Bill de Blasio Campaigning in Yiddish to Save Presidential Bid

BY BEN SALES (JTA) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is marshaling his supporters in the Hasidic community to solicit donations in Yiddish for his presidential campaign. Leaders in...

Dayton Gunman Showed Video of Pittsburgh Shooting on First Date

BY JOSEFIN DOLSTEN (JTA) — The gunman who killed nine people in Dayton, Ohio, showed a woman a video of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting on their first date. A woman who...

FBI Offers $20K for Leads on Arsonist at Boston-Area Chabad Centers

The FBI is offering up to $20,000 for information leading to the apprehension of the suspect responsible for three fires at Boston-area Chabad centers in May. Police in Arlington, Mass.,...

Man Who Sent Bombs to Prominent Dems Sentenced to 20 Years

(JTA) — A Florida man was sentenced to 20 years in prison for sending pipe bombs to prominent Democrats including George Soros. Cesar Sayoc could have been sentenced to life in...

Death Toll From Texas Shooting Rampage Rises to 22

Two more victims of a shooting rampage at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, died of their wounds on Monday, police said, raising the death toll to 22...

California’s Ethnic Studies Proposal Gets an F from Jewish Caucus

(JTA) — An ethnic studies curriculum proposed by the California Department of Education is “inaccurate and misleading” and reflects an “anti-Jewish bias,” Jewish members of the state’s legislature wrote...

Comedy Club Owner David Kimowitz Stabbed to Death in New Jersey

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — A Jewish comedy club owner and the family’s nanny were stabbed to death in a suburban New Jersey neighborhood. David Kimowitz, 40, owner of The Stand...

Two Mass Shootings Leave at Least 29 Dead in 13 Hours

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — At least 29 people and one shooter are dead in the wake of two mass shootings that took place over 13 hours in the United...

Conference of Presidents Taps William Daroff as New CEO

The Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, an umbrella group with 53 member organizations, has selected William Daroff as its next CEO, JNS has learned. Daroff, currently senior...

Army Investigates Woman’s Claims Chabad Rabbi Sexually Harassed Her

BY JOSEFIN DOLSTEN AND MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Last summer, Traci Moran, whose husband Jared is a soldier at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord near Tacoma, Washington, alleged that a local rabbi, Zalman...
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BY JOSEFIN DOLSTEN (JTA) — President Donald Trump had harsh words for Jews who support the Democratic Party. “I think any Jewish people that vote for...

Woman’s Burial Delayed Until Her Son Agrees to Wife’s Get

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BY GABE FRIEDMAN (JTA) — The third season of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” finally has an official trailer, and fans are kvelling. In the trailer released...

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