US not seeking death penalty for Chabad of Poway synagogue shooter

(August 31, 2021 / JNS) Federal prosecutors announced on Monday they would not seek the death penalty for a former nursing student who plead guilty to murder and other...

FBI report reinforces trend that American Jews are ‘top target’ for hate crimes

(August 31, 2021 / JNS) The latest FBI report on hate crimes shows that the number of incidents continues to rise year to year in the U.S., with 7,759...

Mike Richards quits as ‘Jeopardy!’ host after offensive comments about women, Jews and others...

(JTA) — Mike Richards, the executive producer of “Jeopardy!” who was tapped as the successor to Alex Trebek, will no longer host the game show following a backlash to...

British podcaster sentenced to nearly 3 years in jail for antisemitic remarks

(JTA) — A British podcaster who made antisemitic statements was sentenced to 32 months in prison — an unusually harsh sentence. The Truro Magistrates’ Court on Friday handed down the...

Popular Argentine TV show uses Anne Frank image to illustrate song about ‘women who...

(JTA) — In a recent episode of “Showmatch,” one of Argentina’s most popular talent contest shows, a contestant sang about “women who don’t leave the house” — in front...

The Anti-Defamation League and Hillel are now working together to document antisemitism on campus

(JTA) — Over the last year, Jewish college students took it upon themselves to combat antisemitism at their schools. Now, two major Jewish organizations are working together to play...

US officials denounce antisemitism after swastika is found in State Department elevator

(JTA) — President Joe Biden and Secretary of State Antony Blinken are among the top U.S. officials to make statements condemning antisemitism after a swastika was found in a...

At least 50 CUNY professors quit union over resolution calling Israel a ‘settler-colonial state’

(JTA) — At least 50 professors at the City University of New York have quit their union following passage of a resolution condemning Israel. The New York Post on Sunday...

On Capitol Hill, rally-goers agree that antisemitism is un-American. But when Israel is involved,...

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Several thousand people spent a sweltering afternoon in front of the U.S. Capitol at a rally on Sunday that denounced antisemitism as un-American and made the...

Alleged assailant in stabbing of Boston rabbi charged with hate crime

(JTA) — The suspect in the stabbing of a Boston Chabad rabbi has been charged with committing a hate crime and civil rights offense. Khaled Awad, 24, was arrested Thursday...
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IDF kills at least 4 Palestinian terror operatives in West Bank arrest raid; 2...

(JTA) — The Israel Defense Forces killed at least four Palestinians during an operation to arrest terrorist operatives in the West Bank. Two Israelis were...

Aisav’s Tears and AOC’s Tears

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for The headlines blasted how in today’s vote on Iron Dome funding – which passed 420-9, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) both...

YUConnects Celebrates 500th Engagement

YU’s unique relationship-building resource caters to entire Jewish community New York, NY, September 23, 2021 – What began 13 years ago as a local effort...

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