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Neil Diamond’s ‘Sweet’ gesture to Boston [VIDEO]

JTA Staff

April 23, 2013 | 2:18 pm

Neil Diamond performing 'Sweet Caroline' during the 7th inning of the Boston Red Sox game on April 20.

After a horrible week in their city, one Bostonians surely want to forget, singer Neil Diamond brought them a memorable moment.

Diamond came to Fenway Park on Saturday, when the Red Sox... read on

  • Did Tamerlan Tsarnaev kill his Jewish friends?

    Jewish Journal

    April 23, 2013 | 1:45 am

    Did Tamarlan Tsarnaev kill three of his Jewish friends?

    The Boston Globe is reporting that the former friends of the man assumed responsible for the Boston marathon bombings now wonder if Tamarlan Tsarnaev, who died after the bombings in a shootout with police,  was the... read on

  • Justin Bieber’s Anne Frank furor

    JTA Staff

    April 16, 2013 | 4:32 pm

    Justin Bieber, no stranger to controversy, stirred another one with his visit to the Anne Frank House.

    Bieber, visiting the Netherlands over the weekend for a concert in Arnhem, visited the landmark on Friday night for two hours. Afterward he wrote in the guestbook, “Truly... read on

  • Developing: Jewish Family Service denies Australian news report of ‘harboring’ pedophile

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    April 12, 2013 | 9:03 pm

    Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles (JFS) has rejected accusations that the organization or any member of its staff attempted to shield a known pedophile from law enforcement.

    Responding to reports that first appeared on April 10 in the Sydney Morning Herald, a respected... read on

  • Los Angeles Mayoral Debate—The Jewish Version

    By JewishJournal.com

    April 11, 2013 | 12:00 pm

    Tonight, April 11 at 7 pm, you can tune into KABC-7 for a live broadcast of the Los Angeles Mayoral Debate from American Jewish University.

    KABC is hosting the debate along with AJU, the Anti-Defamation League and the American Jewish Committee, and it will take place on the AJU's... read on

  • “Never Forget” by Francky Perez [VIDEO]

    By Rob Eshman

    April 5, 2013 | 2:26 pm

    Francky Perez is a Moroccan-born singer whose songs have topped French charts.  Just today he released via YouTube an English version of his French rap song "N'oubliez Jamais"-- Never Forget-- a rap song about... the Holocaust.   In the Digital Age, Perez's song-- catchy, short,... read on

  • Justin Bieber’s guitarist visits Auschwitz-Birkenau with March of the Living

    By Ryan Torok

    March 29, 2013 | 11:50 am

    Dan Kanter, Justin Bieber’s musical director and guitarist, visited Auschwitz-Birkenau on March 25, during Bieber’s 2013 “European Believe Tour” stop in Poland.

    International March of the Living—an annual educational program that brings students from all over world to Poland in... read on

  • USC student Samuel Levine dies tragically

    By Ryan Torok

    March 21, 2013 | 5:24 pm

    University of Southern California student Samuel Levine has died in an accident while on spring break in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico  He was 22.

    "Our deepest sympathies are with Sam’s parents and family members," said Steve A. Kay, dean of the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and... read on

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