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  • Survivors’ push spurs Fla. to spurn French railroad’s donation

    Florida Holocaust survivors convinced the state’s education commissioner to reject Holocaust education donations from a French railroad that transported thousands of Jews to their deaths.

  • Orthodox rabbinic group won’t take position on reparative therapy for gays

    The Rabbinical Council of America said it will not take a position on so-called reparative therapy for gays.

  • Nebraska synagogue on board for new tri-faith neighborhood

    A Nebraska synagogue is joining in a gesture of ecumenicism with an Islamic institute and an Episcopalian church.

  • Matisyahu roundup, the cut and trimmed edition

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  • In U.S., Israeli art isn’t just for the JCC anymore

    As part of a new project to help showcase Israeli artists, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland is helping facilitate Israeli performances at some of the city’s major museums, concert halls and theaters.

  • ADL, AJC reportedly suffering major drops in donations

    The Anti-Defamation League and the American Jewish Committee reportedly have suffered steep declines in contributions over the past five years.

  • Obama lights White House menorah at reception

    President Obama hosted 550 people at the White House Chanukah reception.

  • Israeli bus company ordered to pay woman forced to sit in back

    Israel’s largest bus company, Egged, was fined for forcing a woman to sit in the back of a bus, a small claims court ruled.

  • Israeli author booted from Marseilles panel

    An Israeli author was kicked off a panel discussion in Marseilles at the request of the Palestinian poet Najwan Darwish.

  • Beastie Boys to join Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame

    The Beastie Boys are to be inducted into the Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame.