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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...

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,...

Awful: Attackers Saw Off Jewish Man’s Finger

February 23, 2017 9:48 pm
JTA reports that two Jewish brothers said they were abducted briefly and beaten by several men in suburban Paris in an incident that ended...

Donors Angry at Masbia’s Alexander Rapaport for Protesting Trump’s Immigration Order

February 13, 2017 9:42 am
Alexander Rapaport, director of Masbia soup kitchen, rallied support for his Yemeni neighbors who were protesting President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily banning immigration...

Year After Obama’s “Deal,” Iranian Official Boasts Of Hitting Tel Aviv In Just 7...

February 6, 2017 10:40 pm
A senior Iranian official warned Saturday that if the U.S. launches an attack on Iran, his country could hit the Israeli metropolis of Tel...

Conservative Movement To Allow Membership To Non-Jews?

January 29, 2017 10:16 am
The Conservative movement may be poised to open its doors to non-Jewish members, with a formal vote on the issue expected in March, JTA...