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What does the Museum of Modern Art have to do with Palestinian oppression?

Wed, 2021-06-16 14:18
Strike MoMA’s demonstration’s against the museum’s board merged with the Palestinian demonstrations in Manhattan. What’s the connection?

How a former Anglican monk’s story inspired a gay French-Jewish romance

Wed, 2021-06-16 13:12
The French film ‘Summer of ‘85’ was adapted from the 1982 young adult novel ‘Dance on my Grave’ by Aiden Chambers.

Liberated at Buchenwald, Max Temkin became a lifelong enemy of hate

Wed, 2021-06-16 12:50
Part of a delegation that brought back soil from concentration camps to the U.S. Holocaust Museum, Max Temkin has died at the age of 99.

In a first, Jew of color to lead major rabbinical school

Wed, 2021-06-16 10:44
“We’re not going to get the thriving Jewish communal life that we want only by playing the cards we’re dealt.”

Israel strikes Gaza in response to fiery balloons after tense Flag March

Wed, 2021-06-16 09:37
The exchange was the first since a May 21 ceasefire that ended 11 days of deadly violence.

Jewish groups in the US and South Africa among recipients of MacKenzie Scott’s latest $2.74 billion in grants

Tue, 2021-06-15 22:58
This round of funding brings Scott’s total charitable giving since July 2020 to $8.5 billion. It’s the first time she has given to Jewish groups.

Survey: Most NYC council candidates would continue tradition of Israel trips

Tue, 2021-06-15 22:34
New York City Council candidates responded to a questionnaire on Jewish and Israel-related questions.

After stir over Kahane, school district taps local rabbi to make amends

Tue, 2021-06-15 22:11
A Montclair rabbi reported that a professional development session focused on antisemitism was warmly received by MHS administrators.

Comic book-loving Ivy League grad runs 93 miles a week and is long shot Olympic hopeful

Tue, 2021-06-15 22:02
Jordan Mann – Manga maven, Jewish professional and Brown University alum – is hoping to make history at the steeplechase event in Tokyo.

Federal judge throws out anti-vaccination lawsuit and calls its Nazi analogy ‘reprehensible’

Tue, 2021-06-15 20:50
The court’s ruling was based on the merits — but the judge couldn’t help singling out one of the arguments for special derision.

Stanford Diversity Programs Are Creating A ‘Hostile Climate’ For Jews In The Workplace, Staffers Charge In Federal Complaint

Tue, 2021-06-15 20:14
The discrimination suit alleges that racial awareness training for school counselors has included persistent anti-Jewish harassment.

Biden names Tom Nides, a former top Obama State Department official, as ambassador to Israel

Tue, 2021-06-15 19:56
Nides, a banker, had good relations with Israeli diplomats while a deputy secretary of state from 2011 to 2013.

California Jewish lawmakers secure $80 million in budget for Jewish-related causes

Tue, 2021-06-15 19:20
The funds include $50 million to help protect nonprofits and $10 million for an exhibit on antisemitism at the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles.

Boston-area high school football team had long history of antisemitic behavior, report finds

Tue, 2021-06-15 18:56
The Duxbury team had been using words like “Auschwitz” and “rabbi” for plays dating back to 2010, according to the investigation.

An EU ruling on kosher slaughter tells rabbis how to go about their business

Tue, 2021-06-15 18:02
The “astonishing” decision says how Judaism and Islam can and should change to meet new regulations.

‘We Cannot Be Silent’ — Jewish workers in devastated countries face unusual dangers and difficult choices

Tue, 2021-06-15 18:00
“She was Shiite from the South. When she learned I was Israeli, she was shaking. Slowly, Slowly I approached her, and we passed that obstacle.”

Most Jews won’t set foot in a synagogue. That’s why rabbis need to think like entrepreneurs.

Tue, 2021-06-15 15:45
The pandemic inspired new experiments in reaching Jewish seekers where they live.

Omar’s comments aren’t just about Israel— they threaten the ties of Jews and the Democratic Party

Tue, 2021-06-15 15:18
American Jewish Democrats should recognize the danger that these sentiments pose to the future of the party— and their place in it.

Why we might not know who won the NYC mayoral primary until mid-July

Tue, 2021-06-15 15:06
‘The delay is about counting every vote, that’s a positive thing,’ said Jan Combopiano, an organizer with Brooklyn Voters Alliance.