Monday, March 27, 2017
Camps rely on social media in keeping campers connected, such as using Facebook’s live streaming service in order to broadcast reunions to campers who cannot attend.
(JTA) — Rep. Keith Ellison, the first Muslim elected to Congress, sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions urging him to investigate the recent desecration of a Jewish cemetery as a hate crime. Ellison, D-Minn., called on Sessions...
Purim is, hands down, the biggest party of the Jewish year. Simchat Torah pales by comparison, with its sips of single malt. But this holiday forces me to reflect on leadership — what it means to be thrust forward when that wasn’t your plan.
The Reform movement and other Jewish groups denounced the decision by President Donald Trump to rescind regulations allowing transgender students to use bathrooms corresponding to their gender identity.
The iron gate of the Dachau Nazi camp, which bears the message “Arbeit macht frei,” or “Work sets you free,” was returned to the site after being stolen more than two years ago.
Finding a Jewish roommate at college can be a challenge, given that Jews make up only about 2 percent of the American population. A new free app hopes to make the matching process easier.
Donations tripled to a Muslim-supported crowdfunding campaign to repair a vandalized St. Louis-area Jewish cemetery after British author J.K. Rowling offered her support in a tweet.
Leah Adler, the mother of director Steven Spielberg and a well-known restaurateur, has died. Adler, also a former concert pianist and accomplished painter, died Tuesday at her home in Los Angeles. She was 97.
The Jewish governor of Missouri, Eric Greitens, said he will volunteer to help repair a St. Louis-area Jewish cemetery where at least 170 gravestones were toppled over the weekend.
The Vatican Museum and the Rome Jewish Museum will hold an unprecedented joint exhibition celebrating the menorah, the candelabra that is among the most ancient and enduring symbols of Judaism.

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