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  • World Cup 2018: 7 Jewish stories to watch

    (JTA) — Although soccer’s popularity seems to be on the rise in the U.S., this year’s edition of the World Cup might be somewhat of a downer for American Jews who enjoy watching the sport. The U.S. men’s team failed to qualify for the quadrennial tournament for the first time since 1986, and there are…

  • How the Holocaust motto Never Again became a rallying cry for gun control

    (JTA) — After a gunman took the lives of 17 students and staff at their high school in Parkland, Florida, students there launched a national campaign to promote gun control. They called for a major protest in Washington, D.C., on March 24, and are encouraging similar protests and student walkouts across the country. And they…