citizens are increasingly caught in the Mideast conflict — with tragic consequences.Read More


America's Six-Decade Nazi Spy Cover-Up

By Josh Nathan-Kazis

In a new book, Eric Lichtblau reveals the shocking story of America’s efforts to hide recruitment of Nazis. Are spy agencies still seeking to paper over the shameful chapter?Read More


Jews and Muslims Unite in Outrage as Israel Closes Temple Mount Over Violence Fears

By Naomi Zeveloff

Muslims and Jews united in outrage after Israel closed the holy Temple Mount to all. Naomi Zeveloff reports on fallout from the shooting of a prominent right-wing activist.Read More


'Birthright' for Newlyweds? It's Coming Soon.

By Judy Maltz

Inspired by Taglit-Birthright’s free trips to Israel for college students, a brand new program will bring Jewish newlyweds from North America on heavily subsidized honeymoons to the Holy Land.Read More


Ukraine’s Election Results Are Good for the Jews — But What Comes Next?

By Paul Berger

Ukraine voters backed its pro-Western leaders and delivered a stinging rebuke to anti-Semitic nationalists. Paul Berger asks if a new era is dawning in Kiev.Read More


Jews Spent Centuries in Antakya, Turkey. Now, There's Only 17 Left.

By Michael Kaplan

In a Turkish city once known for tolerance, a Jewish community grapples with the influx of Syrian refugees and its own decline. Is it nearing the end of a 2,300-year existence?Read More


Religious Activists Challenge the Way Israel Does Kosher

By Naomi Zeveloff

Fed up with the rabbinate’s monopoly over kosher status for restaurants, a group of Jerusalem religious activists has started its own certification project.Read More


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