Some 50 protestors, fearing that a proposed merger between the two largest funeral homes in the country may make affordable Jewish burials less likely, rallied on Tuesday outside the Federal Trade Commission building in Washington.
Waltham, Mass. -- Brandeis University has suspended its partnership with the West Bank’s Al-Quds University in light of recent events at the Palestinian school, including a Nazi-style demonstration on its main campus in Jerusalem.
Most Jewish groups here are siding with Israel as it warns against a possible deal to freeze Iran’s nuclear program in return for the easing of sanctions, but they are also at pains to applaud the Obama administration for tackling the issue.
Here, it’s the Redskins. Across the pond, it’s the Yids.
Even as National Football League football fans in the United States have been debating whether the Washington, D.C., team should change its ethnically charged name, football fans in the United Kingdom — where football means soccer — have been having a similarly heated...