Jewish Journal

In France, quasi-Nazi salute may evade long arm of the law

Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA

December 25, 2013 | 12:51 pm

French comedian Dieudonne demonstrating the quenelle, a vaguely Nazi-like gesture whose popularity has soared in France. (YouTube/JTA)

To outsiders, they seem like ordinary men striking macho poses for the camera. But there is a dark side to the photos that are... read full article

  • Edgar Bronfman, philanthropist and Jewish communal leader, dies at 84

    JTA, News Brief

    December 24, 2013 | 11:00 am

    Edgar Bronfman, the billionaire former beverage magnate and leading Jewish philanthropist, died Saturday at the age of 84.

    As the longtime president...

  • Edgar Bronfman: Prince of the Jews

    Ami Eden, JTA

    December 23, 2013 | 10:25 am

    In the coming days, many eulogies will attempt to capture the magnitude of the loss suffered this week by the Jewish community. Really, though, all you...

  • Opposing Bedouin resettlement

    by Ben Sales, JTA

    December 13, 2013 | 10:45 am

    They can’t agree on the project’s goal. They can’t agree on who supports it. They can’t even agree on its name.

    But when it comes to the Israeli...

  • Bringing help to Philippines

    by Ryan Torok

    December 13, 2013 | 10:34 am

    When an 18-month-old named Edgar was brought to Dr. Ofer Merin and the Israel Defense Forces’ (IDF) field hospital in the Philippines following Typhoon...

  • Failing unusual at Hebrew charter schools

    Julie Wiener, JTA

    November 20, 2013 | 3:27 pm

    On a bright autumn morning, Hebrew songs and phrases fill the sun-drenched, freshly painted blue and white classrooms of New York’s Harlem Hebrew...

  • Cache of Nazi-looted art found in Munich


    November 6, 2013 | 3:00 pm

    Authorities in Munich revealed that a cache of works, many by artists the Nazis considered “degenerate,” was found in a moldy storeroom in the German...

  • Retaliatory Israel strike hits Gaza rocket launchers

    Brief courtesy of JTA

    October 30, 2013 | 1:52 pm

    Israeli air strikes hit two concealed rocket launchers in the northern Gaza Strip in retaliation for rocket fire from Gaza on southern Israel.


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