On Yom Kippur while devout Israelis are fasting or praying, secular Israelis take to the streets to enjoy a single day of cycling without competing for space with cars.
The United States Senate has lots of outsize Jewish personalities, from Al Franken to Chuck Schumer to Bernie Sanders. If the polls in Missouri’s Senate race keep narrowing, their ranks might grow next January with the addition of Jason Kander, the mid-thirties Democratic challenger who’s narrowing the gap with Republican incumbent Roy Blunt.
After months of anticipation, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump met last night in the first of three presidential debates. Starting at 9:00 p.m. and stretching an hour-and=a-half, the spectacle lived up to the hype, and felt at times more like a boxing match than a civic event. Here’s five Jewish snap-shots from a night to remember:
Jewish conservatives, many of them Never-Trumpers, signaled their schadenfraude at his lackluster debate performance in a series of derisive tweets.
Transparent’s third season dropped last week, and we are kvelling. Here’s a run-down of this season’s Jewiest moments.
A new rabbinical training program in Jerusalem ordains rabbis from across the Jewish religious spectrum together.
Women of the Wall prayed under police presence at the Western Wall this morning after the group complained to Israel’s attorney general about the lack of protection at their monthly prayer service.
At the time Deitsch attempted to shut the elder care facility down it was home to many Jewish residents, including one Holocaust survivor.
Being a Jewish cadet at Texas A&M has been one of the greatest blessings that I would have never imagined.
Are high tech jobs a way to lift ultra-Orthodox Jews in Israel out of poverty?