(JTA) — “Casino,” Martin Scorsese’s examination of the mob’s control of Las Vegas in the 1960s and 70s, debuted in theaters on Nov. 22, 1995 — 25 years ago this past week.
(JTA) — Assassins shot to death Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, the nuclear scientist that western intelligence agencies believe to be behind Iran’s nuclear weapons program.
(JTA) — A member of the United Arab Emirates’ royal family has formally announced his interest in buying half of the Israeli soccer team Beitar Jerusalem.
(JTA) — An unidentified woman stole the kippah of a rabbi whom she threatened with a knife on a street in the Austrian capital of Vienna, police said.
(JTA) — The Supreme Court blocked government restrictions on houses of worship imposed by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a late night ruling Wednesday.
(JTA) — As of Wednesday afternoon, one of the first results in a Facebook search for “Holohoax” — a term popular with Holocaust deniers — was a post decrying “Zionist White Jewish Supremacist Child murdering Apartheid State, Talmudic Satanic Holohoax promoters.”
(JTA) — James Wolfensohn, the World Bank president and philanthropist who helped shepherd Israel’s exit from the Gaza Strip, has died at 86.
WASHINGTON (JTA) — President Donald Trump pardoned Michael Flynn, his first national security adviser, who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI, including about a conversation he had with a Russian diplomat about Israel.
(JTA) — Irwin Cotler, a former Canadian justice minister and a human rights activist, is Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s choice as his nation’s first envoy to combat anti-Semitism.
The public facility, in the predominantly Jewish suburb of Cote St. Luc, is suffering from acute staff shortages.
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Anti-Semitic crimes were the second-largest category in the annual report, though Jews comprise less than 1% of the population in the region.
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(JTA) — This week, families around the country will celebrate Thanksgiving amid a new and devastating reality. While our celebrations might look and feel different than other years, many of us will likely recall our blessings in new ways as well. Food on the table will have heightened meanin…
Abraham Flexner has been called the "father" of modern medical education, but he denigrated women and Black people in his seminal 1910 report.
(JTA) — The Swedish foreign minister pleaded with Iran to spare the life of a Swedish-Iranian physician who was convicted on charges that he was spying for Israel, saying they were trumped up.
(JTA) — A Jewish couple in Columbus say their neighbor yelled anti-Semitic threats at them and threw rocks through their window on the day that Joe Biden was declared the winner of the presidential election.
(JTA) — Dianne Feinstein, the veteran Jewish senator from California, plans to step down from her role as the top Democrat on the powerful Judiciary Committee.
(JTA) — After one massive wedding that was scaled back under pressure and another that went off in secret, one of the most important leaders of the Satmar Hasidic community delivered a speech that amounted to a declaration of war.
(JTA) — Suzanne Belling, a former Jewish Telegraphic Agency correspondent and longtime writer and editor for Jewish publications in South Africa, has died.
(JTA) — Fox News and the parents of Seth Rich, the Jewish Democratic National Committee staffer killed near his Washington, D.C., home in 2016, settled the family’s lawsuit over a story that intimated he was killed for leaking damaging information about Democrats.