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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...

Belarus Kevorim Not In Danger

October 26, 2017 3:15 pm
In total disagreement with reports of the World Association of Belarusian Jewry that two Jewish cemeteries in Gomel, Belarus, were destroyed to make room...

Belarus: Bones of Jews to End Up in City Dumpsters

October 24, 2017 8:15 am
A Belarus judge okayed the construction of apartments on Jewish cemeteries in Gomel and Mozyr, JTA reported. Yakov Goodman, a Jewish-American activist for the preservation of...

“Settlements Are Part of Israel,” U.S. Ambassador David Friedman Says

September 30, 2017 9:00 pm
U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, JTA reports, told the Hebrew Walla news website on Thursday, "I think the settlements are part of Israel....

Russia Bans Marcus Lehman Book

September 10, 2017 8:15 pm
A court in the Black Sea coastal city of Sochi blacklisted the book Forcibly Baptized by Marcus Lehman. It was also added to the...

Alan Gross Moves To Israel

August 4, 2017 5:15 pm
Alan Gross, 68, the Jewish contractor who languished for five years in a Cuban jail after going to the Communist state to set up...

U.S. May Leave UN Human Rights Council, Amb. Nikki Haley Warns

June 7, 2017 12:15 pm
Nikki Haley, the American ambassador to the United Nations, said the U.S. is considering its membership in the UN Human Rights Council, citing among...

Tens of Thousands ‘Celebrate Israel’ in NYC Parade

June 5, 2017 10:15 am
Tens of thousands of people lined Manhattan's Fifth Avenue to show their support for Israel yesterday, JTA reports. The "Celebrate Israel" parade was held on...