By RON KAMPEAS
(JTA) — The minister holding the country’s purse strings calls himself a “proud homophobe.” Another minister says Pride parades are “vulgar,” while a deputy minister who wants to cancel them was just given power over some aspects...
By ALAN SMASON
Macy Hart, the founding camp director of Henry S. Jacobs Camp in Utica, Mississippi has been announced as serving in a major capacity at the upcoming Jewish Roots of Summer Camp gala planned for the Jewish Regional...
(JTA) –“The Fabelmans,” Steven Spielberg’s autobiographical drama about his Jewish upbringing, had an expected strong haul of Oscar nominations, picking up seven nods Tuesday morning.
A remake of a movie once targeted by the Nazis, a blockbuster embroiled in a...Continue Reading
By JONATHAN S. TOBIN
(JNS.org) – For a few days, Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government behaved as if it were an institution with a moral compass. But it didn’t take long for Dean Douglas Elmendorf to realize that taking...
The Greater New Orleans Chapter of Hadassah installed a new slate of candidates at a brunch on Sunday, January 15, held at the home of past president Ilana Reisin.
The chapter paid tribute to Briann Shear,...Continue Reading ⇒
By ANDREW LAPIN
(JTA) – A newly hired dean of students for a Michigan middle school resigned after only nine school days on the job after receiving an anonymous antisemitic death threat.
The threat sent the district into lockdown and...Continue Reading ⇒
By JACKIE HADJEBERG
(JTA) — Five rabbis from multiple Jewish denominations are among more than a dozen Missouri faith leaders challenging the state’s ban on abortion.
In a lawsuit filed Thursday in St. Louis Circuit Court, the faith leaders charge...Continue Reading ⇒