Amazon released a trailer for Woody Allen’s new show, “Crisis in Six Scenes,” which features his acting as well as directing.
A group of activists demanded the Boston Jewish Community Relations Council retract its recent statement criticizing the Black Lives Matter movement’s platform.38
A city in northwestern Ukraine authorized the placing of a traveling zoo on the mass grave of thousands of Jewish Holocaust victims, a leader of the country’s Jewish community said.
Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish diplomat who saved thousands of Hungarian Jews from the Nazi gas chambers, was executed in a Soviet prison, according to a KGB head’s diaries.3
(JTA) — Jewish-American woman’s gymnast Aly Raisman earned a spot in the individual all-around competition at the Olympics in Rio. Raisman took the second spot for the American women ahead of all-around defending gold medalist Gabby Douglas and behind three-time world all-around champion Simone Biles.
Ledecky, who is known for her strong Catholic faith and habit of saying “Hail Marys” before each race, also has a secret Jewish history — including family members who were killed during the Holocaust.55
JERUSALEM (JTA) — A new Israeli government task force is being formed to deport anti-Israel activists at work in the country. The committee, announced on Sunday by Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan and Interior Minister Arye Deri, will locate activists for the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement who are in the country, and will prevent…56
(JTA) — Dr. Jill Stein, a Boston-area Jewish internist, was officially nominated as the Green Party’s candidate for president. Stein was nominated Saturday at the party’s three-day convention in Houston. African American human rights activist Ajamu Baraka was nominated as her running mate.10
A Palestinian representative of U.S.-based Christian charity World Vision denies new Israeli allegations that he funneled millions of dollars in aid money to the Islamist militant group Hamas.5
JERUSALEM (JTA) — A pipe bomb was discovered in the parking lot outside of the pilgrimage site of Rachel’s Tomb in Bethlehem in the West Bank. The area was sealed off and the bomb was neutralized by police sappers late Sunday morning, Israel Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said.
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