Jewish Agency, JFN Provide Emergency Funds to Victims of Israeli Wildfires

The Jewish Agency for Israel and the Jewish Federations of North America will provide immediate emergency assistance to estimated 50 to 60 families in Mevo Modi’im and Kibbutz Harel...

Kelly Craft Confirmed As Haley’s Replacement at UN

U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft was confirmed on Wednesday by the U.S. Senate as the next U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations. The final tally was 56-34. Craft, 57, will...

Israeli Political Parties Remain at Impasse As Sept. 17 Approaches

With less than a month to go before Israel’s unprecedented second election this year, it’s becoming clear yet again that neither the right nor left will be able to...

LA Man Indicted for Wire Fraud Targeted Synagogue Members

A federal grand jury has indicted an unlicensed investment adviser for allegedly defrauding at least 15 people, including members of his Los Angeles-area synagogue and the Jewish community. The U.S....
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Mark Levin Blasts U.S. Media Figures for Anti-Israel Bias

Popular U.S. radio and TV host attacked the main stream U.S. media for anti-Israel coverage regarding the moving of the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem and Israel's defense against Palestinian...

UTJ, Shas Sign Vote-Sharing Agreement as Election Approaches

Israel’s ultra-Orthodox United Torah Judaism and Shas parties concluded a vote-sharing agreement on Tuesday, and pledged to continue working together in the next Knesset, “with full cooperation.” The deal was...

Synagogues Give Young Professionals a Chance to Help, Connect

Young professionals throughout the United States will be invited by their rabbis during Rosh Hashanah for a sanctioned 10-minute break from services in order to meet their peers. The inaugural...

Abbas: Massacres of European Jews Due to Role As Usurers

PA President Mahmoud Abbas said that the massacres to which European Jews were subjected, from the 11th century until the Holocaust, were not because they were Jews, but because...

Trump Highlights Iran Deal, Battling Antisemitism on Pre-Holiday Call

In the annual call on Friday ahead of the Rosh Hashanah holiday between Jewish communal leaders and the president of the United States, U.S. President Donald Trump recalled a...

Los Angeles Mayor Laments Trend Making Israeli Issues Partisan

In an interview published on Friday, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti blamed both the United States and Israel for making issues surrounding the Jewish state so partisan, saying that...
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(JTA) — The latest episode of PBS’ celebrity genealogy show “Finding Your Roots” was a lesson in Jewish history. Titled “Beyond the Pale” — a reference to...

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