“Although this is the first one that we’ve had on the radar, it’s going to be far from the last one,” rabbinical student Gabriel Webber said.
(JTA) — A Jewish law student in Britain will receive a public apology and about $1,300 from the student union of York University for anti-Semitic abuse. The payment is reported to be the first of its kind for a British university. The apology comes from the university’s student union and reportedly will be published on…
Tom Wolf, Pennsylvania’s newly crowned Democratic gubernatorial nominee, has given so much to his local Jewish community center that many assumed he was Jewish. Only he isn’t.
One of New York’s oldest neighborhoods, the Lower East Side has long been known as a working-class neighborhood and as poor and diverse. It has once been a center of Jewish culture.
A visit to the Museum of Jewish Heritage: A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, located in Battery Park City. The museum’s mission is to educate people of all ages and backgrounds about 20th and 21st century Jewish history – before, during and after the Holocaust. It is a place to remember the tragic past, but also a place of hope for the future. More arts and culture news, event listings and features at www.nyc-arts.org.
MLB wrote: The Mets’ Jay Horwitz leads the team in their version of the Harlem Shake, or as they like to call it, The Citi Field Shake
Christina Ha presents the latest arts news on location at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, A Living Memorial To The Holocaust, where we view an exhibition honoring Emma Lazarus. Plus, a look at William Inge’s “Picnic” on Broadway, Argentinian pianist Fernando Otero, the Harness Dance Festival, and more. Find more arts and culture news, event listings and features at www.nyc-arts.org.
Christina Ha presents the latest arts news on location at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, A Living Memorial To The Holocaust, where we view its exhibition, “Through Soviet Jewish Eyes: Photography, War, and the Holocaust.” Plus, a look at “I SING BEIJING,” a pioneering program that introduces Mandarin as a lyric language in opera; “Drawing Surrealism” and dance at The Morgan; the groundbreaking “Laramie Project” play at BAM; and more. Find more arts and culture news, event listings and features at www.nyc-arts.org.
Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch died today at the age of 88.
Tossing aside traditional homogeneity of gravestones, Jews from the former Soviet Union are turning to highly polished ornate granite slabs, embossed with flashy, laser-etched portraits of the departed.