Menu JTA Search
Russian Jews posthumously honor Elie Wiesel, who fought to free them

Russian Jews posthumously honor Elie Wiesel, who fought to free them

The opening of a Moscow exhibition about the late Nobel laureate's life coincided with a gathering of 500 Chabad rabbis from across Europe in the Russian capital.

Featured Stories

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio at City Hall in New York, Sept. 21, 2015. (Seth Wenig/AP Images)

NYC mayor: Fighting BDS ‘consistent with progressive values’

Children look out from a doorway as armed soldiers patrol outside a school in the Jewish quarter of the Marais district in Paris, France, Jan. 13, 2015. (Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

How Paris public schools became no-go zones for Jews


Ultra-Orthodox Jewish children of the Satmar Hasidic group headed by Rabbi Zalman Leib Teitelbaum of Williamsburg gathering in Mea Shearim in Jerusalem, Israel, Jan. 20, 2013. (Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images)


Anti-Zionist Hasidic children pelt eggs at mock Netanyahu car in anti-Israel protest

Read More >

United States

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

Locals described scenes of destruction: roads blocked by mounds of ruined belongings, homeowners searching for help, the remnants of lives being hauled to the trash.

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

PARIS, FRANCE - JANUARY 09:  French far-right National Front leader (FN) Marine Le Pen talks to the media after a meeting with French President, Francois Hollande.Two days after a deadly attack that occurred on January 7 by armed gunmen on the Paris offices of French satirical weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo. France deployed elite forces in the hunt for two brothers accused of killing 12 people in the attack, as the pair spent a second night on the run despite a huge security operation.  (Photo by Thierry Chesnot/Getty Images)

Marine Le Pen: Wearing kipahs should be banned


Fervently Orthodox Executive to Buy Manufacturer of Bikinis


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

Read More >


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


Meet The Chef Who’s Infusing Jewish Food with Cannabis


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


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

Read More >

Life & Culture

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

Sack the Passover staple if you're trying to maintain a healthy diet, the Baltimore Ravens linebacker suggests.

Read More >