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Anti-Semitism ‘Cow’ takes Twitter to task

NEW YORK — An anonymous Twitter account that “mooed” at anti-Semitic tweeters before quitting the platform returned Jan. 4 to take the platform to task one last...

Fraudulent vaccine delivery?

By Abraham Gross NEW YORK — When David first saw the advertisement on his local Long Island community Whatsapp group inviting people like him and his wife, both over...

AMIA bombing suspect acquitted

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentine Jewish groups were expecting a long-awaited victory on Dec. 23 in the 26-year struggle for justice in the 1994 AMIA Jewish center...

Pioneer in Jewish feminism passes

JERUSALEM — Rabbi Yehuda Herzl Henkin, a pioneer in the world of Jewish feminism who experienced personal tragedy later in life, died Dec. 23 in Israel. Henkin and his...

2020 review: Losses

NEW YORK — There’s no way to tally all who were lost to the worldwide Jewish community in 2020, a year when we mourned even our ability to carry out time-tested...

Jabbed: Dr. Ari Melmed takes the vaccine

Monday morning, Dec. 14, Governor Jared Polis accepted the first delivery of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in Colorado. Almost immediately, frontline healthcare...

Who should get the vaccine first? Who is ‘essential’?

By Heather Robinson This week, as the US government launched the largest vaccine distribution program in the country’s history, rabbis and Jewish ethicists were united...

Yad Vashem controversy grows

WARSAW — As the head of Poland’s Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum, Piotr Cywinski and his staff rarely intervene in matters that don’t concern their imposing...

Brazil inaugurates a new Holocaust memorial

RIO DE JANEIRO — Rio de Janeiro inaugurated a Holocaust memorial that includes a 72-foot-tall tower and overlooks the Sugarloaf Mountain, one of South America’s most...

Hungary assails EU kosher slaughter ban

BUDAPEST — Hungary’s deputy prime minister called the Dec. 17 ruling by the European Union’s highest court in favor of banning kosher slaughter a “disgrace.”...