WASHINGTON (JTA) — Jewish groups welcomed a federal appeals court ruling upholding a stay on President Donald Trump’s ban on the entry of refugees and of travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries. “We applaud the Ninth Circuit’s ruling, and hope that it sends an important message to the nation and the world that the United States…
The Patriots owner Robert Kraft treated the Schwartz family to V.I.P. tickets to the game and even flew them out to Houston.
CHICAGO (JUF News via JTA) — Some 1,000 Jewish, Muslim and Christian Chicago residents came together in unity at a synagogue that was vandalized with swastikas four days earlier. The Wednesday event at the Chicago Loop Synagogue was sponsored by the Jewish Community Relations Council of the Jewish United Fund and billed as “an interfaith…
House ethics chair Jason Chaffetz was reacting to Trump’s adviser Kellyanne Conway’s on-air plug promoting Ivanka Trump’s merchandise.
In an interview with The Paris Review, Philip Roth talks about Ronald Reagan in terms shockingly similar to those he used to describe Trump.
Ivanka Trump scoffed a bit at two prominent Democratic aides introdued as “the resistance” Her response: “Good luck with that.”
In a statement issued Wednesday night, the leadership of American Judaism’s Reform Movement said it was “deeply disappointed” by the confirmation of Jeff Sessions as U.S. Attorney General.
(JTA) — Pope Francis received a delegation from the Anti-Defamation League and said the church feels “particularly obliged” to help fight anti-Semitism. Francis met with the delegation Thursday at the Vatican, according to a report from Vatican Radio. “The Catholic Church feels particularly obliged to do all that is possible with our Jewish friends to repel anti-Semitic…
“I hate shopping, but I’m going to go get some for myself today.”
Senator Charles Schumer didn’t mince words on how the confirmation of Jeff Sessions as attorney general made him feel: physically ill.
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