A new study by a Zionist organization brings the "devastating" news that young Americans are turning against Israel, including Jews, people of color, and Democrats. So why doesn't the Democratic Party reflect these changes?
Last week, the 9th Circuit became the latest court to rule against the Trump administration’s executive orders banning travel from six majority-Muslim countries. Trump’s order claims authority from the 1952 Immigration and Nationality Act’s (INA) Section 212 (f), which says the president can temporarily suspend alien entry. Show More Summary
(Paul Mirengoff) Comedian Bill Dana died last week. Dana, a Jew of Hungarian descent, rose to fame in the early 1960s by portraying a bumbling Latino immigrant called Jose Jimenez. His trademark line — “My name Jose Jiminez,” uttered with a thick accent — was enough to produce gales of laughter from live television audiences. Show More Summary
A group of Jewish students and local residents sued San Francisco State University over alleged anti-Semitism on Monday, accusing school officials of tolerating and encouraging hostility toward Jews and enabling the disruption of anShow More Summary
Students and Jewish community members filed a lawsuit Monday against San Francisco State University and Cal State’s board of trustees, alleging that the San Francisco campus of the country’s largest public university system has long cultivated a hostile environment in which Jewish students are...
French police refusal to call the murder of an Orthodox woman by a Muslim a hate crime is causing an uproar.
Chick: How come we’re always talking about how the Jews were persecuted? Lots of people have been persecuted. My people have been persecuted, too. Professor guy: Um…This is “Introduction to Jewish-American Literature”. Chick: …Yeah, but still. –Waverly Building, Waverly Place Republished by Blog Post Promoter
Speakers contradict one another at a Zionist conference on future of Israel in New York. Israeli ambassador says Jews have a right to the West Bank because "winner takes all," while Israeli rabbi pleads with American Jews to stop backing up rightwingers in Israel.
Fleeing anti-Semitism in Europe, Jews found unexpected shelter on the island of Curaçao
Nicholas Tolkien is an observant Jew whose new play about the Holocaust just opened in New York.
Voices of New York is an ongoing series with the 92nd Street Y that gives Gothamist access to previously unreleased recordings from 92Y’s vast archive of talks, featuring the movers and shakers who’ve shaped the city. This is our second installment, featuring Irving Howe, prominent figure of the Democratic Socialists of America. Previously: Jimmy Breslin. [ more › ]
Are American Jews facing an existential threat?
Vice President Mike Pence next month will address Christians United for Israel, a group founded by megachurch Pastor John Hagee, who once said Hitler was a “hunter” sent by God to expedite the return of Jews to Israel. According to Right Wing Watch, Pence has signed on to speak at Christians...
“Jews do not simply have a deficient theology. They do not know God because they have rejected Jesus Christ his Son, and they stand condemned.” I suspect that’s what Bernie Sanders heard when he read a certain article by Russell Vought, a nominee to the White House Office of Management and Budget. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Chris Chalk, who currently recurs as Lucius Fox on Fox’s Gotham series, has joined star Chris Evans in Gideon Raff's spy drama The Red Sea Diving Resort, based on the true-life mission to rescue Ethiopian Jews from Sudan to Israel in the early 80s. Haley Bennett, Alessandro Nivola, Michael K. Show More Summary
AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH: TV film on migrant Muslims’ hate of Europe’s Jews axed. “European broadcasters have been accused of censorship after refusing to air a documentary highlighting anti-semitism in Muslim migrant communities. The film, Chosen and Excluded — The Hate for Jews in Europe, depicts the plight of Jewish people suffering violence at the hands […]
June 11 is the feast date of St. Barnabas, St. Paul‘s New Testament wingman. A Cypriot Jew named Joseph, “Barnabas” (“Son of Encouragement”) was so christened in the fourth chapter of the New Testament’s Acts of the Apostles because upon his conversion he sold his land for a donative to the Galileans. After that, Barnabas […]