Amar’e Stoudemire — player, coach, kosher winemaker — adds ‘farmer’ to his list of...

(New York Jewish Week via JTA) — On an unusually hot day in mid-October, Amar’e Stoudemire stopped by the Union Square Greenmarket to meet New York basketball lovers and...

‘Holocaust was a scam’ projected on Swedish synagogue during international antisemitism conference

(JTA) — Swedish police are investigating how the words “the Holocaust was a scam” were projected onto the main synagogue in Malmö while that city was holding an international...

Israeli leaders mourn UK lawmaker killed in suspected terror attack

(October 17, 2021 / JNS) Israeli leaders from across the political spectrum sent their condolences to the family of British lawmaker Sir David Amess on Saturday, following his murder...

EDITOR’S NOTE

Last week’s front page of the 5 Towns Jewish Times featured a photograph that communicated a terrible damaging message and for that I categorically and unequivocally apologize to our...

Orthodox Faithful Write Off Seriousness of Capitol Attack

By Shira Hanau On Wednesday, some Orthodox Jews took their support for Trump to the next level, traveling to Washington to participate in the Trump rally that turned into a...

Bagel Store: A Bissel Shtisel

They are actors playing parts that are distant from their real lives. And for those of you who have become aficionados of the Netflix series "Shtisel," that might be...

First Person: This Lockdown Was Like No Other

(JTA) — “Are you safe? Home? Locked down?” These are the three questions I’ve sent over and over to friends and colleagues throughout the day. Today started for me like many...

Jewish Lawmakers Under Siege in Congress Give Personal Accounts

(JTA) — It’s been a day unlike any in modern American history: An armed mob broke through police into the U.S. Capitol building, vandalizing offices and taking over the...

Report: Airbnb Policy a ‘Growing Headache’

A recent article in Forbes magazine reported that Airbnb’s decision to delist 200 Jewish residences in Judea and Samaria from its popular travel rental site is becoming a “growing...

Larry Gordon: Protest Politics

  Back in 1968, I was in camp in Ferndale, New York. I had one of those small transistor radios that allowed me to listen to a local news broadcast,...
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NEW YORK (JTA) — Park East Synagogue, a Modern Orthodox congregation on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, fired its popular assistant rabbi after the longtime...

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(JTA) — The World Series is upon us, and there are likely more Jewish players in this year’s edition than there have been in...

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(JTA) — First Lady Jill Biden gave the keynote speech Sunday at the Yeshiva Beth Yehudah annual fundraiser dinner in Detroit, a gala that...

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