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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...

UN Secretary-General: Denial of Israel’s Right to Exist Is “Modern Form of Anti-Semitism”

April 24, 2017 2:45 pm
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the World Jewish Congress on Sunday, "A modern form of anti-Semitism is the denial of the right of the...

DOJ Charges Israeli Boy Behind JCC Bomb Threats

April 21, 2017 5:19 pm
The U.S. Justice Department charged the Israeli-American teen arrested in Israel with making threats against Jewish community centers, JTA teports. The Justice Department said on Friday...

Former Guatemala Mayor Gets One Year For Expelling Lev Tahor Sect

April 5, 2017 1:45 pm
The former mayor of a small town in western Guatemala was sentenced to a year in prison for expelling the Lev Tahor sect of...

U.K. Said To Brace For EU Backlash As May Readies Brexit

March 27, 2017 4:12 pm
Theresa May's government is increasingly concerned the European Union will seek to punish the U.K. for leaving the bloc, amid claims the prime minister...

Is Lara Trump Jewish? No, Even Though She Had a Chupah

March 22, 2017 7:48 pm
Is Lara Trump, the pregnant wife of Eric Trump, Jewish? The answer, it turns out, is no. JTA reports that although media outlets - including...

New App Allows Users To Report Anti-Semitic Incidents

March 9, 2017 4:14 pm
A new app will allow users to report suspicious activity and document anti-Semitic incidents from their smartphones, JTA reports. The app, called Jewish Security Application,...

Conservative Synagogues Pass Resolution Allowing Non-Jews As Members

March 8, 2017 11:11 am
The umbrella body for Conservative synagogues approved on March 1 a resolution to allow individual congregations to decide whether to grant membership to non-Jews,...