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August 7, 2014 10:33am
Murdered activists Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner would become symbols of Jewish involvement in the civil rights struggle. But in 1964, they barely caught JTA’s attention.
August 1, 2014 3:04pm
Hamas wasn’t the first group to build tunnels in order to enter Israel.
July 25, 2014 3:19pm
In October 2001, a military training exercise gone horribly awry resulted in the death of 78 people, 66 of them Jews.
July 25, 2014 11:20am
Watch the Met Council’s William Rapfogel in a pre-scandal video talking about his muckraking journalist beginnings.
July 23, 2014 12:28pm
Slate’s Allison Benedikt first provoked Israel supporters with an angry essay about being brainwashed by Young Judaea. Now she’s blaming Birthright Israel for the death of a soldier in Gaza.
July 18, 2014 5:01pm
As the Israel-Gaza conflict continues to spark a proxy war on social media, numerous celebrities are getting caught in the online crossfire.
July 18, 2014 5:00pm
In 1934, a Jewish boxer “walloped the daylights out of Hamas.” Steve Hamas, that is.
June 26, 2014 3:37pm
One name, two Jewish leaders, two dead wives.
June 24, 2014 4:47pm
Sari Laufer was in the lead for part of the game, but ceded a “Yentl” question to a non-rabbinic contestant.
June 20, 2014 4:07pm
In DP camps, refugee enclaves and even an Italian deportation camp, soccer was a major recreational outlet.