SAN FRANCISCO — In a dramatic scene, word reaches local officials that the leader of a militant black organization coming to town is intent on stirring up trouble. An uncover operation ensues when an African-American attends the event, taking copious notes and reporting his findings back to …
Former Minnesota Sen. Norm Coleman says the cancer he first started battling three years ago is at the most advanced stage and has spread to his lungs.
The Jewish Democratic Council of America issued a statement panning Rashida Tlaib on Tuesday after Michigan’s likely next congresswoman told Britain’s Channel 4 that she would “absolutely” vote against military aid to Israel.
WASHINGTON— Ilhan Omar, who once called Israel an “Apartheid regime,” but who more recently came out against the boycott Israel movement, handily won the Democratic nomination in a Minneapolis area congressional District.
Gary Shteyngart is nearly as successful in gathering A-list friends as he is in writing critically acclaimed novels. To promote his 2014 memoir “Little Failure,” he starred in a video that featured Rashida Jones as his publisher and James Franco as his husband.
NEW YORK— An older mentor, a leader in a given field, pressures a young mentee into inappropriate sexual situations — it is a common recurring story in news headlines since the outing of Harvey Weinstein last year. The typical narrative involves a man victimizing a woman.
An independent congressional candidate from Oregon who recently called first lady Melania Trump a “hoebag” and tweeted that she “works by the hour” has stirred controversy by aiming apparently anti-Semitic remarks at a prominent Jewish Twitter personality.
Ousted Trump aide Omarosa Manigault Newman claims that she recorded a conversation with first daughter Ivanka Trump and husband Jared Kushner, both of whom are top advisers to President Donald Trump.
SKOKIE, Illinois (JTA) — A Chicago-area ball field was renamed in memory of a local Orthodox Jewish youth who loved to play there and who died last year after a long battle with cancer.
Fans of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg can already buy a plethora of items with her face on it, including T-shirts, mugs and prayer candles. Soon they will be able to add another keepsake to their collections: an RBG action figure.
The uncle of Stephen Miller, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, has accused his nephew of being an “immigration hypocrite” who supports policies that would have condemned his own Jewish family to death if they had been enacted a century ago.
Laying out his vision for the future of the Jewish Agency in an address to American Jewish leaders last week, Isaac Herzog described a Jewish people fracturing along geographic lines and said that one of his top priorities would be examining new ways for more Jews to connect to Jewish life a…
Bucking industry trends which have seen the closure of local newspapers across the country, the Cleveland Jewish News has expanded into central Ohio with the establishment of the Columbus Jewish News.
WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump marked the anniversary of the deadly neo-Nazi march in Charlottesville, Virginia with a tweet that did not single out white supremacists as responsible, while his Jewish daughter named the racist ideology and condemned it.
WASHINGTON — Jewish groups in the Washington, D.C., area launched a weekend of counterprotests and teach-ins ahead of a planned white supremacist commemoration of the deadly march last year in Charlottesville, Virginia.
“We express solidarity with the people of the State of Israel who have been consistently terrorized by the rocket and mortar attacks, incendiary balloons, and border infiltrations carried out by members of Hamas and other terrorist groups in Gaza,” Chairman Arthur Stark and Executive Vice Chairman/CEO Malcolm Hoenlein said.