Four different cities saw anti-Semitic vandalism on Wednesday - not even including the attempted arsons on synagogues in Chicago and Boston.
Jews have fought Jews for years over Newton schools’ Middle East history curriculum. Critics say it’s anti-Israel. Proponents say it’s educational.
A Reform community of over 700 families, about half of whom are interfaith.
BOSTON (JTA) – Amid a spike in anti-Semitic activity across New England, Jewish and Israeli residents met with the mayor of Newton, Massachusetts, to express their concern about incidents in the Boston suburb’s school system. More than 150 people attended the standing-room-only community forum with Newton Mayor Setti Warren Tuesday evening. The meeting followed the revelation in late February of several acts…
Two Boston-area Jewish organizations criticized Jewish activists for disrupting a meeting called to discuss prejudice, including anti-Semitism and racism.
The principal of a suburban Boston middle school apologized to parents for failing to notify them about two anti-Semitic incidents at the school, days after he notified them about a third incident.
Massachusetts is home to 4% of the country’s Jewish population and 4% of the state is Jewish. Here’s what else you might not know about the Bay State — starting with Leonard Nimoy.
Within days of floating a proposal that woud have allowed Conservative rabbis to perform interfaith marriages, Rabbi Wesley Gardenswartz of Temple Emanuel in Newton, Mass., backed away from the controversial plan.
A pro-Israel group is calling on public schools in a suburban Boston district to remove “hateful education materials from their curricula.”
A visit with the grief-stricken family of a six-year-old victim from last week’s Connecticut elementary school massacre has left New York Giants receiver Victor Cruz looking at life through a different lens.