(JTA) — Jewish and progressive groups delivered over 1 million petition signatures to Capitol Hill opposing President-elect Donald Trump’s pick of Stephen Bannon as his chief strategist. The coalition, which includes J Street, Jewish Voice for Peace, Bend the Arc Jewish Action, IfNotNow and other progressive organizations, urged members of Congress on Thursday to denounce…49
After losing an argument to white nationalist Richard Spencer, Texas A&M Rabbi Matt Rosenberg is now getting mocked on social media platforms.54
“We are really proud of him for standing up for all of us,” said a Texas A&M student in praise of his campus rabbi, who organized a silent demonstration against the event.44
Although his country is entering one of the most dramatic election campaigns in recent memory, Isy Morgensztern had no intention of exercising his right to vote.4
An National Football League player’s northern New Jersey home was vandalized with a swastika and other racist taunts scrawled on the inside walls during a break-in this week, according to police and photos that the player posted online.
Eight liberal members of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations will not attend its Hanukkah party because it is being held at a hotel owned by President-elect Donald Trump.65
Israelis from a Tel Aviv suburb are suing Waze, the traffic and navigation app, to stop it from turning a quiet neighborhood street into a congested thoroughfare.
Posters promoting a white supremacist, neo-Nazi organization were discovered in a lecture hall and a student residence at Emerson College.
WASHINGTON (JTA) — Josh Mandel, Ohio’s state treasurer, is mounting another campaign to unseat Sen. Sherrod Brown, the incumbent Democrat. Mandel, a Marines veteran who served in Iraq, announced his bid this week with a 2-minute YouTube video that starts by noting that of his grandparents, one served in the U.S. military during World War…
PRAGUE (JTA) — Adolf Burger, a Holocaust survivor who was forced by the Nazis to counterfeit British banknotes during WWII, has died in Prague at the age of 99, his family said. Burger, a native of Slovakia, was a typographer by profession. He was arrested in 1942 for producing false baptism records for Jews scheduled…
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