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  • Op-Ed: Innovators wanted, non-rich need not apply

    Social innovation think tanks and incubators are beginning to dominate the institutional landscape — but who can possibly afford to participate in these programs, asks a Jewish Internet guru.

  • Jewish baseball fans celebrate heritage in Coney Island

    JTA’s Dan Sieradski visited Keyspan Park in Coney Island, Brooklyn, as the Mets’ minor league affiliate, The Cyclones, celebrated Jewish Heritage Night.

  • Steal this post!

    It should be obvious to anyone paying attention that newspapers are in trouble. From major players to minor, cutbacks and closings are presently occurring industry-wide as publishers struggle to find viable business models suited to a 21st century technological paradigm. The Jewish newspaper market is no exception, with local Jewish newspapers nationwide cutting back their…

  • Klezmer and kosher wine sate brunchers at City Winery

  • Beijing’s Jewish restaurants face demolition

    Beijing’s two neighboring Jewish restaurants are being forced to relocate by a city order demolishing their buildings. JTA’s Alison Klayman reports.

  • Of Israel, Jews and Contemporary Dance

    In this artist profile created for JTA by the Canadian Jewish artist and filmmaker Tobaron Waxman, we explore Israeli dance and Jewish expression with dancer Jesse Zaritt, who performed this week at the LABA Festival at the 14th St. Y in Manhattan.

  • About that email

    In the past decade, citizen journalists have proven themselves an integral part of the media landscape and their contributions to breaking stories, raising awareness of neglected issues and promoting dialogue within the Jewish community are self-evident. This is why JTA routinely cites bloggers in its coverage and why JTA recently launched its own blog aggregator…

  • Portman references Agriprocessors raid in Oscar presentation

    For those who missed last night’s Academy Awards, one of the highlights of the evening came when Jewish actors Natalie Portman and Ben Stiller took the stage to present the award for cinematography.  Stiller, who was lampooing Joaquin Phoenix’s bewildering appearance on David Letterman last week, came out sporting a shaggy beard and a wild…

  • Israeli Consulate to hold public press conference via Twitter

    In what may be a first for any government the world over, the Consulate General of Israel in New York will be holding a public press conference about the war in Gaza via Twitter. On Tuesday, December 30 during the hours of 1-3 p.m. EST, David Saranga, Consul of Media and Public Affairs in New…

  • Livestream Monday: The Economy’s Impact on Jewish Studies

    On Monday, December 22 at 2 p.m. EST, JTA will be providing a live video stream of a panel discussion at the Association for Jewish Studies‘ annual convention on the economic downturn’s impact on the field of Jewish Studies. Tune in here at the Fundermentalist or by visting JTA’s Mogulus channel. A detailed description of…