NYC to Install 100 Security Cameras in Brooklyn Orthodox Neighborhoods

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — New York City will install 100 new security cameras in neighborhoods in Brooklyn with large haredi Orthodox Jewish populations. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the...

Students Gain Knowledge, Confidence Combating Hate on Campus

JNS.org – Pro-Israel students from 30 university campuses across the United States and Canada gathered last week in New York City for a three-day conference to learn about defending...

World’s Oldest Living Olympic Champion Marks 99th Birthday

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Agnes Keleti, the world’s oldest living Olympic champion and a Holocaust survivor, marked her 99th birthday. Keleti, whose celebrated her birthday on Thursday, told the Associated Press in an interview...

4 Jews Injured in Brawl With Locals in Uman, Ukraine

  BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — Four Jews were lightly injured in the Ukrainian city of Uman in a violent altercation with a group of non-Jewish locals. The incident happened Friday night, JewishNews.com.ua reported Sunday. Violence...

NYC Prep School Fires Teacher Who Posted Anti-Zionist Tweets

NEW YORK (JTA) — The Ethical Culture Fieldston School, an elite New York City prep school, has fired a teacher who posted tweets opposing Zionism. JB Brager, who taught history...

Kahane Was Right. More Work Needs to Be Done.

By Dr. Alex Sternberg Over 25,000 Jews and allies assembled the first Sunday in 2020 to send a message of "No Hate No Fear." The day before, 90,000 gathered to celebrate...

Poll: 7 of 10 Israelis Have Confidence in Trump, United States

JNS.org – About seven in 10 Israelis have confidence in President Donald Trump and, compared to other countries, Israel gave the United States the most favorable rating, according to...

Monsey Suspect Charged With Additional Hate Crimes

The U.S. Department of Justice announced on Thursday that five additional federal hate-crime charges have been filed against the suspect behind the machete attack on Dec. 28 at a...

Lauder Highlights Global Antisemitism in Congressional Hearing Remarks

Antisemitic expressions, harassment and violence “have surged in recent years to levels unseen since the mid-20th century, prompting Jewish communities worldwide to fear for their security, well-being, and their...

Larry David, Bernie Sanders Appear Together on ‘Today’ Show

BY EMILY BURACK (JTA) — With a big smile on his face, presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders appeared alongside the man who plays him on “Saturday Night Live,” the comedian Larry David, on NBC’s...
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Lauder: Antisemitism Source of Shame After Auschwitz

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ OSWIECIM, Poland (JTA) — Holocaust survivors seeing their grandchildren facing the hatred that nearly killed them is a source of shame for the...

Controversy-Plagued ‘Jewish Nobel’ Cuts Ties With PM Office

NEW YORK (JTA) — The Israeli Prime Minister’s Office will no longer be involved with awarding the annual Genesis Prize, self-styled the “Jewish Nobel,”...

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By Ken Stephens A groundbreaking study has shown that it is possible to rejuvenate damaged kidneys and improve their function, a procedure that could reverse...

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