October 25, 2017 RSS feed / World News

Conservative movement continues intermarriage ban, but urges welcome

The Conservative movement will maintain its ban on rabbis performing interfaith marriages while seeking to welcome couples who are already intermarried, according to a new letter signed by the movement’s four leaders.  More...

After backlash, Bialik apologizes for Times op-ed

Actress Mayim Bialik has apologized following a backlash against her New York Times op-ed suggesting that dressing and acting modestly is protection against sexual assault and harassment.  More...

How a Chinese-Jewish chef finds inspiration on a North Dakota farm

Not much could have prepared Molly Yeh for moving from New York City to Grand Forks, North Dakota—a city of a little over 50,000 residents near the state’s eastern border with Minnesota. More...

Al Jazeera planted reporter in pro-Israel groups

An Al Jazeera editor acknowledged planting an undercover reporter inside pro-Israel organizations last year in Washington, D.C.  Clayton Swisher, the Qatar-owned news network’s head of investigative reporting, made the revelation in an int More...

Can technology solve the Anne Frank & Raoul Wallenberg mysteries?

After 70 years of studying the Holocaust, historians still don’t know the exact circumstances of the tragic fate that befell two of the best-known victims of the Holocaust era: Anne Frank and Raoul Wallenberg. More...