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News Briefs: Argentina’s Chief Rabbi Hospitalized After Assault and More

Tween Arrested in NYC for Drawing Swastikas on Playground New York City Police arrested a 12-year-boy Feb. 27 who draw multiple swastikas and anti-Semitic messages...

News Briefs: Orthodox British Nursery Wins Case Against Fired Teacher and More

Gettysburg College Trustee Resigns Over Nazi Costume Photo in Yearbook Gettysburg College Board of Trustees member Bob Garthwait resigned Feb. 19 after a history student...

News Briefs: Anti-Semitism Soars in France and More

Longtime Jewish Federation Employee Dies Former Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia employee Joe Polidoro, who spent 38 years with the organization, died Jan. 26, according...

German-Jewish Reconciliation Flourishes

If you happen to be a Baby Boomer who grew up in the 1950s and ’60s, you may remember a certain attitude your parents...

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....