The American Jewish Committee issued a statement calling on the New York State Department of Education to fully investigate all incidents of anti-Semitism in New York public schools, especially the Pine Bush system in upstate New York.Read More
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman vowed to press on with a full state and federal response to the allegations of bullying and pervasive harassment of Jewish students in an upstate New York school district.Read More
A U.S. judge on Wednesday asked an appeals court to reinstate her to a closely watched case regarding the constitutionality of the New York Police Department’s “stop-and-frisk” tactic, saying she was unfairly removed from it a week ago.Read More
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday appeared deeply conflicted over what kind of public prayers should be acceptable at a town meeting as the justices confronted the delicate constitutional issue of church-and-state separation.Read More
What does the Israel-Hamas war look like through Haredi eyes?
Was Israel really shocked to find there are networks of tunnels under Gaza?
“Going to Berlin, I had a sense of something waiting there for me. I was searching for something and felt I could unlock it by walking the streets where my grandfather walked and where my father grew up.”
How can 3 contradictory theories of Yiddish co-exist?
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"We must answer truthfully: Has a drop of all this bloodshed really helped bring us to a better place?”
"There are two roads. We have repeatedly taken the one more traveled, and that has made all the difference."
Dahlia Scheindlin looks at the roots of Israel's conflict with Gaza.
Cooperstown Jewish mayor Jeff Katz and Jeff Idelson, director of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, work together to oversee induction weekend.
A boost for morale, if not morals.
Mixed marriages in Israel are tough in times of peace. So, how do you maintain a family bubble in the midst of war? http://jd.fo/f4VeG
Despite the escalating violence in Israel, more and more Jews are leaving their homes in Alaska to make aliyah: http://jd.fo/g4SIa
The Workmen's Circle is hosting New York’s first Jewish street fair on Sunday. Bring on the nouveau deli!
Novelist Sayed Kashua finds it hard to write about the heartbreak of Gaza from the plush confines of Debra Winger's Manhattan pad.
Tough to argue with that, whichever side of the conflict you are on.
"I’ve never bought illegal drugs, but I imagine a small-time drug deal to feel a bit like buying hummus underground in Brooklyn."
We try to show things that get less exposed to the public here. We don’t look to document things that are nice or that people would like. We don’t try to show this place as a beautiful place.”
A new Gallup poll shows that only 25% of Americans under 35 support the war in #Gaza.
Does this statistic worry you?