Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

How Mark Zuckerberg embraced his Judaism

Judging from his Facebook profile, Mark Zuckerberg has reconnected with his Judaism not just as a national figure but as a person and a father. By BEN SALES (JTA) — Mark Zuckerberg wrote last December on Facebook that for him, “religion is very important.” Looks like he meant it. The Facebook co-founder has been invoking […]

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Three Supreme Court cases Jews are watching closely

The return to a conservative majority in the Supreme Court worries liberal Jewish groups By ROM KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — The Supreme Court is back in session with a full bench of nine justices, so expect more momentous decisions after nearly a year of caution. Now that the high court is back to its previous […]

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Kosher winery damaged as wildfires rage on in Northern California

Owner of Hagafen Cellars kosher winery says damage is considerable By SUE FISHKOFF (J. The Jewish News of Northern California via JTA) — A kosher winery in Northern California sustained widespread damage from a wildfire still raging along the southern part of the Silverado Trail in Napa County. Ernie Weir, owner of Hagafen Cellars, the […]