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Pittsburgh synagogue suspect has history of anti-Semitic posts

Pittsburgh synagogue suspect has history of anti-Semitic posts

Posting pictures on social media of his guns, dubbing them his ‘glock family,’ Robert Bowers took aim at Trump, who he accused of being a… Read More ›

Thousands in Pittsburgh gather for vigil after synagogue massacre

Thousands in Pittsburgh gather for vigil after synagogue massacre

Mourners sign Jewish songs, chant ‘vote vote’ at interfaith gathering in close-knit Squirrel Hill neighborhood after 11 killed during Shabbat services   Thousands of people… Read More ›

New York – Police Boost Patrols At Synagogues After Pittsburgh Shooting

New York – Police Boost Patrols At Synagogues After Pittsburgh Shooting

  New York –  Law-enforcement agencies around the U.S. are deploying extra officers at synagogues and Jewish centers in response to a shooting that claimed… Read More ›

Mandelblit: Knesset Solution for Migrants Is ‘black Hole’ in Legal System

Mandelblit: Knesset Solution for Migrants Is ‘black Hole’ in Legal System

Mandelblit said the bill would utterly break with the foundations underlying Israel as a Jewish and democratic state.   A Knesset bill due to be discussed… Read More ›

Diaspora activists protest at GA to force talk about Israel-Palestinian conflict

Diaspora activists protest at GA to force talk about Israel-Palestinian conflict

A small group of foreign-born Jews in Israel test the theme of this week’s mega meet-up in Tel Aviv to push for frank discussion about… Read More ›

Analysis: Why would a bomber try to implicate Debbie Wasserman Schultz?

Analysis: Why would a bomber try to implicate Debbie Wasserman Schultz?

The high-profile Jewish Democrat was listed as the sender on at least four explosive devices sent to four prominent targets this week   WASHINGTON (JTA)… Read More ›

Netanyahu Reaffirms Commitment to Demilitarized Palestinian State

Netanyahu Reaffirms Commitment to Demilitarized Palestinian State

“The only possible solution is that they will have autonomy over themselves,” Netanyahu said, “but not the ability to harm us.”   Prime Minister Benjamin… Read More ›

Academy preps kids with learning disabilities for mainstream Jewish high school

Academy preps kids with learning disabilities for mainstream Jewish high school

Focusing on method over erudition, NY’s Shefa School personalizes lessons with a high teacher-to-student ratio to help students enter prestigious institutions ready to tackle texts… Read More ›

Dallas, TX – North Texas School District Asks Mom To Prove Her Child Is Jewish To Excuse Yom Kippur Absence

Dallas, TX – North Texas School District Asks Mom To Prove Her Child Is Jewish To Excuse Yom Kippur Absence

Dallas, TX – A Jewish mother in North Texas said her child’s school asked for proof that her daughter is Jewish in order to excuse… Read More ›

Analysis: Trump asks for more answers on Khashoggi death, but backs Saudi arms deals

Analysis: Trump asks for more answers on Khashoggi death, but backs Saudi arms deals

US president says canceling agreement to sell weapons hurts Americans more than Saudis, calls arrests ‘good first step’   ELKO, Nevada — US President Donald… Read More ›

New York – US Government Seeks To Recover Painting Stolen By Nazis

New York – US Government Seeks To Recover Painting Stolen By Nazis

  New York – The U.S. government wants a federal judge to facilitate returning a painting stolen by the Nazis during World War II to… Read More ›

How to get out of the Palestinian trap

How to get out of the Palestinian trap

Op-ed: While the government preserves the existing state of affairs, leading to a continuing erosion of security and to an escalation potential—as demonstrated by recent… Read More ›

Central Valley, NY – Selective Enforcement Of Rules In Senior Community Lands Hasidic Family In Court, Says Lawyer

Central Valley, NY – Selective Enforcement Of Rules In Senior Community Lands Hasidic Family In Court, Says Lawyer

Central Valley, NY – A Chasidic family of nine living in a Woodbury housing development near Kiryas Joel may be rendered homeless pending the outcome… Read More ›

An Israeli wedding between an Arab and a Jew

An Israeli wedding between an Arab and a Jew

Op-ed: The marriage between Lucy Aharish and Tsahi Halevi, an Arab-Israeli Muslim and a Jew, is a joyous occasion. The state may not recognize interfaith… Read More ›

Khashoggi and the Jewish Question

Khashoggi and the Jewish Question

“It is certainly not in our interests to see the status of the Saudi government diminished in Washington.”   Here’s the rule: If some major… Read More ›

Outcry as Jews create own group in German far-right party

Outcry as Jews create own group in German far-right party

Jewish members of Alternative for Germany party establish a Jewish section within right-wing movement; 17 Jewish organizations issue statements condemning decision and labeling AfD as… Read More ›

Corte Madera – Sonia Orbuch, Who Fought Nazis As A Girl, Dies In California

Corte Madera – Sonia Orbuch, Who Fought Nazis As A Girl, Dies In California

  Corte Madera – Sonia Orbuch, who survived the Holocaust as a teenager in eastern Europe by joining a resistance group that was sabotaging the… Read More ›

Palestinians Voice Outrage Over Rawabi Song Festival Amid Gaza Deaths

Palestinians Voice Outrage Over Rawabi Song Festival Amid Gaza Deaths

Thousands of Palestinians converged on Rawabi last Saturday to attend the “Rawabi Extreme” festival, which was held under the auspices of the Palestinian branch of… Read More ›

Bloomberg gives $20 million to Democrat-aligned group in bid to overturn Senate

Bloomberg gives $20 million to Democrat-aligned group in bid to overturn Senate

Jewish billionaire increasingly dissatisfied with Republican leadership in the senate, aide says ahead of November elections   Jewish billionaire Michael Bloomberg has announced that he… Read More ›

Germany’s Best-selling Paper Calls for End of Iran Trade to Protect Israel

Germany’s Best-selling Paper Calls for End of Iran Trade to Protect Israel

“It is high time to ask oneself where the money that Iran is earning by this trade is going,” Dr. Schuster said   In an… Read More ›