Miscellaneous

Online Holocaust Denial Suppressed in English, Though Rife in Arabic

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As International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Jan. 27 forces Jews to ask themselves how safe they feel, new data from CyberWell has revealed social-media...
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Engage with Israel’s new government

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On Dec. 21, shortly before the expiration of the midnight deadline to do so, Benjamin Netanyahu informed Israeli President Isaac Herzog that he had...

World briefs: Menorah from iconic 1931 photograph returns to Germany

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Menorah from iconic 1931 photograph returns to Germany A brass menorah from a famous photo taken during the rise of the Nazis made its way...

Calendar: November 29-December 5

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Nov. 29 “Women of the Book: The Spiritual Lives of Early Modern Women, 1450-1800” This exhibit by Johns Hopkins Sheridan Libraries features approximately 100 treasures, following...

Brandeis U reeling after bus accident leaves 1 student dead, dozens injured; Jewish students...

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By Penny Schwartz WALTHAM, Massachusetts (JTA) — The days before Thanksgiving break were supposed to be packed at Brandeis University’s Hillel: There was a talk...

Thousands of Chabad rabbis convene in New York amid banner year for movement

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By Philissa Cramer It was unseasonably cold on Sunday morning when thousands of rabbis crowded on risers in front of Chabad-Lubavitch headquarters in Brooklyn to...

Former teacher at Bnos Yisroel arrested, imprisoned on multiple child-abuse charges

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A teacher affiliated with Bnos Yisroel of Baltimore has been fired after being charged with the possession and distribution of child pornography. On Nov....

Kathy Hochul re-elected as New York governor, heading off challenge from Jewish Republican Lee...

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  (New York Jewish Week) — Gov. Kathy Hochul prevailed in her reelection bid over Rep. Lee Zeldin, heading off an unexpectedly strong challenge from...

Israeli Ambassador Michael Herzog to JNF conference attendees in Boston: ‘They will not tear...

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Israeli Ambassador to the United States Michael Herzog has a message for Baltimore ... and to Jewish individuals throughout the United States. Speaking in...

Calendar: November 9–30

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Nov. 9 Amar’e Stoudemire: My Jewish Journey NBA superstar, actor, author, producer, motivational speaker, philanthropist and Orthodox Jew Amar’e Stoudemire will speak at a free event...