Local Jewish leaders viewed several of President Donald Trump’s recent tweets with a cynical eye in the wake of the Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representative’s vote to condemn the Republican in the White House.
The Wexner Foundation recently confirmed Jeffrey Epstein, a wealthy money manager, was once a trustee of the foundation and said in an emailed statement it is now “sickened” by the registered sex offender’s behavior.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta is resigning following criticism of his handling of a plea deal with a wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein, who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls.
The body of Rabbi Reuven Bauman was found at about 1 p.m. July 14 off the coast of North Carolina by a boat of volunteers from Misaskim of Maryland and was positively identified, according to Yeshiva World News.
Orthodox Jews in Greater Cleveland were praying psalms after Rabbi Reuven Bauman was missing at sea July 9 after apparently trying to rescue a camper who was struggling in turbulent waters off the coast of Virginia Beach, Va.
NEW YORK (AP) — In a startling reversal of fortune, billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein was charged Monday with sexually abusing dozens of underage girls in a case brought more than a decade after he secretly cut a deal with federal prosecutors to dispose of nearly identical allegations.
NEW YORK – Wealthy financier and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein was arrested Saturday in New York on new sex-trafficking charges involving allegations that date to the early 2000s, according to law enforcement officials.
(JTA) — Adam Lehman, a former Shaker Heights resident who is the chief operating officer at Hillel International since 2015, has been named interim CEO there.
(JTA) — The U.S. Embassy hosted its annual Fourth of July party in Jerusalem for the first time, days after its ambassador participated in the inauguration of a controversial archaeological tourist site in eastern Jerusalem.
(JTA) — Academy Award winner Richard Dreyfuss said he is more concerned about “Jews not behaving like Jews” than he is about the global rise in anti-Semitism.
(JTA) — When the ushers locked the door to the sanctuary, and the congregants prepared to flee the synagogue in preparation for a mass shooting, Rabbi Neil Cooper made sure it all happened before they had to take the Torahs out of the ark.
The letter, signed by more than 140 academics, warned that the museum could lose its credibility by releasing the statement it did.
(JTA) — Thirty-six Jews have been arrested at a protest in front of an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in Elizabeth, New Jersey.
(JTA) — Republicans are opening up their checkbooks to keep Jewish self-help author Marianne Williamson in the race for the Democratic nomination for president.
(JTA) — The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh will give more than $650,000 to victims of the Christchurch terror attacks on two mosques that left 51 worshippers dead.
(JTA) — The man who drove his car into a crowd of counter-protesters at the 2017 neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville, killing Heather Heyer, has been sentenced to life in prison.
WASHINGTON (JTA) — The most dramatic moment in the second Democratic presidential debate was a showdown about race and generational differences between front-runner former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif.