Culture

The secret Jewish history of Muhammad Ali

Ali had a complex and evolving relationship with Judaism, up to and including his grandson’s Bar Mitzvah.

Breaking News

Mike Pence to attend Holocaust forum in Israel

The White House announced that Pence and his wife, Karen, would attend the Fifth World Holocaust Forum at Yad Vashem on Jan. 23.

National News

Anti-Vaxxers hijack Orthodox group’s logo to fight HPV vaccination bill

“If your seventh-grade [child] won’t get the HPV shot to prevent her from getting an STD, she will not be allowed to have a Bais Yaakov education.”

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FBI arrests 3 suspected neo-Nazis who planned to bring weapons to a pro-gun rally

The rally is scheduled for the Martin Luther King Day holiday on Monday to protest gun control measures proposed by the state legislature.

Breaking News

LA-area condo owner ordered to remove swastika

Signs threaten Donald Trump, Mike Pence and Mitt Romney, and also appear to attack Christians and say “Death to America.

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Vandal paints swastika on stairs of Nebraska synagogue

The police are investigating the incident as a hate crime.

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Controversial Florida man who hugged Nazi camp guard in court withdraws from case

Moshe Peter Loth may have invented the story that he is a child Holocaust survivor who was interned at the Stutthof concentration camp.

Breaking News

New Jersey pizzeria fires manager who went on anti-Semitic tirade

Nicholas Bogan, 17, had been working for a short time at the pizzeria, when he asked to take off the first night of Rosh Hashanah.

Culture

She shattered the glass coffin of fairy tale endings

Rachel Feinstein’s art focuses on limbo points as shame, abjection and decay mingle with recovery, fertility and wisdom.

Books

Where are all the Others in Jewish Studies

Exclusion of women in Jewish Studies is a well-established, discriminatory phenomenon. But that’s not the only or even the gravest sin in the field.

Culture

How the Trumps and Kushners corrupted the American Dream

Except when the system really fails to work as intended, power feeds the powerful.

Breaking News

Delaware Republican party leader ousted after blaming Jews for impeachment hearings

Nelly Jordan had apologized for her comments, but this week she said she was “not anti-Semitic” and that her words had been “changed.”