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Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, also known as the Lubavitcher Rebbe

News Briefs: Thousands Pay Tribute to the Rebbe and More

Alabama Shul Struggling to Survive It’s the only synagogue in Selma, Alabama, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency reports, and now 120-year-old Temple Mishkan Israel is in...
kosher beef and corn on the cob on a charcoal barbecue grill

Backyard Barbecue, Kosher-Style

By Ethel G. Hofman Barbecuing is primal, even dangerous. It’s looked on as a guy thing—all that fire, smoke, sharp implements and mountains of meat. But...
Four different beers

News Briefs: German Town Buys Entire Beer Supply to ‘Dry the Nazis out’ and...

First Overall Pick in NHL Draft is Jewish The New Jersey Devils made Jack Hughes the first overall pick June 21 in the National Hockey...
Sen. Kristen Gillibrand during the second Democratic Presidential debate

In Debate With Little Foreign Policy, Gillibrand Pledges to ‘Engage Iran to Stabilize’ Mideast

By Jackson Richman The second Democratic presidential primary debate on Thursday night barely featured a discussion on Iran, let alone foreign policy. However, New York...
Presidential candidates during the first Democratic primary debate

At First Democratic Presidential Debate, Mideast Issues Take Backseat to Domestic Concerns

By Jackson Richman At the first of several expected Democratic primary debates for the 2020 presidential elections, issues pertaining to the Middle East took a...
A barbed wire fence

News Briefs: Jewish Death Row Inmate Claims Judge Was Anti-Semitic and More

Tenth NYC Orthodox School Closed Because of Measles Outbreak Central UTA Satmar School for Boys in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, became the 10th school in New York...
Silhouette of elderly man walking with a walker near a window

Report Lists Several Underperforming Nursing Homes in Greater Philadelphia and South Jersey

The nursing home industry was rocked June 3 when Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey and Sen. Pat Toomey released a previously unpublicized federal list of...
A photo of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, also known as AOC, who made a controversial comment about concentration camps

AOC’s Concentration Camp Comment Stirs Reactions

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) made headlines on June 18 when she tweeted a June 13 Esquire article that referred to the migrant detention centers...

News Briefs: LeBron James Apologizes for Social Media Post, RBG Back at Home and...

North Korea Ordered by Judge to Pay Warmbier Family $501M in Damages A District Court judge on Dec. 24 ordered North Korea to pay $501...

News Briefs: Orthodox British Nursery Wins Case Against Fired Teacher and More

Gettysburg College Trustee Resigns Over Nazi Costume Photo in Yearbook Gettysburg College Board of Trustees member Bob Garthwait resigned Feb. 19 after a history student...