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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...

Chief Rabbinate Rejects Venice Conversions

June 15, 2018 2:49 pm
Venetian Chief Rabbi Scialom Bahbout traveled to the Knesset to protest the Chief Rabbinate’s refusal to recognize his beis din and its conversions, JTA...

R”L: Shuls in Europe Converted To Night Clubs

June 15, 2018 2:17 pm
In the Slovakian town of Trnava, restaurant manager Robert Sajtlava claims that his employer preserved the memory of the Jews that once lived there...

NOPE: Israel Rejects Ugandan Converts

June 14, 2018 7:17 pm
The Conservative movement is reeling at an unprecedented decision of the Interior Ministry to reject Uganda’s 2,000-strong Abayudaya community that was converted under Conservative...

Not Even Your Bubbe’s HUC

June 11, 2018 9:45 am
By Rabbi Pesach Lerner and Rabbi Yaakov Menken The first ordination banquet of the Hebrew Union College (HUC) of Reform Judaism, held in Cincinnati in...

SHAME ON THEM: Jewish Senators Slammed By Jewish Community for Siding with Hamas Terrorists

May 17, 2018 8:32 pm
Baltimore, MD, May 17, 2018 — Echoing language used by Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., the Coalition for Jewish Values (CJV) said today that it is "deeply...

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...