Quantcast

Jewish Journal

  • Joe Lieberman to teach at Y.U.

    by JTA

    17 hours ago

    Joseph Lieberman, the former Connecticut senator and the Democratic vice presidential candidate in 2000, will teach at Yeshiva University during this school year in a position named for him.

    Lieberman was appointed the Joseph Lieberman Chair in Public Policy and Public Service....

  • 3 senators urge Obama to let Israel neutralize Hamas ahead of cease-fire

    by JTA

    19 hours ago

    Three senators urged President Obama to ensure that Israel removes Hamas’ military threat before a cease-fire is in place.

    “The threats posed by Hamas rockets and tunnels whose only purpose is to kill and kidnap Israelis are intolerable, and Israel must be allowed to take any...

  • Obama administration presses for $225M addition to Iron Dome funding

    JTA

    2 days ago

    The Obama administration asked Congress to fast-track Israel’s request for an additional $225 million for the Iron Dome anti-missile system.

    The administration cited Israeli needs arising from the Gaza war in pressing for the extra funding.

    “The Government of Israel has...

  • ADVERTISEMENT
    PUT YOUR AD HERE
  • Police: Murdered Florida State prof Dan Markel was target

    JTA

    2 days ago

    Dan Markel, the Florida State University law professor who was murdered in his home, was shot in the head by someone who wanted him dead, police said.

    Police believe Markel, 41, was the “intended target” in last week’s shooting and released the information after neighbors worried...

  • Jewish groups praise Obama on LGBT worker rights expansion

    JTA

    2 days ago

    A number of Jewish groups praised President Obama for extending federal job protections for gay employees to employees of government contractors.

    Obama signed two executive orders, one extending existing job protections for federal employees who are gay to employees of federal...

  • Met Council’s William Rapfogel sentenced to 3 1/3 to 10 years in prison

    JTA

    2 days ago

    William Rapfogel, the former chief of New York’s Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty, was sentenced to 3 1/3 to 10 years in prison for his role in a kickback scheme.

    Rapfogel, the longtime executive director and CEO of the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty, also was...

  • Blaming Birthright for a Gaza death

    Julie Wiener

    2 days ago

    Is Birthright Israel to blame for the death of Max Steinberg, one of two American Israeli soldiers killed in the war in Gaza?

    That’s the assertion of Allison Benedikt, a senior editor at Slate, who first provoked Israel supporters in 2011 with an angry and rambling essay about...

Page 1 of 582

1 2 3 > VIEW LAST PAGE