Menu JTA Search
Barbra Streisand, Drake and other Jewish celebs share their thoughts on Trump’s upcoming inauguration

Barbra Streisand, Drake and other Jewish celebs share their thoughts on Trump’s upcoming inauguration

Josh Gad, Bette Midler and Mayim Bialik also took to Twitter to express their feelings about the transfer of power.

Featured Stories

Alberto Nisman speaking at a news conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 20, 2009. (Juan Mabromata/AFP/Getty Images)

Israel’s Argentinian Jews honor Alberto Nisman and demand justice

Adam Szubin

Trump asks Obama appointee who helped craft Iran nuclear deal to stay in role

President Barack Obama, wearing a traditional Jewish yarmulke while speaking at Adas Israel Congregation in Washington, D.C. on May 22, 2015. (Jacquelyn Martin/AP Images)

This timeline shows Obama’s biggest Jewish moments

Read More >

United States

(Clockwise from top left: JTA/Getty Images/Peter Duke/GPO)

Obama won the Jewish vote without winning over the pro-Israel mainstream

For many Jewish Americans, Barack Obama was an inspiration. Except for those times – too many, say pro-Israel critics – when he seemed aloof and alien.

Read More >

Israel & Middle East

Orthodox Jews trying to prevent a group of Conservative and Reform rabbis and Women of the Wall members from bringing Torah scrolls into the Western Wall compound in Jerusalem, Nov. 2, 2016. (Hadas Parush/Flash90)

Women of the Wall ordered to be searched at holy site despite high court ruling

Israel’s Supreme Court last week ruled in favor of women being allowed to read from the Torah in the women’s section at the Western Wall and barred them from being searched.

Read More >

From the JTA Archives

lee_harvey_oswald_being_shot_by_jack_ruby_as_oswald_is_being_moved_by_police_1963

Jewish Funeral Arranged for Jack Ruby; Will Be Buried in Chicago

Front row, left to right, Benjamin R. Epstein, national director of the Anti-Defamation League B'nai B'rith, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., US Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, Roy Wilkins of the NAACP and US Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson outside the White House, June 1963. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

ADL Warned of Anti-semitism in ‘radical Right,’ John Birch Society

(Wikimedia Commons)

5,000 Killed in 6-month Anti-Jewish ‘blitzkrieg’ in Rumania

Read More >

World

Opinion

A vigil in Buenos Aires on the first anniversary of Argentinean prosecutor Alberto Nisman's death, Jan. 18, 2016. (Omer Musa Targal/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Opinion

Honor Alberto Nisman’s sacrifice by continuing his probe of Iran

Argentina must make a transparent investigation into Iran's role in the bombing of the AMIA Jewish center, write two staffers at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.

Read More >

From 70 Faces Media

screen-shot-2017-01-19-at-10-13-15-am

The Jewish Feminist Rabbi’s Take on Trump’s Inauguration

shabbat-dinner-for-vegetarians

How to Cook a Shabbat Dinner When You Are a Vegetarian But Your Guests Are Not

Nepal jungle area at the foot of the Annapurna

The Nazi Gravesite in the Heart of the Amazon

Read More >

Life & Culture

A new exhibit at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum allows visitors to video chat with refugees. (Courtesy of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum)

At the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, a virtual encounter with a Syrian refugee

Like many young men, Omar wants to flirt with women and talk about technology. He has also encountered enough grief for several lifetimes.

Read More >