38,000 Pounds of Bagels Burnt in Truck Before Yom Kippur

BY BEN SALES (JTA) — Midwest Jews may need to find something else to eat when Yom Kippur ends — tons of their bagels are now toast. Some 38,000 pounds of frozen...

President Trump’s Rosh Hashana Message

"It's a great honor to be with you and to host our third annual call with Jewish leaders, rabbis and friends to wish you Shana Tova, a sweet new...

AOC Accuses Trump of Targeted Antisemitism Against Rep. Adam Schiff

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) accused U.S. President Donald Trump over the weekend of being “engaged in deliberate, atrocious, targeted anti-Semitism” in response to the president’s Twitter attacks Rep. Adam...

Connecticut Rabbi Found Guilty of Sexually Assaulting Former Student

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — A jury found Daniel Greer, 79, the founding rabbi of the Yeshiva of New Haven, guilty on four felony counts of sexual assault of a minor following a...

Elaine Luria Gets Flak in Her Virginia Swing District for Backing Impeachment

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (JTA) — Joe Deleon voted for Donald Trump for president in 2016 and Elaine Luria for Congress in 2018. But now that Luria is backing an...

Trump Highlights Iran Deal, Battling Antisemitism on Pre-Holiday Call

In the annual call on Friday ahead of the Rosh Hashanah holiday between Jewish communal leaders and the president of the United States, U.S. President Donald Trump recalled a...

Duluth Homeless Man Set Synagogue Fire to Keep Warm

A homeless man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to accidentally setting fire to a historic synagogue in Duluth, Minn., on Sept. 9 that destroyed the building. Matthew James Amiot, 36, confessed...

DOE: Duke, UNC Must Fix Pro-Islam Bias in Middle East Program

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — The U.S. Education Department told Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to revise its federally funded Middle East Studies program because...

Admitted White Supremacist Indicted for Plot to Bomb Las Vegas Synagogue

A former security guard was charged with compiling bomb components and guns to kill people at a Las Vegas synagogue, and drawing up plans to attack a bar catering...

Sarsour, Mallory, Bland Leave Women’s March Board

BY JOSEFIN DOLSTEN (JTA) — Three of the organizers of the Women’s March have stepped down from its board. Co-chairs Linda Sarsour, Tamika Mallory and Mari Lynn "Bob" Bland left in July, The...
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Woodmere Fire Department Hosts Fire Prevention Day

  The Woodmere Volunteer Fire Department opened its doors on October 6 to members of the community at its annual Fire Prevention Day. The event...

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Default judgments for defrauding investors out of at least $30 million have been entered against several Five Towns residents as well as other individuals...

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Sukkos is upon us, and we are bereft of the gedolim of yesteryear. Not to fret, however, because we still have sefarim that tell...

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