January 4, 2017 RSS feed / World News

VA Medical Center named for Medal of Honor winner

President Barrack Obama signed legislation to rename the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Long Beach, CA, as the Tibor Rubin VA Medical Center in honor of the Holocaust survivor, Medal of Honor recipient, and Jewish War Veterans membe More...

Lakewood Jews help Latino family

The Jewish community of Lakewood is providing assistance to the family of a two-year-old Latino boy who was killed in a tragic accident. More...

Montana faith leaders support Jewish community

Dozens of faith leaders in Montana signed on to published statements in support of the Jewish community following threats by white supremacists and neo- Nazis.  More...

Carrie Fisher, Leia of ‘Star Wars,’ dies at 60

Carrie Fisher, the actress best known for playing Princess Leia in the original “Star Wars” films, died days after suffering a heart attack on an airplane. She was 60.  More...

1st Hasidic female judge sworn in

Rachel Freier of Brooklyn officially became the first Hasidic woman to be sworn in as a judge in New York state.  Freier, a mother of six and former lawyer who practiced commercial and residential estate law, was sworn in as the Civil Court judg More...