Trump: Jews Who Vote for Democrats Show ‘Great Disloyalty’

BY JOSEFIN DOLSTEN (JTA) — President Donald Trump had harsh words for Jews who support the Democratic Party. “I think any Jewish people that vote for a Democrat, I think it...

Ohio Man Arrested for Online Threat Against Ohio JCC

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — An Ohio man was arrested after he appeared in a post on Instagram to threaten an attack on a local Jewish community center. James P. Reardon...

ICE Officer Who Drove Truck Into Jewish Protesters Resigns

BY BEN SALES (JTA) — The Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer who drove his pickup truck into a row of Jewish protesters at a detention facility in Rhode Island has...

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...

Pittsburgh Rabbi Asks Gov’t to Spare Life of Synagogue Shooter

BY SAM SOKOL (JTA) — Don’t seek the death penalty for the Pittsburgh synagogue gunman. That’s the message from a spiritual leader at one of the three congregations that share the...

California Board of Ed Scraps Offensive Ethnic-Studies Curriculum

The California Board of Education has announced it will scrap its current draft ethnic-studies curriculum and develop a new model curriculum following outrage by California lawmakers, activists and Jewish...

AG Barr Fires Warden of Jail Where Jeffrey Epstein Died

US Attorney General William Barr ordered the removal of the warden at the federal jail where financierJeffrey Epstein was found dead in an apparent suicide while awaiting trial on...

40 Jews Arrested in NYC During Protest of Amazon’s Ties With ICE

NEW YORK (JTA) — Forty Jews were arrested at a New York City protest against Amazon’s work with Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Sunday’s protest was one of more than 50...

100s of Car Tires Slashed in Jewish Area of Lakewood

BY SAM SOKOL (JTA) — More than 100 car tires have been slashed in the heavily Jewish town of Lakewood, New Jersey, over the past several days. More than 100 tires...

Rabbi Accused of Harassing Military Wife Resigns

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — A rabbi accused of sending sexually inappropriate text and voice messages to a woman living on a Tacoma-area military base is resigning his position. “I write...
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