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August 30, 2014 9:32pm
In the mid 1930s, labor was on the rise in American Jewish schools, especially in New York.
August 28, 2014 2:30pm
Comedian Joan Rivers is in the hospital after going into cardiac arrest.
August 23, 2014 10:00pm
In April 1999 Israel took in 217 Kosovar Muslim refugees, offering them a “safe haven alongside the calm shores of the Israeli Mediterranean.”
August 16, 2014 10:00pm
Leonard Fein’s personality, eloquence — and consistently left-wing views — emerged as he spoke out on issues of the day.
August 11, 2014 7:01pm
No need to kvetch: “The Official Scrabble Player’s Dictionary” has added several Yiddish words to its lexicon.
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.