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Where Are Jared And Ivanka On Trans Bathrooms?

49 min 27 sec ago
LGBT advocates say Jared and Ivanka are missing in action on the administration’s new decision on transgender students and bathroom rights.

Anti-Semitism Info Disappears From State Dept Website

1 hour 9 min ago
Congresswoman Grace Meng asked that the State Department restore materials on combatting anti-Semitism that had been deleted from the State Department website.

Physicist Mildred Dresselhaus, ‘Queen Of Carbon,’ Dies At 86

1 hour 20 min ago
Physicist Mildred Dresselhaus, the daughter of impoverished Polish Jewish immigrants whose pioneering research into the thermal and electrical properties of carbon earned her the nickname “Queen of Carbon,” died February 20. She was 86. Dresselhaus’ research was foundational to the field called nanoscience, in which matter is manipulated at an atomic and molecular level. Her pioneering work earned…

Jewish Prankster Fools ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ Judges With Rapping Rabbi Act

1 hour 29 min ago
As one of the United Kingdom’s best-known pranksters, Simon Brodkin is well versed in the art of infiltration. Without subterfuge, he would never have gotten close enough to the former soccer boss Sepp Blatter to shower him with fake dollar bills as he did during a 2015 news conference to protest Blatter’s alleged corruption….

This Archive Of Rare Recordings Is A Perfect Weekend Project

1 hour 48 min ago
The Maryland Institute College of Art recently donated hundreds of audio recordings of poets, artists, and scholars, to archive.org

‘Punch A Zionist’ Tweeter Quits McGill Student Government

1 hour 59 min ago
MONTREAL — Igor Sadikov, the student politician who called on his Twitter followers to “punch a Zionist today,” stepped down as a director of McGill University’s student government one day after the university’s Arts Undergraduate Society voted against impeaching him. The 22-year-old political science student blamed “interference” by the McGill administration, he said in a statement Thursday…

Are You an #AppallingYoungJew?

4 hours 1 min ago
“The opinions of young #american #jews are appalling. They need the diversity here in #Israel,” the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations tweeted, tagging Michael Oren.

Prosecutors Grill De Blasio Over Ties To Satmar Leader

4 hours 12 min ago
New York City mayor Bill de Blasio met Friday with federal prosecutors investigating his relationship with a Satmar Hasidic landlord, according to a New York Times report.

Syrian Jewish Businessman Snags Priciest Home in Brooklyn

4 hours 12 min ago
He paid $11.6 million for the home in Gravesend, Brooklyn in 2016.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is Holding On For As Long As Possible

4 hours 21 min ago
But the justice said that she remains hopeful about the national future.

BREAKING: Westboro Baptist Church To Protest Outside Modern Orthodox LA School

4 hours 24 min ago
I have been ignoring Westboro Baptist Church my whole life, but now they are coming to my backyard, so I can’t ignore them.

Israeli Passenger Removed From Colombia Flight Over Bomb Joke

4 hours 49 min ago
An Israeli passenger was removed from a domestic flight in Colombia after he reportedly joked about detonating a bomb due to a long delay, according to local media. Yossef Bronfen, 49, was aboard a Latam Airlines flight at the El Dorado International Airport in Bogota earlier this week for seven hours awaiting departure when…

U.N. Says Israeli Sentence Of Hebron Shooter Is ‘Excessively Lenient’

4 hours 54 min ago
The United Nations’ human rights office said it is “deeply disturbed” by the 18-month prison term given to an Israeli soldier who killed a wounded Palestinian terrorist after he had been subdued. Ravina Shamdasani, a spokesperson for the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, criticized the sentence for manslaughter as too lenient on…

Steve Bannon Wanted To Make A Mel Gibson Funded Nazi Documentary

5 hours 2 min ago
The unmade film was set to cover “blood purity” and Nazis.

Israeli Tourist Busted For Climbing Brooklyn Bridge For A Selfie

5 hours 44 min ago
Police in New York arrested an Israeli tourist who climbed the Brooklyn Bridge to take a selfie there. The tourist was an 18-year-old man whom the New York Post identified as “Shivel Dikstein.” Unlike Shoval, Shivel is not a common Israeli name. He was arrested at 7 p.m.

NY Gov. Cuomo Announces Crackdown On Hate Crimes

6 hours 27 sec ago
The measures would establish a toll free hotline to report hate crimes and devote millions more to guarding religious schools.

WATCH: New Leonard Cohen Video Released For ‘Traveling Light’

6 hours 1 min ago
“Traveling Light” is the newest video from Leonard Cohen’s acclaimed final album “You Want It Darker.”

Jews About Town: Shahs of Shabbat, YidLife Crisis, Marti Gras, and More

6 hours 53 min ago
Jews About Town is a new weekly column that will feature the hottest Jewish social events, parties, and networking opportunities for young professionals.

Trump Is Still Waffling On Two-State Solution

6 hours 58 min ago
President Donald Trump said he “likes” the two-state solution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict while reiterating his noncommittal approach. Asked during an interview with Reuters Thursday whether he had backed away from the two-state concept during his Feb. 15 joint White House appearance with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Trump said, “No, I like…