Friday, August 18, 2017
Latin America’s largest synagogue, the 2,000-family Congregacao Israelita Paulista in Brazil, has inaugurated its first female rabbi.
A European Union court ruled that companies can prohibit their employees from wearing religious clothing and symbols, sparking condemnation from a rabbinical group.
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.
Ownership of the country’s oldest synagogue and its valuable religious and ritual objects is being decided by a federal appeals court.
Three well-known American humorists have written a Haggadah for an overlooked crowd: the wiseguys, cutups and punsters.
Francois Fillon’s conservative political party apologized for tweeting an apparently anti-Semitic caricature of rival presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron.
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.
The Anti-Defamation League will build a Silicon Valley “command center” to combat online hate speech and harassment, the group’s CEO announced.
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.
The Jewish Children’s Museum in Brooklyn was evacuated after receiving an emailed bomb threat. The museum was evacuated Thursday morning following a call to the police.

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