John Kasich gave an impromptu 20-minute speech about hope and religious faith to a suburban New York Orthodox synagogue.
Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is throwing a concert in a park with a dramatic view of Manhattan’s skyscrapers. At the opposite end of New York state, Republican front-runner Donald Trump will be holding a rally in Buffalo, a Rust Belt city recovering from economic decline.
Rabbi Sara Luria wasn’t sure why she was called to participate in a panel discussion on faith and social justice with Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders just 45 minutes before it was to start.
The Forward building was the lower East Side’s first skyscraper. It began its life as a ‘temple to labor,’ became a Chinese church, and now houses luxury condos. Sam Kestenbaum offers a history of a structure — and an ever-changing neighborhood.
(JTA) — If Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s visit to Hasidic Brooklyn this week had yielded only one amusing moment, Dayenu – it would have been enough.
John Kasich bantered with haredi Orthodox Jews about which biblical figure was most significant and other lessons from the Jewish Bible.
April Fools Day was eventful for comedian and former Daily Show host Jon Stewart this year — and not because of a prank.
Netanyahu’s power is maintained by constant sets of calculations as to how to keep his coalition in order. His appointment of Dayan as Consul-General is just one more calculation, Eetta Prince-Gibson writes.
Leaders in the Jewish community of New York’s Rockland County condemned the hanging of a black-faced doll with dreadlocks outside a local home apparently in celebration of Purim.
Yeshiva University is establishing a new graduate program, the Katz School of Graduate and Professional Studies, with a $25 million gift.