Local News

Community Briefs: Songwriter, Satell and Community Losses

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Holocaust Survivor Manya Perel Dies at 97 Manya Frydman Perel, who survived eight concentration camps, then spent years telling her story to thousands of students,...

National News

Rashida Tlaib, Who Supports Israel Boycott, Wins Michigan Democratic Primary

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By Ron Kampeas WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rashida Tlaib, one of two Congress members to support the boycott Israel movement, defeated a challenger in her Michigan...

Former NFL Running Back Larry Johnson Tweets That Jews Are Involved in Sex Trafficking,...

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By Marcy Oster Larry Johnson, a former running back who played seven seasons for the Kansas City Chiefs, tweeted multiple times to his more than 147,000 followers...
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ZOA Head Morton Klein Talks With Ice Cube About Anti-Semitism

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Mort Klein didn’t know much about Ice Cube when he got on the phone with him on Monday afternoon, but by the end of...

Arts

Critics Say Scene in Netflix Series ‘The Umbrella Academy’ Promotes Anti-Semitic Stereotype

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By Marcy Oster The Netflix superhero series “The Umbrella Academy” is being called out by critics who say it promotes anti-Semitic stereotypes. The show, based on...

Dance Piece Inspired by Children’s Art from Terezín Ghetto

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Artist House choreographer Asya Zlatina didn’t tell her dancers the inspiration behind their show “Maybe Even Higher” until they were only a few weeks...

Here Are All the Notable Jewish Emmy Nominations for 2020

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By Emily Burack Though much about the 2020 Emmy Awards ceremony is not yet known, one thing is clear: Jewish TV stars are well positioned...

Israeli Research Institution to Launch Human Trials of Coronavirus Vaccine

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By Marcy Oster JERUSALEM — An Israeli national research institute will begin human trials of a coronavirus vaccine after the High Holiday season ends in October. Israeli...

Israel Offers Lebanon Assistance After Massive, Deadly Explosion in Beirut

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By Ron Kampeas WASHINGTON, D.C. — Israel has offered Lebanon humanitarian assistance after a massive explosion at Beirut’s waterfront killed at least 30 people and...

Israel’s COVID-19 Czar Warns That Foreign Student Rule-Breakers Will Be Deported

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By Marcy Oster JERUSALEM -- Foreign students who disregard Israel’s restrictions to prevent the spread of the oronavirus will be deported, Israel’s coronavirus czar said. Some...