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News Briefs: Accolades Aplenty for Rabbi, Einstein Medical, Nobel Prize-winning Scientist

Rabbi Ambassador Speaks at, Honored by Muhlenberg College Rabbi Ambassador David N. Saperstein presented the annual Raoul Wallenberg Tribute Lecture on Oct. 8 at Muhlenberg...

News Briefs: Ginsburg Speaks at Services, Monty Hall Dies, Tennis Player Quits Match

Supreme Court Justice Speaks at Rosh Hashanah Service Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg told a Rosh Hashanah crowd at a Washington, D.C., synagogue that...

Israeli Officials and Jewish Leaders Unite in Condemnation of Las Vegas Shooting

Israeli officials and the leaders of major American Jewish organizations united in condemnation of Sunday night’s mass shooting in Las Vegas, in which at...

Jewish Federations Pledge Support for Hurricane Relief

It’s been a tumultuous season for natural disasters. Hurricanes have breezed through the alphabet, making it hard for those on the coast to catch...

New Wave of Anti-Israel and Anti-Semitic Activity Emerges on Campuses Across US

Jewish college students returning after their summer break are encountering a wave of swastika daubings and anti-Israel activity on campuses across the country —...

Trump Family Members Make Publication’s List of ‘People Positively Influencing Jewish Life’

The Algemeiner, which calls itself “the fastest-growing Jewish newspaper in America,” included President Donald Trump as well as his daughter and son-in-law in the publication’s annual...

News Briefs: Auschwitz Vandalized, Puerto Ricans Hault High Holidays, Canadians Make Cannabis Kosher

Auschwitz Wall Spray-Painted With Graffiti by Israeli Student Israeli high school students who visited Auschwitz in August will apologize after it was discovered someone in...

Tay-Sachs Awareness Month Emphasizes Screening Simplicity for Next Generation

Discovering if you are a carrier for a Jewish genetic disease is a lot to take in — after all, one in three Ashkenazi...

JDC Provides Rosh Hashanah Aid to Elderly Jews in the Former Soviet Union

Impoverished elderly Jews across the former Soviet Union are expected to receive extra food and traditional holiday fare, including apples and honey, for the...

Facebook Removes Option to Target ‘Jew Haters’ with Advertisements

Facebook has disabled the ability for advertisers to target anti-Semitic interests on its platform following media inquiries that created controversy over the feature. Before the...