Hillel, ADL Urge UCLA to Address Anti-Israel Bias, Antisemitism

Local Jewish community advocates are urging the University of California-Los Angeles to issue “a robust and thorough response to continued incidents of anti-Israel bias and anti-Semitism.” Aaron Lerner, executive director...

NYC Mayor de Blasio: Antisemitism a ‘Right-Wing Movement’

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday dismissed the notion that antisemitism exists on the left side of the political spectrum, saying that Jew-hatred is a “right-wing...

Man Arrested in Connection With Fire in Home of Brooklyn Rabbi

(JTA) — A Pennsylvania man reportedly has been arrested in connection with a fire in the home of a Brooklyn rabbi that investigators suspect was an arson attack. Menachem Karelefsky of McKeesport,...

Florida Governor Signs Law Barring Religious Discrimination in Schools

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed legislation on Wednesday barring antisemitism and other religious discrimination in the Sunshine State’s public schools. The Florida state legislature unanimously passed the legislation in both...

Poway Shooting Victim’s Husband Has Message for Community

https://youtu.be/cEPcZzvaW1o Lori Gilbert-Kaye, the worshiper shot and killed while attending Passover service at Chabad of Poway, was remembered Monday as a loving, giving woman by her husband, her daughter, friends and...

Police Investigate Three Fires Set at Massachusetts Chabad Centers

Massachusetts law enforcement is investigating three arson incidents that occurred at two Chabad centers. The first, at Chabad of Arlington, occurred last Saturday night, May 11. Chabad representative Luna Bukiet discovered the...

Suspect Arrested for Antisemitic, White-Nationalist Graffiti Attacks in Oklahoma

Over the past two weeks, public places in Oklahoma City and Norman, Oklahoma have been defaced with antisemitic and racist graffiti. A woman has been arrested for scrawling swastikas, antisemitic,...

Holocaust Museum Exceeds Fundraising Goal, Sets New Mark

The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum is marking its 25th anniversary with a new — and bold — $1 billion fundraising goal. The "Never Again: What You Do Matters" campaign set...

Likud Issues Ferocious Response to Natalie Portman

  Natalie Portman (as executive producer) Premiere of the movie "The Seventh Fire" at the Haus der Berliner Festspiele. Photo by Siebbi - http://www.ipernity.com/doc/siebbi/37455920 Israel’s ruling Likud party hit back hard against...

Chicago-Area School Withdraws ‘Teaching Palestine’ Course for Teachers

An Illinois high school district is withdrawing a course for educators titled “Teaching Palestine” after pushback from teachers and community members. The Niles Township High School District 219 serves Lincolnwood...
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IDF Raises Alert Status to Match Spike in Iran-US Tensions

  (JNS) Israel’s defense establishment has heightened its military readiness and alert status in the wake of increased tensions between Tehran and Washington, according to a...

Special Prosecutor to Investigate Dropped Charges Against Jussie Smollett

(JTA) — A local judge in Chicago has appointed a special prosecutor to investigate the decision by Cook County prosecutors to drop charges against actor Jussie...

Best-Selling Novelist Judith Krantz Dies at 91

(JTA) — Best-selling novelist Judith Krantz, whose first novel “Scruples” was published the year she turned 50, has died. Krantz died on Saturday at her...

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