The Vatican Will Release WWII-era ‘Jewish Files’ Online, Including Unanswered Pleas to Pope

Pope Francis has ordered 170 volumes of Jewish requests for help from the Catholic Church during World War II to be published online.

Deborah Lipstadt’s First Tour as Antisemitism Monitor: Saudi Arabia

Deborah Lipstadt’s first overseas tour as the State Department’s antisemitism monitor will start in Saudi Arabia.

Federal Court Upholds Arkansas Law That Restricts Israel Boycotts

A federal appeals court upheld an Arkansas state law requiring all public contractors to promise they won’t boycott Israel.

BDS Movement Disavows Boston Project Mapping Jewish Groups

The global BDS movement targeting Israel has disavowed a controversial website.
Edward Kalendar performs at the Rainbow Room in 2007

‘Underground’ Jazz Songwriter, Composer and Performer Edward Kalendar Dies at 80

Edward Kalendar, whose love of underground jazz music heard while living in Ukraine led to a prolific career as a composer, conductor, jazz pianist...
Rows of librarians pose for a photo with their fingers on their lips, making a shushing sound.

Association of Jewish Libraries to Host Conference at Weitzman

Jewish librarians are more than just little old ladies with tight buns and eyeglasses. And being a librarian is more than just fetching a...
Doug Mastriano is a bald white man wearing a brown suit standing in front of a podium and microphone.

Jews Debate Mastriano’s Christian Nationalist Beliefs

When Pennsylvania Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Mastriano kicked-off his primary campaign on Jan. 8, he donned a tallit and blew a shofar, despite not...
Standing in front of a window with "Congregation Beth Ahavah" painted on it, three white people stand dressed in sweatshirts.

LGBT Acceptance Swells, But Queer Jews Remember Pain of AIDS Crisis

When Heshie Zinman visited his buddies — HIV/AIDS patients in Pennsylvania Hospital — in the mid-1980s, delivering their food trays or just saying hi,...

Last Word: Barbara Boroff’s Craft Shows Are Back

It started as a fun hobby with her husband and grew into a business that could attract a Big Ten football-sized crowd, about 100,000...
Isabella Segalovich is a young white person with dark, shoulder-length hair. She is wearing a mustard yellow shirt and smiling in front of a white background.

You Should Know…Isabella Segalovich

At first glance, a video about hidden gelatin in vitamin D3 capsules has nothing to do with the rise of subway graffiti in New...