Mark Wilf to be Named Chair of Jewish Federations of North America

Mark Wilf, a billionaire real estate developer and owner of the Minnesota Vikings football team, has been named the incoming chair of the Jewish Federations of North America. The son...

Rights Group Calls for Law to Counter Religious Bullying

The director of legal initiatives at the Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law testifies before the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, May 11, 2018. Photo: C-SPAN. A...
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WATCH: President Trump and Vice President Pence Welcome the Secretary of State and Three...

History is made as President Trump and Vice President Pence welcome home Secretary of State Pompeo and three American returnees from North Korea. Recalls Otto Warmbier, Jewish N Korean hostage who...
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WATCH: President Trump Reinstates Sanctions On Iranian Regime

(May 7, 2018 / JNS) President Donald Trump announced on Twitter Monday afternoon that he will revealing his decision on whether or not to remain in the Iranian nuclear deal on Tuesday. On...

South Carolina Passes Bill to Fight Antisemitism on Campus

South Carolina has become the first state to pass legislation to fight antisemitism on campus, after supporters of the measure said it would help colleges battle discrimination amid growing numbers of...

50 Years Later, Jews Owe Dr. King a Massive Thank You

By Avi Goldstein I recall the pre-Pesach evening of April 4, 1968 as a warm one. My mother was certainly well along with holiday preparations, and my brother and I...

Trump Declares May ‘Jewish American Heritage Month’

President Donald Trump declared May “Jewish American Heritage Month,” marking the 12th annual celebration of Jewish Americans. “Jewish Americans have helped guide the moral character of our Nation,” the proclamation...

OU Protects Clergy Housing Allowance

The Orthodox Union—through its Advocacy Center—joined with other religious organizations in filing a ‘friend of the court’ brief that defends a longstanding tax exemption for housing costs for rabbis,...

Trump May Allow Pollard to Visit Israel for Embassy Opening

President Donald Trump is weighing the possibility of changing the parole conditions of convicted Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard to allow him to come to Israel, according to Israeli officials...

Jewish, Pro-Israel Groups Welcome Confirmation of Pompeo

New Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Photo: Reuters / Leah Millis. A number of Jewish and pro-Israel groups expressed well-wishes to Mike Pompeo on Thursday after his appointment to serve...

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Secretary of State Promises Antisemitism Monitor

JNS.org – At a hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo promised that he would work towards an appointment...

YU Celebrates Leaders Of Tomorrow At 87th Commencement

On Wednesday, May 16, Yeshiva University’s Class of 2018 celebrated the University’s 87th Commencement along with friends and family at the Prudential Center in...

Prince William First British Royal to Formally Visit Israel

For the first time, a member of Great Britain’s royal family will arrive for an official visit in Israel, according to a statement issued...

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