In Israel’s Largest Global Jewish Celebration Since COVID, Masa Celebrates its 18th Anniversary

Thousands of young Jews from around the world gathered in Israel on Oct. 20 to celebrate…

Comedian Highlights Satirical Songwriter Tom Lehrer in New Musical

Tom Lehrer was a musical comedic force in the 1950s and ‘60s. He wrote and performed…

Colin Powell, Who Brokered the Middle East ‘Road Map’ to Peace, Dies at 84

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Colin Powell will be remembered in history as the first Black U.S. national…

A Person Whom I Wish to be Far Less Discussed

Asked what subject that she wished more writers would discuss, Professor Mary Beard said that she’d…

A Bisl Torah: Recurring Dreams

I have a few recurring dreams. One of which is wandering aimlessly around a school setting,…

How the Orange County Oil Spill Is Connected to the Pico-Robertson Drill Site

Activists and community leaders in Pico-Robertson have been in a decades-long battle with the city to…

Homemade Hummus: The Real Deal

When we asked our fathers if hummus was served in their homes in Morocco and Iraq,…

One Dove’s Pluck

After the horrendous interventions of warning, flood, ark, and saving remnant, God’s work depends on one…

A Silent Arab Spring is Sprouting…in Israel

Good news is never that exciting. It’s always more dramatic to ring the alarm about one…

Jesse Gabriel Provides Update on Ethnic Studies Curriculum in Webinar

Assemblymember Jesse Gabriel (D-San Fernando Valley), who chairs the California Legislative Jewish Caucus, provided an update…

AOC Says She Cried During Iron Dome Vote Over “the Complete Lack of Care of Human Beings Affected By These Decisions”

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) issued a September 24 statement acknowledging that she cried during the vote…

Coronavirus Grumbling, the Sukkah, and the Wisdom of Hindsight

It has been a year and a half of discontent. A friend of mine who is…

College Dems Jewish Caucus Call on VP Candidate to Resign, Accuse Her of Being “Prejudiced Against Jews”

The College Democrats of America (CDA) Jewish Caucus called on a CDA official who is running…

DC Rally to Support Those Who Stormed Capitol Has Jewish Officials on High Alert

(JTA) — On the surface, a rally in Washington, D.C. planned for Saturday sounds like it…

Brett Goldstein Feels Strong Connection With Emmy-Nominated Role on “Ted Lasso”

Actor Brett Goldstein knows what it takes to reach for his dreams. He’s currently living them…