Israeli Lawmakers to U.S. Congress: Palestinian State More Dangerous Than BDS

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Twenty-one right-wing Israeli lawmakers rebuffed a House bill that endorsed a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict while rejecting efforts to boycott the Jewish state. In a...

Toronto Jewish Community Becomes First Pilot City With $1 Million In ‘Shalom Corps’

Towards the end of May, Rabbi Benji Levy, CEO of Mosaic United, a partnership between the State of Israel and the global Jewish community, met with the leadership of...

San Francisco-Area Synagogue Fire Destroys Building

A fire badly damaged the exterior of the Chabad of the Tri-Valley in Pleasanton, California, in the early morning hours on Friday, right before Tisha B’Av, the holiday mourning the...

Report: New York Coroner ‘Confident’ Epstein’s Death Was Suicide

New York City’s chief medical examiner is confident Jeffrey Epstein died by hanging himself in the jail cell where he was being held without bail on sex-trafficking charges, but...

Netanyahu, Zelensky Honor Jewish Victims of Nazis at Babi Yar

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky attended a memorial ceremony at Babi Yar, where thousands of Jews were massacred in 1941 by the Nazis, on...

‘Hebrew Hammer’ Wins Second Straight Fight With Knockout Punch in First Round

New York Jewish boxer Cletus Seldin is continuing his relentless return to form, winning a second consecutive fight with a first-round knockout. Known as the “Hebrew Hammer” because of his uncompromising punching style,...

House Republicans Open to Alternatives to Two-State Solution

JNS.org – Since the Oslo Peace process, the two-state solution has been viewed by most Democrats and Republicans as the end goal in settling land issues connected to the...

Suspect Arrested in Crown Heights Antisemitic Attack

A 39-year-old man was arrested over the weekend in connection with an antisemitic attack that took place on Friday evening in New York’s Crown Heights neighborhood, just before to...

Op-Ed: The Anti-Vaccination Disgrace

By Rabbi Aaron E. Glatt, MD There is a small, yet very vocal and influential group of “anti-vaxxers” living in our heimishe communities. They should stop reading now, as they...
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Assemblyman Dov Hikind Will Not Seek Reelection

New York State Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) announced Wednesday morning that he will not be seeking another term of office. The announcement was part of a short video that...
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