Pelosi: Israel is Among ‘Greatest Accomplishments of the 20th Century’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said on Wednesday that the creation of the State of Israel was “one of the greatest accomplishments of the 20th century.” “My view of the...

Trump’s UN Pick Vows to Fight Anti-Israel Bias, Antisemitism

Nearly four months after being nominated, Kelly Craft, President Donald Trump’s pick to replace Nikki Haley as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, vowed to fight the international body’s...

School Holds ‘Blue and White’ Day to Raise Money for Poway Victims

Once again, it will be “Blue and White” day this coming Friday at the Bellus Academy in San Diego County. Students will dress in blue and white, contribute $2 a...

UJA-Federation Holds Yom HaShoah Commemoration

Bernie Igielski, 91, of North Woodmere, and Marvin Jacobs, 97, both Holocaust survivors, shared their stories of survival at UJA-Federation of New York’s Yom HaShoah commemoration on Wednesday, May...

European Rabbis Call for Jewish-Themed Emojis

The Conference of European Rabbis has called on the nonprofit global body that regulates emojis, Unicode Consortium, “to create a new emoji symbolize the Jewish religion and its...

How Did May Get to Be Jewish American History Month?

(JTA) — Only one religious group in the United States has a federally proclaimed month celebrating its history: the Jews. In 2006, President George W. Bush officially declared May as...

Tightened Texas Law Prohibits Small Businesses From Boycotting Israel

The Texas law prohibiting government contractors from boycotting Israel was narrowed on Thursday as Gov. Greg Abbott signed an updated version of the 2017 law. The modified version came two...

Ohio Congressman Asks DOJ to Track Antisemitic Crimes

U.S. Rep. Troy Balderson (R-Ohio) sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice on Monday, asking the agency to monitor any increase in antisemitic hate crimes. “As Members of...

Man Arrested for Threatening Elderly Jews in Bal Harbour, Florida

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — A jogger was arrested for allegedly verbally threatening and spitting on elderly Jews in Florida as they walked home from synagogue. Daniel Valerivich Starikov, 33, of...

Israeli Diplomat Elected Deputy Chair of UN Economic Committee

Israeli diplomat Anat Fisher Tsin was elected to serve in the coming year as deputy chair of the U.N. Economic and Financial Council. Tsin was elected on the same day...
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