Jewish Groups Pay Tribute to Late Civil Rights Leader

As Americans marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, U.S. Jewish groups paid tribute to the late iconic civil rights leader. “In a time of growing hate and intolerance,...

A Year After Premiere of Who Will Write Our History, Nancy Spielberg Reflects

  By Michele Justic The last time 5TJT interviewed Nancy Spielberg, Who Will Write Our History had not yet made its grand premiere on International Holocaust Remembrance Day to audiences across...

Putin Skews Holocaust History at Commemoration in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Russian President Vladimir Putin’s prime speaking slot at a Holocaust commemoration event here this week was generating controversy even before he took the podium. His remarks...

Son of N.C. Judge Pleads Guilty to Threatening Local Synagogue

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — The son of a North Carolina Court of Appeals judge pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges for threatening a local synagogue. William Warden, 21, son of Judge Lucy...

World Leaders in Jerusalem for 5th World Holocaust Forum – Israeli President Reuven Rivlin and the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial and museum are hosting the 5th World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem on Thursday. This year’s event, titled,...

Nazi-Looted Tableware in Netherlands to Be Returned to Heirs of Jewish Owners

Items that are part of an art collection at Het Loo Palace in Apeldoorn, Netherlands, are set to be returned to the heirs of German-Jewish banker Herbert Gutmann after...

Agency for Jewish Groups Rejects Idea of Arming Laypeople in Shuls

BY BEN SALES (JTA) — If synagogues hire armed guards, they should be trained police officers, a top Jewish security agency says in a new report. Armed congregants who are not law...

Pope Francis Condemns ‘Barbaric Resurgence’ of Antisemitsm

(JTA) – A week before International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Pope Francis renewed his condemnation of antisemitism, decrying its “barbaric resurgence.” Francis was addressing a delegation from the Simon Wiesenthal Center that met...

NJ Senate Avoids Vote to Remove Religious Exemption From Immunizations

(JTA) — A bill that would have ended a policy that allows New Jersey parents to skip immunizing their children on account of their religious beliefs and still enroll...
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USHMM Works to Preserve Evidence of the Holocaust

By Rochelle Miller The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. is in a race against time to collect and preserve the evidence of...

Jewish News Wins 18-Month Legal Battle Against Polish Nationalist Group

BY KATARZYNA MARKUSZ WARSAW, Poland (JTA) — A London-based Jewish newspaper did not have to use the term “German Nazis” an appeals court in Warsaw ruled,...

House of Rothschild & Royal Wine Celebrate 30 Years

Tristate restaurateurs, caterers, and foodies will be the first to sample and stock up on the newest in fine kosher wines, spirits, and creative...

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