Friday, July 21, 2017
Jews are the only religious group to have a monthlong commemoration proclaimed by the U.S. president. But some say it has failed to live up to its goals.
The image of the online cartoon character has been co-opted by anti-Semites and white nationalists associated with the the alt-right.
Israel’s various Jewish denominations adapted their Passover prayers to address the tragedy unfolding just across their northern border.
Three well-known American humorists have written a Haggadah for an overlooked crowd: the wiseguys, cutups and punsters.
In the video, young adults critique those who verbally support people with disabilities but are too afraid to live in the same spaces as them.
History doesn’t always repeat itself, but echoes of the darkest chapters serve as warnings. We study the past and preserve our tradition so that we’ll recognize the signs.
The hotel project appears to be more even-handed in its approach to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, with a website explaining that “[d]epending on who you talk to,” the security barrier is “either a vital security measure or an instrument of apartheid.”
An inter-ministerial committee will now create legislation in order to implement the new policy, which still must be ratified by the Knesset.
Anti-Semitic incidents are up 94 percent in New York City over this time last year, the New York Police Department reported. The figure is part of a 55 percent increase overall in the number of hate crimes in the city as compared to the same time last year.
Five headstones were found toppled Thursday morning at the Waad Hakolel Cemetery, also known as the Stone Road Cemetery, in the city in western New York.


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