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Four times John McCain went maverick with his Jewish friends

Four times John McCain went maverick with his Jewish friends

The senator, diagnosed with cancer, has had a healthy relationship with Jews on Israel, Iran, campaign finance reform and even kashrut.

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Jake Tapper

Jake Tapper and Linda Sarsour mixed it up on Twitter. And it wasn’t about Jews. Or was it?

Uganda’s Jews are down to one meal a day because of East Africa’s famine

Gay Israeli celebs decry state opposition to same-sex adoption

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United States

UJA-Federation of New York raises record $238.2 million in centennial year

It marks the fifth constitution year that its annual campaign has raised more money than the previous year.

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Israel & Middle East


How Radiohead got its big break in Israel

In the early to mid-90s, the band struggled to make waves in its native England. In Israel, the group was an instant hit.

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From the JTA Archives


Porno Pix on Highways Cause Accidents

Government of Holland Approves Plan to Settle 30,000 Homeless Jews in Surinam

Ethiopian Jews Appeal to High Court Against Refusal of the Rabbinical Council to Register Them As Jews

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Jean-Luc Melenchon

French left-wing leader slams president for saying France was responsible for WWII atrocities

Jean-Luc Melenchon called it "totally unacceptable" to say that "France, as a people, as a nation, is responsible for this crime."

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From 70 Faces Media

Natalie Portman’s New Film Arrives in August (But She Won’t Be Playing RBG)

How to Make Rainbow Falafel

This Jewish Immigrant Olympian Worked in a Chocolate Factory Before Winning Gold

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Life & Culture

A new play tells the story of mikvah-peeping rabbi Barry Freundel

A.J. Campbell's "Constructive Fictions" imagines Freundel in a solitary jail cell interacting with apparitions of his female victims.

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