World

In Moldova, Jewish Teens Dispel Stereotypes

By Larry Luxner / JTA Fifteen Christian seventh-graders at the City Theater School in this capital city sit in a circle listening attentively while two...
Donald Trump speaking at a rally

What to Watch for as Trump Unveils Israeli-Palestinian Peace Plan

By Ron Kampeas / JTA Three years after he asked his adviser son-in-law Jared Kushner to make peace between Israel and the Palestinians, President Donald...

As Number of Holocaust Survivors Dwindles, Educators Assess the Impact of Living Testimony

By Cnaan Liphshiz Cancer may have weakened Edward Mosberg’s body, but it has done nothing to dissuade the 94-year-old Holocaust survivor from New Jersey from...
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Victims in Germany Shooting Identified as Jana Lange, Kevin S.

By Laura E. Adkins / JTA Jana Lange was a dedicated fan of German pop music. Kevin S. was a construction worker and decorator who...
A bus next to police in Halle, Germany

Gunman Kills 2 in Attack Near German Synagogue, at Kebab Shop

By Ron Kampeas, Toby Axelrod / JTA Two people were killed by a gunman who opened fire near a synagogue during Yom Kippur services and...
Stan Lee

Inspiring Jews We Lost in 5779

By JTA staff The close of every year brings with it bittersweet reminders of the incredible figures we lost in the year that was. This year...
head coach alex freedman with a member from team israel and from team kenya

Israeli Lacrosse Team Helps Kenyan Team With Gift

It’s unusual for a sports team to go out of its way to help give its opponents an advantage, but that was the case...
Rabbi Sholom Bluming next to supplies for hurricane relief

After Hurricane Dorian, Bahamas Chabad Helps With Relief Effort

As Hurricane Dorian was unleashing its unimaginable devastation on the Bahamas earlier this week, Rabbi Sholom and Sheera Bluming, co-directors of Chabad of the Bahamas, hunkered down in...
South America map showing Ecuador, Colombia and Venezuela

Latin American Jewish Immigrants Look for Safety in US

Though the Jewish community has a long history of resettlement in the U.S., in 2019 most new immigrants in our country are not Jewish. And...
A wall lists the names of those who died in the AMIA bombing in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Twenty-Five Years After Attack, Philadelphia Remembers AMIA Bombing

It’s a day that has remained with Pedro Feldman, even after all these years. On the morning of July 18, 1994, a car bomb went...