American Jews Grapple With Profound Political Shifts

BY RON KAMPEAS PITTSBURGH (JTA) — American Jews woke up on Wednesday to a presidential election that is extending their anxiety and to electoral maps that show a Republican Party changed...

Why Israelis Can’t Turn Protests Into Lasting Change

By Noa Balf (JTA) — In 2003, Vicki Knafo, a single mother of three surviving in part on government subsidies, began a 127-mile journey — on foot — from Mitzpe Ramon to Jerusalem...

What Israel and Morocco Will Gain By Reestablishing Ties

The Dec. 10 announcement of the reestablishment of diplomatic relations between Morocco and Israel marked the fourth time in the past four months that Muslim-majority nation officially “friended” Israel. But...

Rabbi Meir Kahane and Israel’s Far Right, Explained

BY EMILY BURACK (JTA) — When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu brokered a partnership between the extreme right-wing party Jewish Power, or Otzma Yehudit, and the more moderate right-wing Jewish Home, the...

The Wisdom Behind Israel’s Crazy Multi-Party System

By ARIEL PICARD JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli politics looks like a big mess right now. In the past few weeks, three new parties have been launched and one party has kicked...

Jewish Groups Disavow Antisemitism of Women’s March Leadership

Ever since it took the nation by storm, a dark cloud has been hanging over the Women’s March concerning its leadership’s associations with controversial Nation of Islam leader Louis...

JNS Reporters Spend a Day at Front of Gaza Riot War

The Israel-Gaza border fence has been the site of riots for 11 consecutive weekends, and Hamas has made every effort to bring the Gaza masses right up to the...

Right View: Hungarian PM Orban Fosters Antisemitism

The recent visit to Jerusalem by the Hungarian Prime Minister Victor Orban stirred up controversy, not only in Israel but worldwide. Suspicions of Orban’s antisemitism have been simmering for...

Right View: Tracing Two Millennia of Antisemitism Forward to Auschwitz

The Nazi decision to exterminate the Jews worldwide was a culmination of centuries of persecution and antisemitism inspired by the teachings of the Christian church and its leaders. Jew...

Is Israel Anti-Boycott Bill Dead or Alive?

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — Sens. Ben Cardin, Democrat of Maryland and Rob Portman, Republican of Ohio have been leading the charge on behalf of a Senate bill that...
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Jill Biden pays tribute to Jonathan Sacks at yeshiva fundraiser in Detroit

(JTA) — First Lady Jill Biden gave the keynote speech Sunday at the Yeshiva Beth Yehudah annual fundraiser dinner in Detroit, a gala that...

Yeshiva University Welcomes Muslim World League Secretary General Sheikh Dr. Mohammad Al-Issa for Inaugural Presidential Forum Conversation

On Wednesday, October 20, 2021, His Excellency Sheikh Dr. Mohammad Al-Issa, secretary general of the Muslim World League, visited Yeshiva University to participate in “Jews and...

Biden names Atlanta Jewish leader as envoy to UN Human Rights Council

(JTA) — President Joe Biden named a leader of the Atlanta Jewish community to the United Nations Human Rights Council, a body that has...

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