April 3, 2016 8:35am
BOSTON (JTA) — Scoring a new personal best, American Jewish figure skater Max Aaron was part of a trio that landed the U.S. skaters in the top 10 at the ISU 2016 World Championships. The six-day event being held through Sunday at the TD Garden marks the first time in its 130-year history the international competition…
March 27, 2016 5:52am
BOSTON (JTA) – Printers at a half dozen college campuses in Massachusetts and Rhode Island were hacked with an anti-Semitic, racist flier in a breach of the schools’ computers that also turned up at several other colleges across the country. The flier reads: “White man, are you sick and tired of the Jews destroying your…
January 29, 2016 2:10pm
BOSTON (JTA) – One hundred years to the day of the nomination of Louis Brandeis to the U.S. Supreme Court, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg paid tribute to the first Jewish justice at a program at the university that bears his name. Ginsburg, who is Jewish, told a crowd of some 2,200 students, faculty, staff, elected…
January 16, 2016 7:12pm
The celebrated Israeli novelist Aharon Applefeld won the Sydney Taylor award for a tale on teens’ survival in Eastern Europe based on his own life.
January 11, 2016 5:05pm
“The Book of Aron: A Novel,” by Jim Shepard, won the 2016 Sophie Brody Medal for achievement in Jewish literature.
January 5, 2016 4:04pm
Berger, a Holocaust survivor from Hungary, challenged the continuing use of medical research on hypothermia conducted on hundreds of inmates at Dachau.
December 29, 2015 12:09pm
Leibowitz, 63, was remembered for bringing a tireless and innovative advocacy to Jewish and universal causes.
December 20, 2015 1:02pm
Against a backdrop of vocal anti-Muslim sentiment, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court’s chief justice, Ralph Gants, addressed worshippers at the Islamic Society of Boston.
December 6, 2015 7:58am
The archive of the Jewish Book Annual is a partnership between the Jewish Book Council and the Center for Jewish History, which provided the technological resources to digitize the 56 issues of the journal.
December 2, 2015 6:39am
Administrators at the Jewish-sponsored, nonsectarian school presented a plan addressing the protesters’ 13 demands.
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