— A Jewish Community Center in Massachusetts was evacuated after a bomb threat was found written on the wall of the men’s locker room. The Springfield Jewish Community Center was evacuated at about 3 p.m. on Friday. The city’s Arson and Bomb Squad, as well as police and firefighters, searched the building but did…
(JTA) — Unidentified perpetrators spray painted the words “kill Jews” and a white supremacist slogan on headstones at a cemetery in Cape Cod. Several headstones were knocked over at Oak Neck, a 5.5-acre graveyard that is the only active cemetery in the village of Hyannis, 70 miles southeast of Boston, Fox25 reported last week. Oak Neck is not…
In a rare moment of across the aisle solidarity, Democrats led an online fundraiser to fix a North Carolina Republican Party office damaged by an explosion last week.
(JTA) — When Jeff Wang was applying to U.S. colleges more than two years ago from his home near Shanghai, Brandeis University was a top choice.
Is print dying? In hopes of finding out, Forward managing editor Dan Friedman visited one of the world’s few remaining print shops specializing in Yiddish.
A defunct synagogue in Boston tries to revive its community — by finding the descendants of its founding members who immigrated from Lithuania. Does it have a ghost of a chance?
Massachusetts is home to 4% of the country’s Jewish population and 4% of the state is Jewish. Here’s what else you might not know about the Bay State — starting with Leonard Nimoy.
Two Jewish candidates were defeated in the Democratic primary for Massachusetts governor.
Despite leaving Harvard after a 50-year teaching career, Alan Dershowitz says he isn’t slowing down.
Steve Grossman, the former chair of AIPAC, is one of two Democratic Jewish candidates for Massachusetts governor on the primary ballot.