is JTA's former associate editor.
March 21, 2016 7:23pm
(JTA) — In the text of the speech Bernie Sanders would have delivered to the AIPAC conference, the Vermont senator laid out his vision for resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In a rare foray into foreign policy, Sanders said peace would require recognition of Israel’s right to exist and the end of threats to its security….
March 3, 2016 4:41pm
NEW YORK (JTA) – 70 Faces Media has hired veteran journalist Andrew Silow-Carroll to be the editor in chief of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, the nearly century-old international news agency known as JTA. For the past 10 years, Silow-Carroll has served as CEO and editor in chief of the New Jersey Jewish News. His weekly…
March 2, 2016 5:33pm
NEW YORK (JTA) — Members of the New York City Council’s Jewish caucus are drafting legislation aimed at combating anti-Semitism at the City University of New York. Councilman Mark Levine, who chairs the 14-member caucus, said he expects legislation to be submitted within a month, the New York Post reported Wednesday. The law would require…
March 2, 2016 12:39pm
With Donald Trump sweeping to a resounding victory in seven Super Tuesday states Tuesday night, Republicans awoke this morning to the reality that the New York real estate magnate had solidified his status as the front-runner for the party nomination. And while his candidacy has deeply unsettled many in the GOP establishment, not to mention its influential…
February 26, 2016 2:29pm
(JTA) — In response to an article revealing that an Oberlin College professor made numerous postings about Jews and Israel to Facebook, the liberal arts college’s president said Oberlin “respects the right of its faculty, students, staff and alumni to express their personal views.” Marvin Krislov’s statement came after The Tower on Thursday published an article about…
February 7, 2016 3:11pm
The communities of the Jewish Emergent Network have been widely hailed for their innovative spirit and proven success in attracting the young and unaffiliated.
February 1, 2016 9:00am
The Conservative movement’s flagship seminary will use proceeds from the sale to construct a new state-of-the-art library and a 150-bed dormitory at its New York City campus.
January 27, 2016 4:05pm
Marvin Krislov will discuss the campus climate several weeks after 200 alumni wrote the administration to raise concerns about a college culture they see as tolerant of anti-Semitism.
January 23, 2016 7:15pm
(JTA) — Hundreds of protesters sought to disrupt a reception for Jewish participants at a gay activism conference in Chicago. Chanting “Hey hey, ho ho, pinkwashing has got to go,” the protesters streamed through the Hilton Chicago on Friday night toward the reception hosted by A Wider Bridge, a Jewish LGBTQ organization that seeks to build ties…
January 14, 2016 8:59am
Fresh off its Golden Globe win, the Hungarian Holocaust drama was named to the shortlist in a Los Angeles ceremony.
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