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Did the Jewish Week, the Forward and JTA Miss Mrs. Sandler’s Remarks?

April 10, 2012 8:41 am
By Rabbi Avi Shafran After a hail of French police gunfire relieved humanity of the noxious presence of Mohamed Merah, the 23- year-old Algerian-Frenchman who...

JTA President: JTA is Irreplaceable, So Help Out

June 16, 2009 3:55 pm
The following letter was penned by Elisa Spungen Bildner, president of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA), a Jewish news service: Dear Reader: I'm writing to you...

JTA Report Claims “ArtScroll Facing Challenge from Modern Orthodox”

April 7, 2009 2:44 pm
The following is from a JTA report today: For decades, Mesorah Publications has towered over the English-language Jewish publishing world like a Goliath. The Orthodox publishing...

For Conference Of President’s Malcolm Hoenlein, Orderly Transition ‘The Right Thing To Do’

March 16, 2018 2:45 pm
For more than 30 years, Malcolm Hoenlein has served as executive vice chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, an...

Hate Charges Dropped In The Murder Of Sarah Halimi H”yd

February 1, 2018 2:15 pm
The Paris Prosecutor’s office said it would be dropping the hate crime charge in the trial of Kobili Traore, a 28-year-old Muslim man who...

The “Shul” I Won’t Attend

January 24, 2018 8:45 am
By Rabbi Dov Fischer Have you ever attended a movie or other form of entertainment and realized, within moments, that — uh-oh — you are in for...

Are Jews Safe In Australia?

January 11, 2018 7:15 am
Rav Shmuli Feldman, a fourth-generation Australian, denied a New York Times report which quoted him as saying that he felt unsafe in Australia. “I think we’re lucky...

Romania Celebrates Yiddish

December 23, 2017 10:45 pm
Following a unanimous vote, Romania’s parliament established May 30 as a national day to celebrate the Yiddish language, JTA reported. Each year, local authorities may utilize the day to...

Polish Contractors Desecrate Graves

December 21, 2017 9:40 pm
Human remains were dug up during construction work at a former Jewish cemetery in the city of Siemiatycze in eastern Poland, JTA reported. Chief Rabbi of Poland...