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Layoffs force JCC leaders to ponder post-pandemic future and leave employees in the lurch

Wed, 2020-04-08 22:13
Hundreds of employees at JCCs across the United States have been let go as the institutions, have had to close their doors due to the coronavirus.

What if Jewish journalism disappears?

Wed, 2020-04-08 20:20
The demise of the London Jewish Chronicle and the Canadian Jewish News should serve as a wake-up call for Jewish leaders.

Jewish charity delivers Passover food to more than 200,000 homebound New Yorkers

Wed, 2020-04-08 19:50
The deliveries included 129,000 bottles of grape juice and 1,150,000 of potatoes, onions and apples.

Helene Aylon, 89, Feminist Artist Whose Work Reflected Her Evolution As A Woman And A Jew

Wed, 2020-04-08 19:04
Her work is in permanent collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, the Museum of Modern Art in San Francisco and The Jewish Mu…

Please do not host a “Christian seder”

Wed, 2020-04-08 18:50
Co-opting the seder often means treating Judaism, and by extension Jews, as just a footnote to Christian history.

Sanders lost the democratic primary. But he won the moral argument.

Wed, 2020-04-08 18:08
On the eve of Passover, a plague has forced the most successful Jewish presidential candidate in US history to drop his presidential bid.

This is not our first seder in isolation.

Wed, 2020-04-08 18:00
“None of you shall go outside the door of their house until morning.” These are not words from the health department, but from the Book of Exodus.

Editorial | Coronavirus claims another victim: Jewish journalism

Wed, 2020-04-08 17:11
We are getting to the essence of everything, stripping away the extraneous. Journalism — Jewish journalism — is essential to our communities.

Bernie’s campaign is dead. Long live Bernie.

Wed, 2020-04-08 17:02
Before Sanders, paths to high office that antagonized the donor class were once unthinkable. Now, there is a movement that will back these candidates.

Hal Willner, 64: The strangest, most beloved man in show business

Wed, 2020-04-08 16:38
Hal Willner might have been the most willfully strange person in show business.

How DeMille made his ‘Ten Commandments’ Jewish again

Wed, 2020-04-08 16:30
To understand Cecil B. DeMille’s “The Ten Commandments” –- both of them — one must look to history.

Jews react with sadness to Bernie Sanders dropping out of the presidential race

Wed, 2020-04-08 16:16
“Thank you, Zayde. The rest is up to us.”

Irving Carter, 76, British Philanthropist Who Funded Emergency Medical Services In Israel For 30 Years

Wed, 2020-04-08 16:06
Magen David Adom “lost one of its greatest friends,” the group said in a statement. The post [Irving Carter, 76, British philanthropist who funded…

WATCH: Carole King and the cast of ‘Beautiful’ sing ‘You’ve Got a Friend’

Wed, 2020-04-08 15:50
The performance benefits the Actors Fund.

Michael Goldmeier, 73, Led Largest British Jewish Health Care Agency

Wed, 2020-04-08 15:35
Goldmeier “was someone who exemplified faith,” said Rabbi Yitzchak Schochet The post [Michael Goldmeier, 73, led largest British Jewish health…

Bernie Sanders drops out of presidential race

Wed, 2020-04-08 15:28
Sanders is the most successful Jewish presidential candidate in American history, coming in second place in two straight Democratic primaries.

What’s up with the anti-Semitic imagery in British cartoons this week?

Wed, 2020-04-08 15:07
Two political cartoons have drawn fire in the UK for playing into anti-Semitic stereotypes.

Coronavirus kills 15 at Amsterdam’s Jewish old-age home

Wed, 2020-04-08 14:59
The infection occurred last month before a lockdown was imposed at Beth Shalom, where children from a Jewish school visited on March 4.

‘F**k Kikes’ spray-painted on Los Angeles synagogue

Wed, 2020-04-08 14:04
The Orthodox Persian synagogue has been targeted previously by graffiti.