(JTA) — The day after he turned 100, Jozef Walaszczyk prepared to attend yet another Holocaust commemoration ceremony in his native Warsaw.
(JTA) — The tiny Jewish community of Porto, Portugal, made a feature film about its history that is likely the costliest production by any European Jewish community.
NEW YORK (JTA) — On our first date nearly nine years ago, my (now) husband resolved to improve Hasidic education. He had grown up in the Belz Hasidic community in Brooklyn, attending Belz schools from nursery through post-high school. But in all those years, he never learned science, geograp…
AMSTERDAM (JTA) — The Dutch government has allocated $2.76 million toward the maintenance and restoration of Jewish cemeteries in the Netherlands.
NEW YORK (JTA) — Jewish education is both my career and my calling, so I enjoy talking about my schools’ mission and curriculum. In the past year, however, my conversations have been to explain why regulations proposed in New York will undermine religious and private education.
(JTA) — Netflix said that it will add a clarification on some maps shown in its new documentary about the Nazi concentration camp guard John Demjanjuk following complaints.
(JTA) — Thirty-nine percent of American Christians who attend church have heard their clergy speak out about Jews, and 9 percent have heard them say something negative.
(JTA) — Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who is said to be preparing to become a Democratic presidential candidate, apologized for using “disrespectful” language about women.
(JTA) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said that if he is elected, he would give a “very, very important role” in White House to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY).
The record-setting challah clocked in at more than 32 feet long and required over 150 pounds of dough and ten hours to bake.
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(JTA) — Fifty-eight Israelis were injured during the wave of rocket attacks fired by terror groups from Gaza this week. Thirty-four Palestinians, most of them reported to be members of Islamic Jihad and other Gaza terror groups, were killed in retaliatory strikes.
(JTA) — Five years ago, Major General Yair Golan was on the cusp of running the Israeli army under Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
(JTA) — Two dozen prominent Brits — including Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, “Spider-Man” star Tom Holland, author Fay Weldon and actress Joanna Lumley — said Thursday that they will not be voting for the British Labour Party in elections next month because of the party’s ongoing anti-Semiti…
(JTA) — The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has agreed to a resolution agreement with the U.S. Department of Education over an anti-Semitism complaint.
(JTA) — A rabbi representing Jews in Europe has asked a German auction house to cancel the sale of items belonging to Nazi leaders, including Adolf Hitler.
ODESSA, Ukraine (JTA) — Alina Feoktistova always knew she was Jewish, but the first time she sought contact with the community was to see if it could pay her tuition.
(JTA) — Bipartisan legislation to increase cooperation between the United States and Israel to develop technology to counter “killer drones” was introduced in the House of Representatives.