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.
March 19, 2013 10:19am
Miss Israel, Yityish Aynaw, could not get a visa on time to attend a Friends of the Israel Defense Forces event in New York.
March 18, 2013 7:47pm
With the 1,000 bolivar fuertes I had set aside, I was hoping to buy an inflatable Hugo Chavez doll or some other souvenir of the late leader for sale in Venezuela, where I was reporting last week for JTA. When I got to Simon Bolivar International Airport, however, I discovered that while El Comandante’s image…
March 18, 2013 7:04pm
A group of foundations announced they are giving away up to $1 million in matching funds to Jewish social justice organizations.
March 18, 2013 2:04pm
The Jewish community of Caracas officially dedicated the Venezuelan city’s new main Sephardic synagogue, Tiferet Israel Este.
March 18, 2013 1:45pm
A new study suggests strategies to engage Jewish teens: Hire good staff, be flexible on attendance, and target teens through social media and text messaging.
March 14, 2013 9:52pm
During his 14 years in power, the late Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez radically altered the landscape of his country, both figuratively and literally. In this video JTA’s Gil Shefler takes a look at his legacy and its effects on the shrinking Jewish community.
March 14, 2013 3:47pm
Since the late 1990s, a number of rabbis have been holding sober seders for recovering Jewish alcoholics. The practice has spread all over the world.
March 12, 2013 8:25pm
With the passing of Hugo Chavez and Venezuela facing a difficult crossroads, the country’s dwindling Jewish community is vowing to press on. JTA’s Gil Shefler reports.
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- University of Wisconsin student resolution blames Israel for police violence against African-Americans
- No one is assigned to Jewish outreach at the DNC. Who ya gonna call?