Menu JTA Search
How Paris public schools became no-go zones for Jews

How Paris public schools became no-go zones for Jews

Anti-Semitism, Jewish emigration and growing religiosity have virtually emptied the French capital's public education system of thousands of Jewish students who once attended its institutions.

Featured Stories

Volunteers from JNOLA, a Jewish young adults' group in New Orleans, volunteers on Saturday, Aug. 20 at a house affected by the recent flooding in Baton Rouge. (Courtesy of the Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans)

Jewish groups mobilize in Baton Rouge to aid flood victims

Steven Hill appeared in "Law and Order" between 1990 and 2000. (NBCU Photo Bank/Getty Images)

Steven Hill, Orthodox Jewish actor who played ‘Law & Order’ DA, dies at 94

Linebacker Terrell Suggs of the Baltimore Ravens looking on against the Pittsburgh Steelers at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Md., Nov. 28, 2013. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

NFL player Terrell Suggs lost weight — by cutting down on gefilte fish

Read More >

United States

ugandans

A summer at camp exposes Ugandan Jews to America’s food and kids

For the 13 Ugandans working as counselors at Reform overnight camps, it was a summer of fun and culture shock.

Read More >

Israel & Middle East

Volunteers with Four Paws International preparing animals for evacuation to Jordan, Khan Yunis, Gaza, Aug. 23, 2016. (Four Paws Facebook page)

Gaza’s last tiger — and 14 other animals left in zoo deemed ‘world’s worst’ — bound for Jordan

The animals -- among them a gazelle, pelicans, monkeys and porcupines -- will be leaving a zoo deemed "the world's worst" and crossing into Israel.

Read More >

From the JTA Archives

לבייב

Fervently Orthodox Executive to Buy Manufacturer of Bikinis

Rembrandt_Peale_-_George_Washington_-_Google_Art_Project_(721252)

Washington’s Visit to Touro Synagogue Reenacted in Newport Tercentenary Fete

Bill_Clinton,_Yitzhak_Rabin,_Yasser_Arafat_at_the_White_House_1993-09-13

Rabin Vows to Pursue Peace As Israelis Reel from Bus Attack

Read More >

World

Sadiq Khan attends the press preview of "Harry Potter & The Cursed Child" at Palace Theatre on July 30, 2016 in London, England. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a two-part West End stage play written by Jack Thorne based on an original new story by Thorne, J.K. Rowling and John Tiffany.  (Photo by Rob Stothard/Getty Images)

London’s Muslim mayor hit with anti-Semitic messages for not backing Corbyn to lead Labour

Several of the messages suggested that Sadiq Khan had been influenced by Jews.

Read More >

From 70 Faces Media

bernstein-freeman-cigar-1937-examiner-3-1465315207

The Jewish Con Man Who Swindled Hitler and Tried to Fleece Mae West

Screen-Shot-2016-08-16-at-1.02.07-PM

5 Things We Bet You Didn’t Know About Amy Schumer

Screen-Shot-2016-08-11-at-4.06.46-PM

Everything Bagel Sushi for a Japanese Jewish Mash-up

Read More >

Life & Culture

The famously agitated Jewish comedian Lewis Black is returning to Broadway. (Clay McBride)

Anger becomes comedian Lewis Black

"Trump is making Mitt Romney start to look like Churchill," says the famously agitated Jewish comedian who is returning to Broadway next month.

Read More >