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News Briefs: LeBron James Apologizes for Social Media Post, RBG Back at Home and...

North Korea Ordered by Judge to Pay Warmbier Family $501M in Damages A District Court judge on Dec. 24 ordered North Korea to pay $501...

Rising European Anti-Semitism Worrisome

By Sean Savage The October attack on the Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha Congregation in Pittsburgh has put a renewed spotlight on anti-Semitism in the United...

Reconstructionist Movement Holds First Convention in Years

About a year ago at a board meeting, Reconstructionist Rabbinical College President Deborah Waxman said she was hoping the Reconstructing Judaism convention could garner...

Jewish Federations of North America General Assembly Platform for Dialogue

A Google search of the string “American Jewry and Israel relationship” pulls up opinion pieces with some potentially worrying headlines. “Polls show deep divisions between...

Germany to Pay Additional $88 Million to Holocaust Survivors

Germany has agreed to pay another $88 million to fund social-welfare services for Holocaust survivors, according to the New York-based Conference on Jewish Material...

Trump Announces Withdrawal from Iran Nuclear Agreement

With the stroke of a pen Tuesday, President Donald Trump issued an executive order to withdraw the United States from the Iran nuclear agreement....

Current World Jewish Population Still Falls Below Pre-Holocaust Figures

According to figures released on Tuesday by the Israel Central Bureau of Statistics, the number of Jews alive today is still lower than it...

News Briefs: Repair the World Names Director, Mayim Bialik Meets Rivlin, and More

Repair the World Names New Philadelphia Executive Director Repair the World: Philadelphia announced the hiring of Rachel Berger as its new executive director. Founded in 2009, Repair...

Shock and Emotion Follow Barbaric Murder of Holocaust Survivor in Paris

The umbrella representative body of French Jewish organizations, known as Crif, has called for a rally on Wednesday in Paris in memory of Mireille...

Was this Netanyahu’s Last AIPAC Stint as Prime Minister of Israel?

With a wobbly coalition threatening his political stability and under investigation for alleged corruption, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu surely must have appreciated the...