They were called “so-called” refugees, told they were alien to American culture and warned against as potential enemies of the United States.
Donald Trump is doubling down on his America First policy.
(JTA) – Somebody better put up a mezuzah outside the Lincoln bedroom.
Even before FBI investigators descended last week on the Satmar Hasidic village of Kiryas Joel, there was a growing sense in this insular community that it and its unique way of life were under attack.
When Jonathan Sarna was diagnosed with esophageal cancer in 1999 at the age of 44, it changed his life.
Kathryn Hahn’s no rabbi, but this nice Catholic girl from Cleveland plays one on TV. As Rabbi Raquel Fein on “Transparent,” the groundbreaking Amazon series about a dysfunctional Jewish family with a transgender parent (Jeffrey Tambor), Hahn has spent a lot of time thinking about what it means to be Jewish
NEW YORK (JTA) – A second hidden video from inside the largest yeshiva in the Satmar Hasidic village of Kiryas Joel shows a principal holding a school-age boy between his legs while kissing him in what sex-abuse watchdogs are describing as another case of abuse. The video follows the release of another hidden-camera recording that seems…
NEW YORK (JTA) – Democrats are more than four times as likely as Republicans to say they sympathize more with the Palestinians than with Israel, according to a new survey, and sympathy for the Palestinians among Americans overall is growing. While self-identified Democrats are more likely to favor Israel over the Palestinians (43 percent for…
The story is an all-too-familiar horror tale: An adult in a position of power – in this case a Hasidic school principal – is accused of sexually abusing a child in his care.
When documentary photographer Richard Schofield stumbled upon a trove of unidentified prewar photographs in September 2013 in the storage room of the Sugihara House museum in Kaunas, Lithuania, he knew he had found something special.