California Enacts Law Prohibiting Rules to Restrict Mezuzahs

California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law a bill that protects the right of Jewish residents to place a mezuzah on their doorposts, including dormitory rooms and apartments. Senate Bill...

Ceremony at Living Memorial in Jerusalem Pays Tribute to 9/11 Victims

An annual ceremony was held at the 9/11 Living Memorial site in Jerusalem on Tuesday night to honor victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks in the United States. The...

What Does John Bolton’s Departure Mean for Israel?

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — Tuesday afternoon President Donald Trump dropped a bombshell on Twitter with his announcement that he had requested the resignation of one of Israel’s closest allies in the...

NJ Councilman Uses Term ‘Jew Us Down’ to Criticize Developers

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — A city councilman in Paterson, New Jersey, used the term “Jew us down” at a public meeting to criticize developers looking to buy land for less...

Arab World Condemns Netanyahu’s Annexation Vow

Representatives from across the Muslim world railed against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s announcement on Tuesday that he plans to extend Israeli sovereignty to the Jordan Valley if elected...

9/11: The Evil and the Humanity

by Josh Greenberger What really happened on 9/11? Why weren't any of the highjacked planes stopped? And did any good come out of this tragedy? The flight from Boston was only...

Jewish Groups React to Bolton’s Ouster as NSA

Jewish and Israel-related groups reacted to the ouster of John Bolton as national security adviser on Tuesday amid disagreements between the two on a number of matters regarding Iran,...

Herzog: Belgium’s Ritual-Slaughter Ban Infringes in Religious Freedom

Jewish Agency chairman Isaac Herzog sent a letter on Monday to the president of the Belgian regional parliament of Wallonia in an appeal to lift the ban on kosher...

Demonstrators Mount Another Plaque for Nazi Collaborator, Lithuanian Hero

Protesters in Lithuania’s capital reinstalled last week a memorial plaque to Nazi collaborator Jonas Noreika after the municipality had an earlier plaque dedicated to him removed. The plaque was mounted,...

Brooklyn Jews Urge Action on Antisemitic Attacks

Esther Gopin is fearful to go out in the Crown Heights neighborhood in Brooklyn, N.Y., where she’s lived her whole life. Many of her friends who feel the same...
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Leading rabbinic scholars, educators and Jewish communal leaders will be featured on Sunday at the Orthodox Union’s third annual Torah New York at Citi...

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On Sunday, September 15, the Hebrew Academy of Long Beach hosted a back-to-school color run and carnival to start the school year off with...

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    Many of the HANC students have been inspired by the life story of Rabbi Yitzy Hurwitz. Rabbi Hurwitz is a Chabad rabbi living in...

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