Novak: Time for American Jews to Stand Up for Bob Levinson

By Jake Novak You’ve probably never heard of Bob Levinson. But Bob Levinson should be a household name for all Americans, especially American Jews. Here’s why: Bob Levinson is the longest-held...

Arabs Voice Anger Over German Soccer Team’s Show of Solidarity With Israel

Many Arabs were unhappy with the German under-21 soccer team’s choice to include the phrase “we feel at home” in Hebrew on their warm-up jerseys during a match at...

Teach NJS Legislative Breakfast

On Sunday, April 15 at the Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe, Teach NJS held its annual legislative breakfast, highlighting the work of advocates in addressing the tuition crisis in nonpublic...

President-Elect of Brazil: Israel Can Count On Our Vote

Until a few weeks ago, Jair Bolsonaro, now the president-elect of Brazil, was a little-known legislator. No one thought he would go on to become the leader of the...

Afghanistan War: 2,000th U.S. Soldier Killed In Insider Attack

KABUL, Afghanistan -- An Afghan soldier turned his gun on American troops at a checkpoint in the country's east, killing two Americans and at least two fellow members of...

British Labour Party Again Declines to Expel Ex-London Mayor Ken Livingstone Over Antisemitic Comments

Ken Livingstone addresses a pro-Palestinian rally in London. Photo: Theo / British Jewish leaders expressed frustration this week that a former mayor of London, Ken Livingstone, has yet to...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Misses Courtroom Arguments Due to Illness

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg missed courtroom arguments on Wednesday due to illness. She was not on the bench for oral arguments in two cases, NBC...

No School For 350,000 Students As Chicago Teachers Strike

Some 350,000 Chicago schools students kept from class on the first day of a teachers’ strike remained in limbo at day's end, with no news of a new contract...

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Help Avi Fertig Help Us Dear Editor, There comes a time when people are forced to cast aside blind allegiances and vote with both eyes open to save homes, jobs, and...

Black Jewish Actor Jussie Smollett Assaulted in Possible Hate Crime

BY EMILY BURACK (JTA) — Actor Jussie Smollett, best known for his work on the show “Empire,” was hospitalized in Chicago on Tuesday following an assault that is being described...
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