Your guide to Jewish life at the University of Arkansas - academics, kosher dining, Hillel, Chabad, Israel activities, anti-Semitism and more!
A Reform temple serving several dozen families in northwest Arkansas.
The Arkansas state legislature has passed a law that prohibits state agencies from contracting with or investing in companies that boycott Israel. The law was sent to Arkansas State Gov. William Hutchinson on Friday for his signature. The bill passed the state House of Representatives on its third reading on Wednesday by a…
Since the November election, there’s been a lot of talk among journalists about the way our profession overlooked and misunderstood populist, pro-Trump America. It’s a challenge for us at the Forward, as well. That is why we are launching “Red State Jews.”
“Our biggest challenge is to survive. It just comes down to that.”
Bentonville, Arkansas had zero Jews in 1937. Today, around 100 live in the Bible Belt city, thanks to Walmart. The community flourishes — in unusual ways.
University of Arkansas will soon have a Jewish studies program. Here are 10 more facts about Jewish life in Arkansas — including the once (and maybe future) First Family.
Legal abortion could become a thing of the past in some states. Sarah Seltzer rounds up the latest spate of anti-choice bills, plus two recent pro-choice victories.