This Baton Rouge Reform temple serves over 200 families.
Anshe Sfard is the only synagogue within walking distance of downtown New Orleans, and was just marked a National Historic Preservation Building.
The executive order specifically names the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel.
Joshua Bonadona, who was born Jewish but converted to Christianity while a student at Louisiana College, sued the school after it refused to hire him.
“The National Fried Chicken Festival aims to be an inclusive event and enjoyable time for everyone.”
Clay Higgins, a Republican congressman from Louisiana, shot a video from Auschwitz that was condemned by the authorities overseeing the site.
Rabbi Elizabeth Bahar wasn’t thinking of just the need to demolish walls between Jews and a surrounding community of non-Jewish Trump Southerners. Unlike the heavily Democratic Jewish communities of the North, where Republicans are as rare as spotted owls, the Democrat/Republican divide in the South cleaves Jewish communities as well.
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.”
After Wednesday’s debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, it might have seemed that we wouldn’t see the likes of it for a long time. But two weeks from now, Louisiana white supremacist and long-shot Senate candidate David Duke will take the debate stage with five of his rivals.
At midnight on Aug. 13, the floodwaters began to flow into Ellen Sager’s Baton Rouge home.