In 1944, a little Jewish girl died in an accidental shooting in Norfolk, Virginia. Forward editor-in-chief Jane Eisner returns to a harrowing family story that still resonates seven decades later.
‘My Dinner With Andre’ and ‘Dirty Dancing’ were set in New York, but were actually filmed in Virginia. Here’s 8 other things you might not know about the Old Dominion state.
The Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington and B’nai B’rith International condemned the Virginia State Bar for canceling its legal seminar in Jerusalem.
The Virginia State Bar canceled its plans to hold a legal seminar in Jerusalem, citing “unacceptable discriminatory policies and practices pertaining to border security.”
Jewish campus groups were ready for the painful national dialogue that took place in the wake of murky rape allegations at the University of Virginia.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia lost a Republican primary to a Tea Party challenger on Tuesday in a stunning upset that gave the conservative Tea Party movement the biggest victory in its short four-year history.
Activists are trying to convince Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor that immigration reform is a Jewish issue. So far, he seems unswayed.
Jewish groups called on the Republican candidate for Virginia’s lieutenant governor to explain a sermon in which he said non-Christians are engaged in a “false religion.”
An official in the Virginia Republican Party apologized for an anti-Semitic joke.
A GOP official in Virginia refused to apologize for an anti-Semitic joke, although the party’s candidate for governor called it inappropriate.