Thursday, May 25, 2017
Bob Mankoff, who is stepping down after 20 years at The New Yorker next month, shares a selection of his most-loved Jewish cartoons that were published in the storied magazine.
The celebrities who appear on genealogy shows are almost invariably in for a surprise, like a criminal in their family tree or a British royal in their web of relatives.
Following a visit to the Jewish state, the actor said current Israeli policies were negatively impacting both Israelis and Palestinians.
The president's two key advisers might not be all they're cracked up to be, the comedian argues.
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.
Madonna is opening up about ongoing rumors that she has converted to Judaism.
"The Women's Balcony," a niche slice-of-life story, is finding unexpected success around the world.
JTA did some digging and picked out some of the unexpected Jewish tidbits from among the nominees for the 2017 Academy Awards.
“Joe’s Violin,” is up for an award for short documentary — a category typically ignored by viewers more interested in what Emma Stone is wearing. It’s a 24-minute, five-handkerchief weeper; a joyous paean to the human spirit and a testimony of how simple acts of kindness can have important and far-reaching implications.
The former “Daily Show” host launched into one of his signature monologues, slamming the president for his repeated falsehoods.

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