11 Dead, 6 Injured in Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

(JTA) — The alleged gunman who killed 11 people and injured six at a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday assailed the Jewish resettlement agency HIAS on his web page and...

Anti-Zionist NYU Students Arrested at Israel Independence Day Party

Two members of anti-Zionist groups at New York University were arrested while protesting a celebration of Israel’s Independence Day on Friday. The unnamed students — who are affiliated with Students...

Jewish Group Petitions Chile to Act Against Antisemitism

The American Jewish Committee has filed a petition to the Chilean government asking it to act against rising antisemitism in the South American country. “Under the banner of solidarity with...

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...

German Company Pulls Music Awards Sponsorship Amid Outcry Over Antisemitic Rap Duo

Antisemitic rappers Kollegah & Farid Bang perform during the 2018 Echo Music Award ceremony in Berlin. Photo: Reuters/Axel Schmidt. Germany’s largest fruit juice company on Thursday joined a growing assembly...

Barnard Students Endorse Anti-Israel Divestment in Contentious Referendum

Barnard Hall at Barnard College, New York. Photo: BrillLyle. Students at Barnard College in New York voted to ask the administration to divest from eight companies that “profit from or engage...

Career Diplomat Appointed to Combat Antisemitism in Germany

Demonstrators in Berlin brandish Turkish and Palestinian flags as they burn an Israeli flag. Photo: Jüdisches Forum für Demokratie und gegen Antisemitismus. The German federal government has appointed career diplomat Felix...

Columbia Students Accuse Anti-Zionist Groups of ‘Silencing’ Opposing Voices

The Columbia University campus. Photo: Columbia. Pro-Israel students at Columbia University in New York have called for disciplinary action against anti-Zionist groups on campus, which they accuse of systematically violating...

Holocaust Museum Urges People to Never Stop Asking Why

The U.S. Holocaust Museum is utilizing social media to get people to confront their questions about the Holocaust. To join the Never Stop Asking Why conversation, people can ask the...

Trump Pays Special Tribute to Warsaw Ghetto Fighters

President Donald Trump speaking at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum in Jerusalem, May 23, 2017. (GPO) President Donald Trump’s Holocaust Remembrance Day message on Thursday singled out the Jewish fighters...
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Manhattan’s Crusading District Attorney Robert Morgenthau Dies

BY BEN SALES NEW YORK (JTA) — Robert Morgenthau, who served as Manhattan’s district attorney for more than three decades, died at 99. Morgenthau died Sunday...

Israel’s Under-20 Basketball Team Takes Home European Title

The Israel under-20 men’s basketball team defeated Spain 92-84 to win its second consecutive European championship. Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu congratulated the team and told...

Volvo Backs Israeli Road Traffic Injuries Analysis Startup MDgo

CTech – Volvo Cars Tech Fund, the investment arm of Volvo, has backed Israel-based medical AI startup MDGo, incorporated as Endovitech. The financial terms...

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