February 26, 2013 9:40pm
At shopping malls across the United States, Israeli workers are hawking hand creams, eye lotions and hair straighteners from brand-name Israeli manufacturers. American law enforcement is starting to notice. JTA’s Gil Shefler reports.
February 21, 2013 9:16pm
Shoe designer Stuart Weitzman, a former member of the U.S. Maccabiah Games table tennis team, donated $1 million to Maccabi USA.
February 21, 2013 7:51pm
A New Jersey-based company was awarded the first license to drill for oil in the Golan Heights.
February 21, 2013 7:10pm
Rachel Stein was the winner of BBYO’s BBG Oratory Contest, the results of which were announced at BBYO’s International Convention 2013, which ended Sunday in Washington, DC. She addressed the prompt: “Is Judaism a religions, race or culture? Can it be all three? Is it something entirely different?”
February 21, 2013 6:30pm
Nathan Levy was the winner of BBYO’s AZA Oratory Contest, the result of which were announced at BBYO’s International Convention in 2013, which ended Sunday in Washington, DC. He addressed the prompt: “What does brotherly love look like in 2013 and how can it be made stronger?
February 19, 2013 9:02pm
An umbrella group of haredi Orthodox rabbis in the United States voiced its opposition to the drafting of yeshiva students into the Israeli army.
February 15, 2013 4:27pm
A synagogue in Siberia was lightly damaged by a meteorite that fell nearby.
February 15, 2013 4:18pm
Haredi Orthodox communities in Brooklyn are responsible for the bulk of Jewish population growth in the greater New York City area. But the absence of housing is drawing the community into conflict with its neighbors. JTA’s Gil Shefler reports.
February 13, 2013 4:47pm
Brooklyn College launched a probe into allegations that Jewish students were wrongly ejected from an event hosted by the school in support of the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.
February 7, 2013 10:39pm
Nobody likes to be late to the party, but Misha Galperin, the head of the Jewish Agency for Israel’s fundraising arm in the United States, concedes his organization earned that distinction when it comes to collecting direct donations. That’s because for decades JAFI’s entire operating budget came from the Jewish Federations of North America, Keren…