Richard Wexler sought to make fundraising more efficient by bringing together under one umbrella the main Jewish philanthropic bodies.
The new Yiddish cultural center will feature lectures, workshops, dramatic readings and exhibits.
The Israeli government is expected to recommend a new candidate for consideration after the leading candidate withdrew.
Sweden’s Jewish Central Council and other critics said asking students to consume and engage in Holocaust denial is offensive to victims.
A century after the lights first dimmed on Wegener’s spectacle, its story, like the much older one on which it’s based, still resonates.
40 years ago, Jeremy Kagan adapted and directed Chaim Potok’s novel ‘The Chosen.’ This is the never-before-told story of how that came to happen.
The banner incident came just a few days after racist and antisemitic graffiti was discovered at Anderson High School.
Here’s a review of the Jewish players to look out for and their highlights on the ice so far.
David also auditions actresses for his new show, using a scene that involves eating a matzah ball at a Passover seder.
The group had called for the removal of three Jewish organizations from a voting rights rally because of their stances on Zionism.
Olin’s collages, now on exhibit at NYC’s Eldridge Street Museum, explore the superstitions of Jewish women in the Russian Pale of Settlement.
Besides teaching how to pronounce the lyrics, instructor Binyumen Schaechter will provide the songs’ musical, historical and linguistic nuances.
The council has been widely criticized as overly hostile to Israel.
In 2008, the humble chickpea dish triggered the so-called “hummus wars” between Lebanon and Israel. But could it also unite Arabs and Jews?
Among the nine rabbis currently named, some involve well-known cases of misconduct and others are largely unknown.
Echoing the philosophy of the existentialist Albert Camus, Bregman once said, “This game is so great because it’s a game of failure.”
Paul Auster talked to the Forward about his daily routine, his favorite typewriter and his fascination with Stephen Crane.