Originally published by JTA October 26, 2020 By Larry Luxner (JTA) — A virus forced the World Zionist Congress to go virtual for the first time since its founding in 1897. But that didn’t stop last week’s gathering, held once every five years, from being any less crucial — or…
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Originally published in JTA By Ron Kampeas October 20, 2020 A coalition of Jewish groups including the likes of Hadassah and B’nai B’rith International has temporarily blocked a plan by Orthodox and right-wing parties to take over top positions throughout the World Zionist Congress, the Jewish National Fund and other…
October 14, 2020 Originally posted in the Jewish News of Northern California If you’re in Arizona or Florida and a 585 area code pops up on your phone, you might want to answer: It could be a Jewish volunteer in Rochester, New York, whose mission it is to help you…
Everything ‘potentially up for grabs’: What Jewish groups are watching for in this unusual Supreme Court session
October 7, 2020 Originally published in JTA WASHINGTON (JTA) — The uncertainty surrounding the makeup of the Supreme Court led to a quieter-than-normal kickoff for the court’s 2021 decision-making season. But even with the little known about what the country’s highest court will consider, it’s clear that multiple issues of…
September 19, 2020 Originally published in Reuters: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-ginsburg-mourners-idUSKBN26A0A6 By Andy Sullivan, Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Grief-stricken Americans gathered at makeshift memorials around the country on Saturday to mourn the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a liberal, feminist icon, as President Donald Trump signaled his intention…
Read JTA’s coverage on our work opposing Steven Menashi’s nomination to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.