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Federal Judge Rejects $19 Million Settlement With Harvey Weinstein Accusers

(JTA) — A federal judge has rejected a $19 million settlement for women who have accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct. District Judge Alvin Hellerstein...

Harvey Weinstein Accused of Sexual Assault by 4 More Women, Including Minor in New York Lawsuit

A new lawsuit filed against Harvey Weinstein in New York city accuses the former film producer of raping four women, including one who was...

Harvey Weinstein Sentenced to 23 Years in Prison; L.A. Begins Extradition Process

JEWISH JOURNAL UPDATE: The Los Angeles District Attorney's Office announced on March 10 it has begun the process of extraditing Harvey Weinstein from New York....

Harvey Weinstein Guilty Verdict Is Victory for #MeToo and a Warning to Hollywood

The guilty verdict delivered on Feb. 24 in the Harvey Weinstein trial is a resounding victory for the #MeToo movement that was ignited in...

Fox News’ Sexual Harassment Scandal Explodes in ‘Bombshell’

As explosive and impactful as its title suggests, “Bombshell” tells the timely story of the women who exposed the toxic culture at Fox News...

Obsess Over Which Feminists Are Jewish, Not Which Rapists

“You know, a lot of sexual harassment stuff is in the news of late,” said “Curb Your Enthusiasm” creator Larry David during his 2017...

ADL CEO Condemns Farrakhan’s Remarks Blaming ‘Talmudists’ for Pedophilia, Sex Trafficking

Anti-Defamation League CEO Jonathan Greenblatt condemned Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan’s latest remarks blaming “Talmudists” for pedophilia and sex trafficking. As first reported by...

The Sins God Can’t Forgive

If Harvey Weinstein went to synagogue on Yom Kippur hoping God would forgive him for his hideous sins against women, he’d be out of...

Harvey Weinstein to Surrender to Police

Harvey Weinstein will turn himself in to the police on May 25 as he faces charges of sexual assault, according to the Los Angeles...

Mayim Bialik to Deliver UCLA Commencement

Maybe expressing an unpopular viewpoint could be the theme of Mayim Bialik’s forthcoming commencement address at UCLA. On April 4, the public university announced its...

Letters to the Editor: Harvey Weinstein, IDF Destroys Hamas Tunnel, Pickles

Harvey Weinstein: Disgrace to Judaism I picked up a recent copy of the Journal, which I always look forward to reading. However, when I saw...

Letters to the Editor: Harvey Weinstein, the Kurds, Taxes and Iran deal

Weinstein-Jewish Connection One of the few positive things to come out of the discovery of Harvey Weinstein’s serial predatory side is that all of the...

What We Talk About When We Talk About #MeToo

Since news broke in October of Harvey Weinstein’s decades of alleged rampant sexual violence and assault, women have come out in force to tell...

Change? Not So Fast

There is great excitement among feminists in America that our culture finally is heeding the voices of women. Over the last several weeks, hundreds of...

My Story with Leon Wieseltier

“Are you waiting for Shmuel?” “I’ve been waiting all my life for Shmuel,” I said. He laughed. “You’re funny.” We’re at the fax machine; it was my...

SOUL BITES: Highlights from Shabbat Sermons

Rabbi Ari Lucas, Temple Beth Am In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein revelations that the Hollywood mogul had serially abused women sexually, and repeatedly...

What Should Our Community Do After Weinstein?

For a crime as pervasive as sexual assault, the general response to Harvey Weinstein’s alleged misdeeds was appropriately uniform: Nobody was surprised. Or at...

Me Too Versus Not Me

I’ve never been much for crowds. I remember once at a music festival pushing through a mass of people waiting to see Thom Yorke....

Fixing Hollywood’s Shameful Culture

The past month has seen the near implosion of Hollywood. That’s because of the revelations about mega-powerhouse Harvey Weinstein’s regular habit of allegedly sexually...

Roman Polanski faces allegation of molesting an underage girl

Director Roman Polanski is facing an allegation of molesting an underage girl in 1975, adding to the torrent of sexual assault allegations against members...

When Bad People Happen to Good Art

Bad people can make and love good art. Can good people love bad people’s art? Judgy words, I know. But certain kinds of conduct bring...

Canadian entertainment leader resigns in face of sexual assault allegations

Gilbert Rozon, a household name in Canada through his work in the field of entertainment, is stepping down from his programs after facing several...

LAPD investigating Harvey Weinstein over rape allegation

Harvey Weinstein is being investigated by the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) after an unnamed actress is claiming that Weinstein raped her in 2013. The...

An Ocean of Tears

There are moments when everything changes. In my lifetime, one of these was seeing the picture of our planet Earth from space. With that...

How the Weinstein Sex Scandal Began a Movement Against Silence

‘You Need to Decide’ I used to consider it a badge of honor that Harvey Weinstein once threatened me. By some twisted Hollywood calculus,...

Women of the World Say: Enough

One of the quirks of publishing a weekly paper is that the news moves so fast that by the time you’re on the newsstand, everything...

Harvey Weinstein’s brother accused of sexual harassment

Bob Weinstein, the brother of Harvey Weinstein, is now facing a sexual harassment allegation from a TV producer. Variety reports that Amanda Segel, the executive...

Mayim Bialik under fire for suggesting women should dress modestly to avoid sexual harassment

Actress Mayim Bialik has faced criticism for writing in a column that women should dress modestly to avoid sexual harassment in Hollywood. In a New...

Jewish women share #MeToo stories

Twitter has been trending with the #MeToo hashtag in response to Harvey Weinstein being expelled from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The...

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Jewish Groups Praise Newsom for Vetoing Ethnic Studies Bill

Newsom said he vetoed it because the latest draft "still needs revision."

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An immigration lawyer in Toronto said that she has seen a spike inquiries from American Jews about moving to Canada.

Israeli President Calls Swastika Graffiti in Britain on Yom Kippur ‘Shocking’

"Words of condemnation are not enough. We need #Holocaust education and remembrance."

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This year, the farm's Sukkot Harvest Festival will look a little different because of COVID-19.
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