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New Independent Jewish Student Network Seeks ‘Judaism On Our Own Terms’

9 min 40 sec ago
More Jewish students are looking to start their own clubs outside of Hillel, which bans partnerships with pro-BDS groups.

‘Law & Order’ Episode Asks: What If A Muslim Woman Politician Was Raped In A Synagogue?

Fri, 2019-05-17 20:59
A recent ‘SVU’ featured an Ilhan Omar-like character’s rape.

Most Democrats Like Israel But Not Netanyahu: Poll

Fri, 2019-05-17 19:57
Most of the 800 respondents agreed with the statement that “someone can be critical of Israeli government policies and still be pro-Israel.

Remembering Herman Wouk’s Bestselling Confidence And Modesty

Fri, 2019-05-17 17:01
Herman Wouk, who has died at 103, was unafraid to be classed as anti-intellectual.

Why My Father Wouldn’t Let Me Read Marjorie Morningstar

Fri, 2019-05-17 16:56
“Only then did I realize how uncomfortably close to home the novel was for my father, who also came of age in the 1930s and ’40s.”

Remembering Herman Wouk: “Why I Had To Go To Germany”

Fri, 2019-05-17 16:53
In this excerpt from the late Herman Wouk’s book “Sailor and Fiddler,” the author explains the inspiration for some of his greatest novels.

Gene Simmons Gives Pentagon Briefing: ‘America Is The Promised Land For Everybody’

Fri, 2019-05-17 16:15
“Take my word for it. America is the Promised Land for everybody.”

Police Probe Second Suspicious Fire At Boston-Area Chabad

Fri, 2019-05-17 15:42
Two fires this month put the Jewish community on high alert.

Christian Couple Posed As Orthodox Jews To Convert Neighbors

Fri, 2019-05-17 15:16
“He doesn’t deny any of it, on the contrary, he insists that he is correct in his way, and has no regrets.”

Trump’s ‘Peace’ Team Have No Clue What Justice Is

Fri, 2019-05-17 14:49
I want nothing more than to experience an Iftar with my friends — many of whom are Jewish — that celebrates equality.

German Parliament Says BDS Is Anti-Semitic, Compares It To Nazi-Era Boycotts

Fri, 2019-05-17 14:34
The motion going up for a vote in the Bundestag likens BDS to Nazi policies against doing business with Jews.

April Was First Month With No Israeli Terror Casualties Since 2017

Fri, 2019-05-17 14:31
In May, however, 4 Israelis died as a result of heavy rocket fire from Gaza aimed at civilians.

Williams College Bypasses Student Council’s Refusal To Register Pro-Israel Club

Fri, 2019-05-17 13:52
Administrators at the liberal arts college “had a legal obligation to offer that process,” a spokesperson said.

Welcome To The Age Of Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform

Thu, 2019-05-16 21:57
To be sure, mass incarceration is far from the only problem in our society today. But its effects exacerbate inequities across the country.

For Adrienne Rich, On Her 90th Birthday

Thu, 2019-05-16 21:36
At some point in your life, you will likely hear the maxim that the personal is political.

Jewish Federations Hire Hillel President Eric Fingerhut As New CEO

Thu, 2019-05-16 20:39
The former congressman succeeds Jerry Silverman, the umbrella group’s leader since 2009.

This Rabbi Leads Hasidic Opposition To Vaccines - And Many Are Listening

Thu, 2019-05-16 20:23
“He appears to be a gun for hire in the ultra-Orthodox community.”

The ‘Candid’ Chuck Lorre Stays Silent On Years Of Misconduct At CBS

Thu, 2019-05-16 19:27
In ‘candid’ interview, Chuck Lorre was silent on decades of alleged sexual misconduct at his network.

Teen Reporter Scoops De Blasio’s Presidential Candidacy Announcement

Thu, 2019-05-16 19:04
Gabe Fleisher, who writes a political newsletter, tweeted the announcement after a small item in an Iowa blog caught his eye.