(Land Rover) – February 7, 2019 – Today at the Chicago Auto Show, Land Rover revealed the next generation Range Rover Evoque for the first time in the U.S. In true Land Rover fashion, the New Range Rover Evoque made its dynamic debut on an indoor off-road experience course at the McCormick P…
The first hints of fall are here and that means the High Holidays, not to mention the “kol-nídre bárlekh,” or Autumn-ripening pears. We greet each other with “leshóne téyve” (Happy New Year), and to absent friends and family we might pop a “shóne-téyve” (a high-holiday greeting card) in the …
(JNS) Jessica Krug, a Jewish professor at George Washington University who falsely identified as a black person, has resigned, announced the Washington, D.C.-based university on September 9th.
(JTA) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will travel to Washington, D.C., next week for a signing ceremony of the normalization agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates.
(JNS) The United States announced on September 9th that it will withdraw 2,200 troops from Iraq by end of September, according to the top U.S. commander in the Middle East.
(JTA) — A Polish auction house has announced the sale of 51 objects that belonged to the Holocaust survivor whose life story served as the basis for the 2002 film “The Pianist.”
(JTA) — Police in Norway have arrested a man living there who is a suspect in the 1982 bombing of a Jewish-owned restaurant in Paris that killed six.
(JTA) — Law enforcement covered up a conflict of interest by an investigator looking into Sara Netanyahu’s alleged misuse of public funds in the Prime Minister’s Office, an Israeli news channel is reporting.
(JNS)- Less than three days after airstrikes in Syria’s Aleppo province were attributed to Israel by Syrian state news agency SANA, satellite images released by ImageSat International on Sunday showed the facility to be a missile production plant near the town of al-Safirah in northern Syria.
(JNS)- A month-long coronavirus lockdown will cost the Israeli economy between NIS fifteen and twenty billion dollars the country’s Finance Ministry said over the weekend.
This twentieth year of the 21st century will be remembered for much, but one of its proudest claims should be the Centennial of the founding of the the revered advocacy and service organization for America’s injured veterans, DAV (Disabled American Veterans). On September 8, the National an…
In 1985, Miriam Yenkin was nominated president of the Jewish Federation of Columbus (now JewishColumbus) and, upon her acceptance, became the first woman to serve in that role. Before, during, and after her time as president—for sixty years, in fact—Yenkin has been passionate about her commu…
Against the virtual background of the Skirball Museum’s current exhibition, Archie Rand: Sixty Paintings from the Bible, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute of the University of Cincinnati (OLLI) and the Skirball Museum are pleased to present a six-week online lecture series on consecutive Wed…
Cincinnati’s storied Jewish cultural landscape has a new addition. Naydus Press, based in Montgomery, is a nonprofit publisher dedicated to English translations of Yiddish literature.
When Pulitzer Prize journalist Matt Richtel contacted Cincinnati, Ohio’s Top Voted Plastic Surgeon, Mark Mandell-Brown, MD, it was to gain information about cosmetic surgery trends during the Covid pandemic.
The pandemic has impacted people’s lives in more ways than one can count, mostly bad. But surprisingly, some good is still possible, even with the restrictions caused by Covid-19.
(JTA) — The Jewish Federations of North America is working to raise fifty four million dollars to ensure continued human services for Jewish communities and those affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
(JTA) — A man believed to be homeless was arrested nearly 12 hours after New York Police Department’s chief chaplain, Rabbi Alvin Kass, was mugged during his daily early morning walk on the city’s Upper West Side.
(JTA) – In a call with Orthodox rabbis, the U.S. surgeon general encouraged the spiritual leaders to take precautions when planning High Holiday services this year.
(JTA) — Federal and international law enforcement agencies are investigating the theft of seven point five million dollars from the United Jewish Endowment Fund, an arm of The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, and diverted to international accounts.
(JNS)- The Ukrainian parliament has awarded Rabbi Jonathan Markowitz, chief rabbi of the Ukrainian city of Kiev, a medal of honor for his 20 years of service in the city, as well as his contribution to the welfare of Ukrainian citizens.
(JTA) — A car-ramming attack by a Palestinian driver lightly injured an Israeli soldier and a police officer in the West Bank on September 2nd morning.
(JNS)- A group of haredi [ultra-Orthodox] leaders sent Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a harshly worded letter on Sunday, warning him that they would not forgive him for casting the haredi community as “spreaders of disease.”
(JTA) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denied a report by the New York Times claiming he had privately agreed to the sale of F-35 fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates.
The Third Annual Festival of Cincinnati Faiths was held online from Sunday, Aug. 23 through Sunday, Aug. 30, organized by the interfaith group EquaSion. The thirty faith communities from thirteen world religions participated, including Baha'i, Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism…
(JNS) Nightly curfews will go into effect in 40 “red” cities and towns across Israel on September 8th, amid a raft of other regulations aimed at halting the rise in new COVID-19 cases in the country.
The Mahzor Vitry, an 11th‑century work describing the yearly cycle of observances and prayers, tells us that “it is a custom to begin on the Saturday night before Rosh Hashanah to rise early to the synagogue, before the sun rises, and beg for mercy.” In the words of one of the poetic texts r…
“Over the last couple of years, I have been in so many discussions and talks with people in the Cincinnati community,” remembered Israeli emissary Amnon Maggid. “People really opened up and shared with me what is on their minds.”
(JTA) — A Republican congressman from South Carolina is asking his colleagues to sign a letter that calls on the Trump administration to pressure Ukraine to allow Jewish pilgrims to enter Uman for Rosh Hashanah.
During a normal High Holy Days season at Isaac M. Wise Temple, congregants would receive brown grocery bags at the Rosh Hashana morning service to take home with them. When they returned for Yom Kippur, they would bring the bags with them, now full of non-perishable food items and personal c…
(JTA) — For many Jews, a high point of services on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur is the Unetaneh Tokef prayer, which wonders who will live and who will die in the year ahead.
(MY Jewish Learning)- On Rosh Hashanah, tens of thousands of Jews from Israel and elsewhere descend on the small Ukrainian city of Uman to celebrate the Jewish new year.
(August 27, 2020 / JNS) A synagogue in Kenosha, Wis., was vandalized during demonstrations and riots on Thursday morning, Aug. 27.
(JTA) — American Jewish rabbis are erring by endorsing — and opposing — President Donald Trump, according to Jonathan Sacks, the former chief rabbi of Great Britain who said he has always studiously avoided showing an affinity for any particular candidate.
(JNS)-Hezbollah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah said on Sunday that for every one of its fighters killed by Israel, the Lebanese terror group will seek to kill an Israeli soldier.
(JNS) The director of the Israeli Treasury’s Budget Department, Shaul Meridor, has announced his resignation, dispatching a blistering letter to his boss, Finance Minister Israel Katz, accusing him of mismanagement “for which Israeli citizens will pay a heavy price in the coming years.”
(JTA) — The United Arab Emirates’ law boycotting Israel has been abolished, on the eve of a first delegation of Israeli and U.S. officials to visit the country since the historic normalization deal announced earlier this month.