March 22, 2012 7:20pm
With baseball’s Opening Day nearing, why we care about Jews who played in the Major Leagues from the author of a book on the subject.
October 25, 2006 9:00am
Benjamin Meed, a key figure in spreading awareness of the Holocaust in the United States, died Tuesday in New York at age 88 after a long illness.
October 24, 2006 9:00am
Issuing their first updated edition in more than 30 years, the editors of the Encyclopaedia Judaica’s new edition confronted a whole new world.
May 17, 2005 9:00am
The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee is rebuilding and upgrading children’s parks and playgrounds in Sri Lanka that were destroyed by the tsunami that roared through on Dec. 26
December 7, 2004 10:00am
The Orthodox Union is promising to institute changes at a kosher slaughterhouse it supervises following complaints from a strident animal rights group about the way the slaughterhouse kills cows.
September 7, 2004 9:00am
Years after a few baseball stadiums added kosher food stands to their culinary options, tennis fans at the U.S. Open can finally chow down on glatt kosher corned beef and knishes.
July 6, 2004 9:00am
Jewish groups are stepping up efforts to stop the killing of black Muslims by government-sponsored Arab militias in Sudan.
April 20, 2004 9:00am
Jay Litvin, a leader of a group that helped children who became ill from the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, died of cancer at the age of 60.
December 23, 2003 10:00am
A group of women in owl costumes dished out "anti-awards" to several major Jewish organizations for their "sins," such as sexism and homophobia.
November 5, 2003 10:00am
David Bar-Illan, who died at 73, was a concert pianist and a journalist whose staunchly pro-Israel columns in the early 1990s paved the way for today´s critiques of anti-Israel bias in the media.