April 8, 2013 2:50pm
Garry Kasparov, a former Russian chess grandmaster who became a political activist, will receive a human rights award from UN Watch.
April 4, 2013 8:59pm
Kosher industry insiders say scandals like the one that rocked the Los Angeles Jewish community before Passover don’t happen often. But when they do, the trust of a whole community is shaken. JTA’s Gil Shefler reports.
April 4, 2013 8:35pm
Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters, who supports the boycott movement against Israel, pulled out of a speaking engagement at the 92nd Street Y in New York.
April 4, 2013 7:31pm
Imagine a world where Anne Frank, the teenage diarist murdered by the Nazis during the Holocaust, lived to win the Nobel Prize for her 12th novel; where Martin Luther King, the slain civil rights activist, was still around to lead immigration reform and Israeli prime minister Yitzhak Rabin was not killed by the bullets of…
April 4, 2013 7:01pm
The student government of the University of California, Riverside, rescinded a decision to divest from Israel.
April 4, 2013 12:45pm
L.A. businessman Shlomo Rechnitz bought a kosher supermarket in Los Angeles that is suspected of mislabeling its meat.
March 24, 2013 7:08pm
During the reign of the late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez, thousands of Jews fled abroad — many of them to the greater Miami area. JTA’s Gil Shefler reports.
March 21, 2013 4:13pm
Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters took partial credit for Stevie Wonder’s decision to pull out of performing at a Friends of Israel Defense Forces event.
March 21, 2013 2:45pm
President Barack Obama is delivering the keynote speech of his visit to the Jewish State. The White House’s Website, and Israel’s Ch. 2 and Ch. 10, are broadcasting the speech live. For the White House’s live stream click here. For Ch. 2’s live stream click here. For Ch. 10’s live stream click here.
March 21, 2013 10:43am
The filming schedule of “The Amazing Spider Man 2” was changed in response to a request made by a haredi Orthodox community in Brooklyn.