February 7, 2012 3:03pm
The bat mitzvah, Mei Lin Kallman, spent part of her Hebrew school education commuting every week from Jakarta to Singapore, where she studied at the local Chabad center.
January 30, 2012 7:20pm
President Bill Clinton will receive the Tikkun Olam Lifetime Achievement Award of the Jewish Federation of Arkansas.
January 26, 2012 1:56pm
The Jewish Book Council announced its five finalists for the 2012 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature.
January 24, 2012 9:02pm
Ben Stiller reportedly has signed on to direct, produce and star in an HBO original series about a Jewish family called “All Talk.”
January 19, 2012 4:37pm
A Jewish former employee is suing the non-profit Jewish organization Na’amat for religious discrimination.
January 17, 2012 7:24pm
A month of increasingly worrisome attacks against synagogues in Bergen County, an affluent part of New York City’s suburbs with a sizable Jewish population, is bringing heightened caution.
January 12, 2012 10:21pm
A prominent Iranian newspaper published a column on Thursday that asked why Iran has yet to avenge the assassination of Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan by retaliating against Israel.
January 12, 2012 8:41pm
After receiving harsh criticism from politicians and advocates around New York, a Brooklyn jewelry store owner agreed to stop selling swastika earrings.
January 12, 2012 1:56pm
In a letter to University of California Berkeley Chancellor Robert J. Birgeneau, Congressman Brad Sherman urged the University to rescind the “2012 Public Health Hero” award bestowed on Mary Robinson for her virulent anti-Israel bias.
January 11, 2012 4:43pm
An explosive thrown through the window of a New Jersey synagogue and residence is being treated as attempted murder, the Bergen County prosecutor said.
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