By EMILY BURACK
(JTA) — The Jewish highlights of the Tokyo Olympics kicked off with Jewish basketball superstar Sue Bird serving as one of Team USA’s two flag bearers at the opening ceremony, a huge honor.
The lasting accolades, though,...
By ALAN SMASON, Special to the CCJN
“The World of Bob Dylan“ edited by Sean Latham. Cambridge University Press. Cambridge, United Kingdom ©2021. 351 p.
Beginning with the pivotal musical period of the Folk Era and the later emergence of...
(TPS) — Arab terrorists threw rocks at an Israeli bus and other vehicles driving between Yakir and Revava on the West Bank on Sunday night, damaging the bus and injuring a woman.
The woman, who suffered injured to both eyes,...Continue Reading
By MITCHELL BARD
(JNS.org) – I was thinking about the libel comparing Israel to Afrikaner South Africa, and it occurred to me that the rebuttals, including mine, leave out a central argument. In South Africa, Afrikaners considered the country theirs—that...
(TEL AVIV) – Under the direction of the Ministry of Health, Magen David Adom (MDA) began an extensive vaccination booster campaign on Sunday in nursing homes throughout Israel in an effort to curb the Delta variant and protect...Continue Reading ⇒
Retired businessman Michael Goldman is set to lead the Jewish Children’s Regional Service (JCRS) as the agency’s president.
Other officers announced to the JCRS board are vice presidents Amy Gainsburgh Haspel, Alan Krilov, Rose Sher and Henry Weber. Kathy Shepard...Continue Reading ⇒
(JTA) — Carl Levin, the Jewish Michigander who spent 36 years as a fierce inquisitor in the Senate, has died at 87.
The Levin Center at Wayne State University Law School announced Levin’s passing on Thursday. It did not give...Continue Reading ⇒