By ELLA ROCKART
(JTA) — Shonna Levin is an Orthodox Jew, but she won’t be spending Yom Kippur in a synagogue.
The Brooklyn activist had planned to set up camp in Prospect Park, where she was going to host an...
Forgiveness, written by Aaron Samuels and produced by Reboot in partnership with Hillel International, explores the transitional spiritual space that we enter on Kol Nidre when we move from Rosh Hashanah to Yom Kippur as part of a larger transition...
ANNETTE SMITH SMASON, the music maven of Smith’s Records, who helped transform a small card and gift shop into one of the best-stocked and highly-regarded record stores in the nation, passed away on Sunday, September 19 in a Dallas hospice...Continue Reading
By YISRAEL MEDAD
(JNS.org) – We have witnessed a remarkable development as a result of the publication of an article by Rabbi Meir Soloveitchik in Commentary titled “The Real Truth About the Temple Mount,” which suggested that “the government of Israel...
(JTA) — Israel captured the remaining two Palestinian prisoners of the six who riveted the country with their escape from a maximum facility two weeks ago.
Israeli police and army troops surrounded a building in Jenin in the West Bank...Continue Reading ⇒
By RON KAMPEAS
WASHINGTON (JTA) — Lee Zeldin, the prominent Jewish Republican congressman who is running for New York governor, announced that he is in remission from leukemia but will continue his campaign.
“Through early detection, last November, I was...Continue Reading ⇒
By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ
(JTA) — A senior imam in France who in a sermon recited a religious text commanding Muslims to kill Jews has been acquitted of incitement to antisemitic hate charges.
Mohamed Tatai, the rector of the Great Mosque...Continue Reading ⇒