BY DEAN M. SHAPIRO, Special to the CCJN
As sundown approaches on the New Year and the hurricane threat passes, rabbis and their staffs at the three New Orleans area Reform synagogues and the Conservative congregation in Metairie are concluding...
By MARCY OSTER
(JTA) — Israel signed peace treaties with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain at the White House on Tuesday, with President Donald Trump calling the moment the “dawn of a new Middle East.”
Details about the treaties...
By RON KAMPEAS
(JTA) — Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, the popular progressive New York congresswoman, is withdrawing from an Americans for Peace Now event memorializing Yitzhak Rabin, the Israeli prime minister a Jewish extremist murdered in 1995 for his efforts to...Continue Reading
By TIFFANY SHLAIN
(JTA) — This year, you can quiet a congregation of Jews with a press of your mute button. It’s hard to believe.
During a normal High Holiday season, synagogues are packed, and services are accompanied by a...
NEW YORK (JTA) – After an initial first wave that devastated New York City’s Orthodox Jewish communities, the coronavirus is on the rise again. Meanwhile, Israelis are back under lockdown after new infections there reached crisis levels.
As we did...Continue Reading ⇒
By BEN SALES
(JTA) — The Google results are shocking: Do an image search for “Jewish baby strollers” and you’ll see row upon row of portable ovens — an offensive allusion to the Holocaust.
Google says it’s looking into the...Continue Reading ⇒
The Crescent City Jewish News was nominated as a finalist in three categories today when the Press Club of New Orleans announced the preliminary results from the judging of its annual Excellence in Journalism Awards.
The CCJN was announced a...Continue Reading ⇒