Briefs

ZOA, Tea Party Anti-Iran Deal Rally In D.C. Features Shofar Blowing, Trump

09/16/2015 - 20:00

Hundreds gathered outside the Capitol for a rally against the Iran nuclear deal featuring shofar blowing and presidential hopefuls Donald Trump and Ted Cruz.

Jew May Run, But You Can’t Hide

Jonah Run app entreats tweens to repent this Yom Kippur.

09/16/2015 - 20:00
Editorial Intern

Praying for salvation this Yom Kippur? There’s an app for that.

Jonah Run, a new app designed by G-dcast, a Jewish new media tech company.

AJWS Founder Larry Phillips Dies At 88

He was 'generous materially — and of spirit,' son says.

09/15/2015 - 20:00
Editorial Intern

Larry Phillips, co-founder of the American Jewish World Service died on Friday afternoon at the age of 88.

Larry Phillips

With Backing Of 2 More Jews, Senate Can Block Iran Deal Rejection

09/09/2015 - 20:00

Two Jewish senators announced their backing for the Iran nuclear deal, bringing the total of senators supporting to 41 -- enough to block Republicans from advancing a vote against it.

Two Jewish Extremist Teens Charged In Arson Attack On Bedouin Tent

09/07/2015 - 20:00

JERUSALEM — Two Jewish extremist teens were indicted for an arson attack last month on a Bedouin tent in the West Bank.

Avi Gafni, 19, and a minor were indicted on charges of incitement, threats, conspiring to commit a felony, and obstructing justice in the mid-August attack , the Shin Bet security service said in a statement after a gag order on the case was lifted Monday.

Mother Must Give Son His Grandmother’s $5,000 Bar Mitzvah Gift From ’07

09/01/2015 - 20:00

A 20-year-old student was awarded a $5,000 gift from his 2007 bar mitzvah that he said his mother never handed over.

Marvin Mandel, Maryland’s Only Jewish Governor, Dies At 95

09/01/2015 - 20:00

Marvin Mandel, the only Jewish governor of Maryland, died at 95.

Mandel, a Democrat who led the East Coast state from 1969 until 1977, died Sunday afternoon in St. Mary’s County, Maryland. The cause of death was not provided.

Netanyahu To Peace Activists: Ready For Talks Without Preconditions

09/01/2015 - 20:00

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a meeting with peace activists that he is prepared to continue negotiations with the Palestinians.

2 More Democratic Senators Back Iran Deal

09/01/2015 - 20:00

Two more senators said they will support the Iran nuclear deal, leaving President Barack Obama just one vote shy of the number needed to stop any efforts to quash the agreement in Congress.

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