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Bomb threats pour into Jewish organizations nationwide

February 28, 2017 |

crime Bomb threats target Jewish organizations By Michael Bodley Jewish schools and community centers across the country reeled from nearly two dozen bomb threats Monday, including one at the Anti-Defamation ...

Orthodox Jewish organizations reach $14.25 million settlement with victims of voyeur-rabbi

August 28, 2018 |

., have reached a $14.25 million settlement with four Jewish organizations, the rabbi's former synagogue announced Tuesday. ... The Jewish groups named in the lawsuit were: Kesher Israel Congregation, the ...

Menorah lighting ceremonies in Westport herald Hanukkah this week

December 15, 2014

Menorahs will be lit in millions of Jewish homes and in public places around the world during the holiday. Tuesday's downtown ceremony is sponsored by five local Jewish organizations and the Downtown Merchants ...

Builders, Jewish organization to build ramps for disabled

September 24, 2012 |

Non-profit partners include United Cerebral Palsy of Metro Detroit and Neighborhood Service Organization. ... is now beginning to make a larger community impact," said Michelle Malamis, Jewish Family Service ...

Timeline of Jewish history in the US

September 8, 2021 |

Despite its newspaper format, The Jew was hardly a source for hard news, as its content primarily consisted of dismissals of other media and descriptions of scandals within various Jewish organizations. 1837: ...

'The future is raising its voice': A dire mood at UN meeting

September 22, 2021 |

Twenty countries are boycotting Wednesday's commemoration, according to the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, which urged more countries to join them "in continuing to fight racism, bigotry, and anti-Semitism."

Timeline of Jewish history in the US

September 8, 2021 |

Despite its newspaper format, The Jew was hardly a source for hard news, as its content primarily consisted of dismissals of other media and descriptions of scandals within various Jewish organizations. 1837: ...

Some abortion foes question tactical wisdom of new Texas ban

September 15, 2021 |

Carol Tobias, president of the National Right to Life Committee, said her organization supports "any legal strategy that would protect unborn babies." ... The Jewish Council of Public Affairs, which represents ...

Holiday toy drive is legacy of love in wake of Westporters' loss

December 13, 2011 |

The Chusids said the toys are distributed to children through about 25 charitable organizations in the region including hospitals, Jewish organizations and churches. Despite the name of the drive, which includes ...

Sababa rescheduled to 2022

August 12, 2021

Sababa is a joint project of the Jewish Federation of St. ... The festival features local, regional and national visual art exhibitors, culinary experiences, and musical performances, as well as activities from ...

Ignorance of the Arabs hurts us

February 8, 2011

Ignorance of Arab world hurts us True story: A few years ago, when we were visiting a couple who are longtime friends of ours, their youngster came home early from Little League practice and complained to his ...

Out of the Woods / A symbol of freedom

August 18, 2010

But it is Bloomberg -- a Republican in a city dominated by Democrats (many of whom are Jewish) -- who deserves the full credit for taking a huge political risk, especially in light of harsh criticism from the ...

Religion briefs, Sept. 11, 2021

September 10, 2021

Sept. 12, Sounding the Call, endorsed by Rabbi Immerman and co-organized by a CT congregation and Dayenu, the national Jewish organization directed against climate disaster. ... Details can be found on ...

Swastika carved into State Department elevator spurs investigation

July 27, 2021 |

Blinken also addressed the department's Jewish employees, writing, "please know how grateful we are for your service and how proud we are to be your colleagues." Blinken is Jewish, and his stepfather was a ...

Pandemic once again disrupts plans for Jewish High Holy Days

September 3, 2021 |

Lipskar's synagogue is one of about 1,100 across the U.S. affiliated with the Hasidic organization Chabad-Lubavitch. ... Security experts are concerned by white supremacists, pro-Palestinian activists and people ...

American religious groups have a history of resettling refugees - including Afghans

August 26, 2021 |

Many of these advocates are religious organizations. ... After World War II, an alliance between Protestant, Catholic and Jewish organizations finally swayed policymakers to adopt a more humanitarian-focused ...

Religion briefs, Sept. 4, 2021

September 3, 2021

Sounding the Call, endorsed by Rabbi Immerman and co-organized by a CT congregation and Dayenu, the national Jewish organization directed against climate disaster. ... Understanding our Jewish identity. ... New ...

A Long Life of Service / Jewish organization opens senior center in 150th year

December 30, 2000 |

In its early days, the organization primarily ran orphanages, but it evolved with society's needs. ... It was 1849 when a Jewish pioneer named August Helbing rushed out to rescue an ailing Jewish man aboard a ...

Oklahoma GOP leader compares vaccine mandates to the Holocaust: 'Take away the star and add a vaccine passport'

August 2, 2021 |

The post triggered swift condemnations from top state Republicans and Jewish organizations in Oklahoma. ... Bennett is the latest GOP official to equate the persecution of the Jewish people during the Holocaust ...

Letter: A grain of salt

April 20, 2021

Stanley Heller, a member of Jewish Voice For Peace, is being less than forthright when he criticizes Jewish leaders who find it anti-Semitic for Israel's critics to hold it to a different standard of conduct ...

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