WASHINGTON (JTA) — Donald Trump Jr. posted to Instagram a movie poster parody of himself heroically grouped with others deemed “The Deplorables,” including a cartoon frog that has become a popular symbol for white supremacists. “Apparently I made the cut as one of ‘the Deplorables,’” Trump Jr. said in the posting Sunday of the image,…21
(JTA) — Jerry Reinsdorf, who as owner of the Chicago Bulls has won six NBA championships, was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Reinsdorf was officially enshrined in the Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts, on Thursday, alongside players including Allen Iverson, Yao Ming, Sheryl Swoopes and Shaquille O’Neal, as well as others….
Hillary’s not the only one with a bug.
WASHINGTON (JTA) — Tzipi Livni, a former foreign minister of Israel, said the intense media focus on Hillary Clinton’s health after she stumbled in public amounted to “hysteria” and would not be applied to a man. “I don’t know what Hillary Clinton has and I don’t intend to engage with the U.S. elections,” Livni, a leading…
Rabbi Ari Berman has emerged as the search committee’s top candidate to be the next president of Yeshiva University, sources familiar with the process told JTA.6
A 95-year-old former paramedic at the Nazi death camp Auschwitz was charged in a German court on Monday with being an accessory to the murder of at least 3,681 people in a trial that is likely to be one of Germany’s last linked to the Holocaust.
(JTA) — The Genesis Prize Foundation and the Jewish Funders Network launched a $3 million matching grant program to fund an initiative to promote the inclusion of people with disabilities in Jewish life. The “Breaking Barriers” program launched Monday in honor of 2016 Genesis Prize laureate Itzhak Perlman will promote the inclusion of people with disabilities in…
British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn turned down an invitation by Israel’s opposition chief to visit the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial, a British newspaper reported.7
An Israeli rabbi said the collapse of a parking garage under construction in Tel Aviv that killed six was due to lack of Sabbath observance.
Herzl Shaul, who died waiting for the remains of his son, Oron, to be returned by Hamas in Gaza, wrote a farewell letter to his son, who was killed in the 2014 Gaza war.
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