“Haredim are good at analyzing Rashi, not at technology,” he recalled them saying.
UJA is known for its celebrity-filled luncheons and its lavish spending on parties and galas.
(JTA) — Citing a desire to avoid harming the foreign relations interests of Switzerland, the country’s foreign ministry is withholding information on Swiss funding for promoters of boycotts against Israel. An official from the Federal Department of foreign Affairs sent the unusual refusal and its reasoning earlier this month to NGO Monitor, an Israel-based organization…
Jewish settlements in the West Bank and on the Golan Heights received a higher share of state funds than other communities, according to a new report.
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul said he will introduce legislation that would cut U.S. funding to the Palestinian Authority unless its government recognized Israel as a Jewish state.
The Nathan Cummings Foundation, the largest backer of liberal Jewish groups, has changed its priorities — forcing progressive organizations to scramble for new sources of funding.
Greek lawmakers voted to cut off state funding to the far-right Golden Dawn party early on Wednesday, the latest effort by the government to clamp down on a party it has branded a “neo-Nazi criminal gang”.
New York has reportedly suspended all funding to the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty following the firing of its longtime CEO, William Rapfogel, over alleged financial misdeeds.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government has set upon itself to limit free speech and declare war on Israel’s judicial system, Labor leader MK Shelly Yachimovich said on Sunday, adding that a wave of recent Likud bills was pushing Israel away from the democratic world.
The education policy debate — most notably the decision to cut funding for the high school civics curriculum in favor of increased spending on Bible studies — in Israel last week is turning out to be rather uncivil.