ADL Slams Sanders for Exaggeraring Palestinian Death Toll in Gaza War

The Anti-Defamation League has called on Sen. Bernie Sanders to publicly correct his statement that “over 10,000 innocent people were killed in Gaza” in the war between Israel and Hamas in 2014. Sanders, I-Vt., a Democratic presidential candidate, made the statement in an interview with the editorial board of the New…


Non-Orthodox Groups Threaten Fight Over Kotel If Israel Scraps Deal

Israel’s ultra-Orthodox Jews flexed their muscle and put the egalitarian prayer deal for the Western Wall on ice. Now, the Conservative and Reform movements are battling back.


Merle Haggard Is Dead — and No, That ‘Hippy’ Bob Dylan Did NOT Hate Him

In February, 2015, as the Jewish folk singing legend accepted the MusicCares lifetime achievement award, Dylan, 74, said something about the born again Haggard that many took as an epic diss


In Brooklyn and Vegas, Cruz Seeks To Grow His Jewish Base

Fresh off his massive victory in Wisconsin, Republican candidate Ted Cruz is seeking to consolidate his backing among Orthodox Jews and expand support from other major Jewish donors by meeting with voters in both Brooklyn and Las Vegas, just in time for the New York primary coming up on April 19.


Elected Officials Allow Hasidic Schools to Break the Law, Advocates Say

In fiery speeches on the steps of New York City Hall, advocates for secular education in ultra-Orthodox yeshivas accused city and state elected officials of allowing Hasidic communities to flout state education laws in exchange for political support.

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