Jewish Philanthropist Steinhardt Accused of Sexual Harassment

Michael Steinhardt, one of Hillel International’s biggest donors, made inappropriate sexual remarks to a female employee of the organization, according to The Jewish Week. As a result, Hillel has...

House Passes Bill to Elevate Status of Special Envoy on Antisemitism

The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan bill by a vote of 393-2 that would elevate the State Department official who deals with the issue of antisemitism...

Hikind Thanks Trump for Rosh Hashanah Call

NY State Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brookyn) thanked President Donald Trump for the kind recognition the president personally gave him during the White House’s annual Rosh Hashanah call. “President Trump has...

Trump Pays Tribute to ‘True Heroes’ in Pennsylvania Memorial Visit

President Donald Trump on Tuesday lauded the men and women of United Flight 93 for saving countless lives when they struggled with hijackers on Sept. 11, 2001, and called...

Ed Dept Reopens Hostile Environment Probe at Rutgers

The Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is reopening a 2011 case that accused Rutgers University in New Jersey of tolerating a hostile environment towards Jewish students. In a letter...

Trump Delivers Rosh Hashanah Message

President Donald Trump spoke once again of his “personal connection” to Judaism on Thursday, as he held a telephone call with American Jewish leaders to mark Rosh Hashanah which...

Pressley’s Massachusetts Win Puts Spotlight on Her Israel Record

Ayanna Pressley upset 10-term Democratic Rep. Michael Capuano in the Tuesday-night primary for the party nomination in Massachusetts’ 7th District. Unopposed by a Republican in the general election, Pressley is expected to...

Vassar Condemns Guide That Urged Students to ‘Slap a Zionist’

Thompson Memorial Library at Vassar College. Photo: Jim Mills. The president of Vassar College has condemned a “Disorientation Guide” published by students that endorsed physical attacks against Zionist peers, calling...

Jewish Organizations Support John Kyl for Arizona Senate Seat

Arizona Republican Gov. Doug Ducey announced on Tuesday that former U.S. Senator Jon Kyl will replace the Senate seat held by late John McCain. “There is no one in #Arizona with...

Groups Urge Senate to Pass Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act

With the ongoing plight of Middle East Christians and other minorities at the hands of Islamic extremists, some 73 national and local organizations have been calling on the Senate...

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The Way It Is: Onward and Upward to Sukkot!

Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur have ended, and now we look forward to Sukkot. While we were all grateful for the opportunity to daven...

Russia: Israel Indirectly to Blame for Downing of Plane Over Syria

Russia on Tuesday accused Israel of indirectly causing a Russian military plane to be shot down near Syria’s Mediterranean coast, and threatened to retaliate against Israel for what...

UK PM Vows to Defend Jews and Israel, in Dig at Labour’s Corbyn

Prime Minister Theresa May pledged on Monday to protect British Jewish identity and Israel’s right to defend itself, in an attack on opposition leader...

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