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Pottsville Newspaper Apologizes for Printing Anti-Semitic Letter to Editor

Yes, newspapers and members of the media can make mistakes. But it’s one thing to make a mistake. It’s quite another to own up...

How Your Financial Future Could Be Impacted by New President — and How to...

To say things haven't changed since President Trump took office would be a “yuge” understatement. And while things have been shaken up a bit politically,...

Debunking Misconceptions When Giving to Charities

Planning ahead is not easy. Committing to a friend’s party a month from now is too much of a strain. Even setting clothes out for...

Exhaustive New Volume Chronicles Chabad Rebbe’s Formative Years Overseas

It is a story told in frayed telegrams and creased photographs, in faded script on yellowing notebook pages, in postmarked envelopes and stamped passports. It...

JFCS, KleinLife Receive Grant for Holocaust Survivor Support

Empathy goes a long way when talking with someone who’s endured hardships in life, but there are ways to go even further to create...

The Snowstorm That Wasn’t

At 10 p.m. on Feb. 8, Amy Oropollo received a text message from her boss that she had a snow day the next day. Earlier...

US-Israel Cybersecurity Ties Grow as Common Enemies Move Battlefield Online

By Ariel Ben Solomon/JNS.org Israel’s standing as a global cybersecurity powerhouse advanced in recent weeks, with the U.S. House of Representatives passing new legislation that...

News Briefs, Week of Feb. 16, 2017

Boscov’s Chairman Al Boscov Dies At Age of 87 Boscov’s Chairman Al Boscov died Feb. 3 at his Reading home, the Associated Press reported. He was 87. The...

Far-Left Jewish and Muslim Youth Organize March Down Market

Hold onto your signs. There’s another rally in town. But this time, the millennials are running the show. The Muslim and Jewish Youth Solidarity Rally...

Cancellation of Palestinian Speaker Leads to Teacher Suspensions and Unrest at Friends’

The cancellation of a speaking engagement by Swarthmore College professor Sa’ed Atshan — a Palestinian and LGBT activist — has set off a chain...