Agreement over allocation of senior positions in World Zionist Organization and its affiliates prevented deepening wedge between Israel and Diaspora
Report by London-based Institute for Jewish Policy Research finds that Europe accounts for same percentage of worldwide Jews today as it did nearly 1,000 years ago ■ 70,000 Israeli-born Jews live permanently in Europe
The Ramle school turned away the boy on the grounds that his mother, who immigrated to Israel from Azerbaijan 19 years ago, is not Jewish
He was arrested in 2019 for plotting to bomb a historic Colorado synagogue and had described the planned attack as a 'move for our race'
The 92-year-old Chaim Kanievsky broke quarantine on Yom Kippur and hosted people at his home, despite having been exposed to an infected person
It began as a Canaanite festival, superseded Passover among Bible-era Jews and won a disloyal king a royal pelting with etrogim
During groundworks to build an intersection a rare Galilean ritual bath was found, sawed out of the bedrock and moved in an extraordinary collaboration
Professor David Engel insists events that occurred in different eras and different places aren’t necessarily connected
Two people were wounded in front of the Paris building where Islamist militants gunned down employees of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in 2015 ■ Suspected attacker emigrated from Pakistan three years ago
And if you can’t follow these simple suggestions, see Tip No. 11 - before you start the fast.
Filmmaker Julie Cohen on how she managed to gain access to the notoriously private Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s life, and why every American woman is standing on this diminutive Jewish woman’s shoulders
This desert is too delicious to only eat on Jewish New Year
Much of today's traditions originated with Babylonian worship, and you have to read this to believe how a calf's head morphed into gefilte fish.
The Journal of Schenkerian Studies and its editors found themselves under attack at the University of North Texas. But should music theory be changed to meet today’s views?
Stephan Balliet, who streamed the attack live, was an active contributor to several anonymous chatrooms and owned a large collection of racist, fascist and antisemitic digital content
Book Inspired by Stanford University Sexual Assault Case Examines Trial From Defendant’s Perspective
Can a normative person become a rapist? Author Karine Tuil's new book, ‘Human Things’ - inspired by the People v. Turner case - is trying to answer that
The squad sticks up signs on the streets of Tel Aviv to protest a 60% rise in violence against them since the pandemic hit in March
Ezras Nashim's application for an ambulance license was blocked for months as the all-male Hatzolah, the main organization providing emergency services in Orthodox Jewish communities, opposed the move
Some experts and residents – as in Crown Heights, Brooklyn – fear that anti-police sentiment may be contributing to rising crime, but others say they just want public safety to be safe for everyone
The number of U.S. Jews now totals 6.97 million, say editors of ‘American Jewish Year Book 2019.’ Try 5.7 million, says rival professor
This follows a routine scan in February, and is unrelated to hospitalization earlier this week, as concerns over the health of the Supreme Court's senior liberal member grows
RBG admitted to hospital with fever and chills, but resting comfortably, says court
A massive embezzlement scheme ran undetected at the organization, which distributes hundreds of millions of dollars a year in restitution payments to Holocaust survivors, between 2000 and 2009
Zion Cohen, 68, is accused of torching six institutions, including the Tel Aviv rabbinical court, in a bid to separate religion and state in Israel
Polly Bronstein, 45, was considered a surprising choice for the high profile job at Israel's largest fundraising organizations ■ Organization's chair says termination is result of financial strife caused by coronavirus
According to the Bible, Shavuot isn’t exactly a real holiday. What changed?
When a staff member at an abortion clinic contacted religious organization Hidabroot with a guilty conscience, it realized it had hit the jackpot
Debate sparked after Reform Movement website publishes article on how Jewish community can support Jews of color affected by pandemic. Response article argues it’s problematic to define 'Jews of color'
Natan Sharansky's $1 million prize will support Jerusalem residents of all faiths, vulnerable people throughout Israel, as well as research and Jewish elderly abroad
Although bringing the bodies to Israel is complex and costly, even under ordinary circumstances, some 300 bodies, including many COVID-19 victims, have been flown in for burial since February