National
197 results total, viewing 41 - 50
  Olympic gold medalist leads U.S. delegation at Maccabiah opening Olympic gold medalist leads U.S.delegation at Maccabiah opening   RAMAT GAN, Israel – When swimmer Garrett Weber-Gale heard his name announced recently as … more
(JTA) – In a new study, the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life found that 89 percent of Jews say, “Abortion should be legal in all or most cases.” Compare that to 72 percent among Americans with no religious affiliation, and 63 percent … more
WASHINGTON (JTA) – The election for Massachusetts governor is still 16 months away – too soon to know what the issues are or who the viable candidates will be. But apparently it’s never too soon for tikkun olam, repairing the world. more
(Part two of two) JTA – A stabbing and car-ramming epidemic in Israel that some called a third intifada was among the most dominant Jewish stories of the past year. But … more
WASHINGTON (JTA) – There’s a striking difference between competing bids in Congress addressing last month’s U.N. Security Council resolution condemning Israeli … more
NEW YORK (JTA) – The Pew Research Center’s newly released 2014 U.S. Religious Landscape Study offers a trove of data on American Jews based on interviews with 35,071 American adults, 847 of whom identified their faith as Jewish. Here are … more
(JTA) – For the first time in four decades, Miami Jewry is growing. That’s the official finding of the new Miami Jewish population study released Monday by the Greater Miami Jewish Federation. The Jewish population of Miami-Dade County … more
JTA – Pork is officially off the menu at U.S. federal prisons. With the start of the new fiscal year on Oct. 1, the 206,000 inmates housed in 122 federal penitentiaries are no longer being served pork products. Edmond Ross, a spokesman for … more
JTA – The number of anti-Semitic incidents in the United States decreased by 19 percent in 2013, but physical assaults against Jews increased, according to the Anti-Defamation League. In its Annual Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents, the ADL … more
JNS.ORG – Hundreds of thousands of Jews. Hundreds of thousands of challahs, candlesticks, and zemirot (Jewish songs). Havdalah. From Oct. 23-24, Jews of all ages, levels of religious observance and geographic locations will come … more
« Prev | 1 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 20 | Next »