July 5, 2013 10:31am
Preparing for one bar or bat mitzvah service is tough enough. Eliana Werbel did it twice: once for an egalitarian service at a campsite, the second at a women’s prayer service two weeks later at her family’s Modern Orthodox synagogue.
June 28, 2013 9:00am
Friends of Angela Gold showed up to the Bedford Post Inn expecting to celebrate her conversion. Instead they found themselves at a wedding.
June 20, 2013 5:15pm
The story of how the hip-hop artist known as D-Black ended up under the chupah.
December 19, 2012 8:13pm
Community members and Jamaica’s first rabbi in many years say that Jews by choice are key to the future of Jamaica’s tiny, racially mixed community.
December 19, 2012 8:10pm
The Jewish traveler seeking something beyond Jamaica’s beaches, mountains, rainforests, dolphin coves, water sports and reggae music can find places that speak to the nation’s deeply rooted Jewish heritage.
October 14, 2012 2:16pm
With demand for senior camps falling and more active seniors seeking different kinds of experiences, Jewish senior camps are trying to adapt to appeal to a new generation of older American Jews.
October 11, 2012 3:52pm
Jewish programs nationwide bring youngsters and older adults together, providing companionship to the elderly and enriching experiences to the young.
September 25, 2012 5:28pm
The map included in Apple’s new iOS6 operating system reportedly does not show Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
September 25, 2012 5:12pm
A prominent haredi Orthodox rabbi in Israel ordered his followers to burn their iPhones.
September 25, 2012 3:35pm
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators asked Cuban President Raul Castro to release jailed American contractor Alan Gross.
Stay informed: JTA in your inbox
Jewish and Israel News in Your Inbox
WatchLithuanian mayor dismantles building made from Jewish headstones
- The Brexit: Six things you need to know
- Jewish man wearing kippah beaten in Berlin
- Anti-Semitic incidents on US college campuses doubled in 2015, ADL reports
- Jewish dad takes out full-page newspaper ad seeking wife for middle-aged son
- Sarah Silverman target of anti-Semitic rant by ex-reality TV star Tila Tequila
- Donald Trump would let Israel decide on Palestinian state, says adviser
- Jewish man who sought Libertarian presidential nomination found dead
- Bernie Sanders says he will vote for Hillary Clinton
- A reflective Bernie Sanders, acknowledging Clinton as nominee, talks Trump, Larry David and what moved him to tears
- Clinton, Sanders Democratic platform drafters find common ground on Israel, Palestinians
- Ex-envoy Michael Oren to Netanyahu: Don’t agree to US defense assistance offer