Menu JTA Search
Founder of Orthodox muckraker blog Failed Messiah sells – but did he sell out?

Founder of Orthodox muckraker blog Failed Messiah sells – but did he sell out?

Shmarya Rosenberg, whose mission was to expose secrets, refuses to disclose the buyers of his controversial blog, citing the terms of the sale of his website.

Featured Stories

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu walking with Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkott, left, as they visit the construction work on the fence between Israel and Jordan, Feb. 9, 2016. (Kobi Gideon/GPO)

Netanyahu plans to surround all of Israel with fence

Vincent Elbaz, left, and Ludovik Day taking a break from the filming of "Je Compte sur Vous" in Tel Aviv, May 2015. (Courtesy of Pascal Elbe)

Film on French fugitive living free in Israel stirs unease

Dutch Deputy Prime Minister Lodewijk Asscher arriving at the Ministry of General Affairs, Dec. 5, 2014. (Jaap Arriens/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Dutch deputy PM: Anti-Semitic abuse keeps me off social media

Read More >

United States

Ted Nugent performing at Charlie Daniels' 2015 Volunteer Jam at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee, Aug. 12, 2015. (John Shearer/Getty Images for Webster Public Relations)

Jewish groups slam Ted Nugent for anti-Semitic gun control post

The right-wing rocker's Facebook post branded images of 12 Jewish leaders with Israeli flags and called them "evil" attackers of the right to self defense.

Read More >


Lubavitcher Hasids in Kfar Habad study Talmud in 770, a brick-for-brick replica of Chabad headquarters in Brooklyn. (Ben Sales)

In all-Chabad Israeli village, Brooklyn meets country living

The Hasidic movement's “capital city” near Tel Aviv is home to 6,000 Chabadniks — and a replica of the 770 brownstone.

Read More >

From the JTA Archives

The Women's Handkerchief-Hem Open-Front Cardigans, now on sale at Old Navy. (Screenshot)

You can now buy a ‘Jewish prayer shawl’ at Old Navy


Coen brothers have bone to pick with Israel boycotters


Police investigate hazing at Boston Jewish frat

Read More >


Queen Maxima of The Netherlands talking with students at the OBS West Primary School in Capelle aan den Ijssel, The Netherlands, March 9, 2015. Michel Porro/Getty Images)

Anti-Semitism a ‘recurrent problem’ in Dutch schools, gov’t report says

The report says teachers sometimes feel powerless to change the deep-seated biases and violent attitudes of some students.

Read More >

From 70 Faces Media


The Small Town Jew Who Pioneered Sex-Change Surgery

Beautiful flowers on table in wedding day. Luxury holiday background.

4 Things I Wish I Knew Before My Bat Mitzvah


Ben & Jerry’s Goes Non-Dairy… Finally!

Read More >

Life & Culture

Jerry Seinfeld speaking onstage at the 2015 Hulu Upfront Presentation at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City, April 29, 2015. (Craig Barritt/Getty Images)

From Groucho Marx to Seinfeld, Jewish jokes dominate top 100 list

Just 2 percent of the U.S. population, Jews had a hand in no fewer than 50 of New York magazine's "The 100 Jokes That Shaped Modern Comedy."

Read More >