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A national disgrace in the studio

A national disgrace in the studio

Op-ed: Media diversity is important, but not if it means conducting a joking, pampering, dismissive interview with the likes of Yitzhak Gabai, the Jewish arsonist… Read More ›

Jerusalem – For A Liberal Orthodox Educational Network In Israel, It’s The End Of An Era

Jerusalem – For A Liberal Orthodox Educational Network In Israel, It’s The End Of An Era

  Jerusalem – Rabbi Shlomo Riskin officially handed the network of liberal Orthodox schools and seminaries in Israel that he founded 35 years ago to… Read More ›

Wisconsin district investigates boys’ apparent Nazi salute

Wisconsin district investigates boys’ apparent Nazi salute

Photo of more than 60 male students with their right arm extended upward posted on social media; Democratic Senator Erpenbach, whose district includes Baraboo, suggests… Read More ›

Merkel marks Nazi ‘Kristallnacht’ against Jews with synagogue speech

Merkel marks Nazi ‘Kristallnacht’ against Jews with synagogue speech

German chancellor acknowledges anti-Semitism in the country, fueled by both far-right groups and Muslim extremists, is on the rise once again as she attends ceremony… Read More ›

US Jews Feel More Positively Towards Israel Despite Religious Pluralism Rift

US Jews Feel More Positively Towards Israel Despite Religious Pluralism Rift

A survey found that 81 percent of American Jews feel same or more positively towards Israel over last 5-10 years, and that 65 percent are… Read More ›

Pittsburgh shooting looms large as Berlin commemorates Kristallnacht

Pittsburgh shooting looms large as Berlin commemorates Kristallnacht

Students and rabbis in German capital read names of victims, light candles and pray at memorials 80 years after ‘Night of Broken Glass’   BERLIN… Read More ›

Debut playwright to pioneer the work of Auschwitz survivor  Primo Levi in London’s Off-West End

Debut playwright to pioneer the work of Auschwitz survivor Primo Levi in London’s Off-West End

A new play exploring the life of holocaust survivor and revolutionary thinker, Primo Levi, will premiere at the Tristan Bates Theatre this November in an… Read More ›

Cambridge, MA – Massachusetts Man Faces Hate Crimes Charges For Assaulting Jewish Woman, 66

Cambridge, MA – Massachusetts Man Faces Hate Crimes Charges For Assaulting Jewish Woman, 66

  Cambridge, MA – A Cambridge, Massachusetts, man faces hate crime charges after he allegedly attacked a senior citizen woman while shouting anti-Semitic statements. Jarrett… Read More ›

Republican candidate apologizes for anti-Semitic mailer

Republican candidate apologizes for anti-Semitic mailer

Ed Charamut’s campaign staff posts statement acknowledging the mailer, showing his Jewish Democratic opponent Matthew Lesser holding a stack of cash, had ‘serious unintended consequences’;… Read More ›

Spreading conspiracy theory, Trump points finger at Soros over migrant caravan

Spreading conspiracy theory, Trump points finger at Soros over migrant caravan

Day after visiting synagogue where gunman angry over Jewish support for migrants killed 11, president appears to back unproven claim that Jewish billionaire behind group… Read More ›

It will cost us

It will cost us

Op-ed: There is a difference between amicable ties—which Israel should maintain with every country except those tainted by war crimes and crimes against humanity—and a… Read More ›

Spreading conspiracy theory, Trump points finger at Soros over migrant caravan

Spreading conspiracy theory, Trump points finger at Soros over migrant caravan

Day after visiting synagogue where gunman angry over Jewish support for migrants killed 11, president appears to back unproven claim that Jewish billionaire behind group… Read More ›

Washington – NRA Says George Soros, Michael Bloomberg And Tom Steyer Are Pushing ‘elitist Agenda’

Washington – NRA Says George Soros, Michael Bloomberg And Tom Steyer Are Pushing ‘elitist Agenda’

  Washington – The National Rifle Association tweeted that three prominent liberal Jewish billionaires are pushing “their elitist agenda on Americans.” The tweet came three… Read More ›

Protests Meet Trumps in Pittsburgh

Protests Meet Trumps in Pittsburgh

  WASHINGTON — Hundreds of Pittsburghers took to the idyllic streets of Squirrel Hill on Tuesday as US President Donald Trump and his family visited… Read More ›

Like lamb to rupture

Like lamb to rupture

Op-ed: progressive US Jews would rather live in a world where Israel is an ideal rather than a country that fights terrorism, while Israeli ultra-Orthodox… Read More ›

New York – For Jewish Journalists, Online Harassment Goes With The Job

New York – For Jewish Journalists, Online Harassment Goes With The Job

  New York – For many Jewish journalists in the U.S., persistent online anti-Semitic harassment has become part of the job. The phenomenon became pervasive… Read More ›

Pittsburghers Prepare to Bury Their Neighbor

Pittsburghers Prepare to Bury Their Neighbor

‘I find it frightening that after all that’s happened to the Jews, this still goes on’   WASHINGTON – Alvin Berkun never misses shul on… Read More ›

How the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting unfolded

How the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting unfolded

From the moment Robert Bowers posted ‘I’m going in,’ until he crawled wounded toward police to surrender, telling them ‘these Jews need to die’  … Read More ›

Analysis: How Should Trump ‘extract the Poison of Antisemitism?’

Analysis: How Should Trump ‘extract the Poison of Antisemitism?’

Antisemitism has been on the rise since 2014 – meaning before Trump became or even announced that he was running for president – but spiked… Read More ›

‘Shock and surprise’ at shooter’s hatred of HIAS, says refugee organization’s VP

‘Shock and surprise’ at shooter’s hatred of HIAS, says refugee organization’s VP

According to Melanie Nezer, the culture of anti-Semitism in America is growing even as the 137-year-old Jewish organization works to ‘Welcome the stranger. Protect the… Read More ›