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News Briefs: American Support of Israel Over Palestinians Declines and More

Two Swastikas Drawn in Blood Found in Los Angeles Park Sad to say that swastikas appearing in public places aren’t too uncommon, but they usually...

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...

Getting Away on a Jewish Farm in Connecticut

My drive to the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center in Falls Village, Conn., took me over creeks and mountains dripping with frozen icicles. I was...

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...

Orthodox Parents of LGBTQ Kids Seek Inclusion

By Victoria Brown Mindy Sager Dickler’s guiding philosophy is ahavas Yisrael — love for fellow Jews. “There’s no exceptions. We have a responsibility to love one...

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...

ADL: Online Hate Up, 40 Percent Experienced It

By Susan C. Ingram Perhaps the most striking and disturbing statistic the Anti-Defamation League gleaned from its recent national survey of about 1,000 internet users...

News Briefs: Prominent Tax Attorney Dies and More

Tax Attorney Charlie Kopp Dies at 85 Noted tax attorney Charlie Kopp, who held several prominent positions locally, died Feb. 6, according to law firm...

Bernstein’s Death Still Resonates a Year Later

Blaze Bernstein, a student at the University of Pennsylvania, was 19 when he was allegedly murdered by a high school classmate named Samuel Woodward. Woodward,...

News Briefs: Edelman First Jewish Super Bowl MVP

Julian Edelman First Jew to Be Named Super Bowl MVP New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman was named the Most Valuable Player in Super...