Thursday, March 23, 2017
Palestinian-American activist Linda Sarsour, an organizer of January’s Women’s March on Washington, came forth with a harsh message: feminism and Zionism simply don’t go together.
A European Union court ruled that companies can prohibit their employees from wearing religious clothing and symbols, sparking condemnation from a rabbinical group.
Latin America’s largest synagogue, the 2,000-family Congregacao Israelita Paulista in Brazil, has inaugurated its first female rabbi.
Ownership of the country’s oldest synagogue and its valuable religious and ritual objects is being decided by a federal appeals court.
In one way or another, all Jews are choosing to be Jewish through a process of “social identity performance,” which depends on the behaviors and choices they present to each other and the outside world.
Three well-known American humorists have written a Haggadah for an overlooked crowd: the wiseguys, cutups and punsters.
Since 1917 JTA has documented the stories of Jews around the world, including unique tales of love, from a Jewish wedding that took place in a hotel room previously reserved for Adolf Hitler to “proxy” marriages that allowed Syrian Jewish women to escape to the United States.
A Paris teenager of Turkish descent who attacked a Jewish teacher with a machete was sentenced to seven years in jail.
Four Jewish community centers across the United States and a number of Anti-Defamation League offices have received bomb threats, the sixth such wave since the beginning of the year.
Wonder Woman, Rosie the Riveter, and a female Israeli fighter pilot walked into a bar. They were just a few of the heroines out in Tel Aviv Saturday for the night of Purim.

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