Jewish Groups Welcome $60 Million Homeland Security Funding Grants

The US Department of Homeland Security’s announcement last week of the awarding of $60 million in federal security grants to nonprofit organizations at high risk of a terrorist attack...

Rabbis Observe Shloshim for 11 Lost in Pittsburgh Massacre

Thirty days after the deadliest attack in American Jewish history, the Rabbinical Assembly — the worldwide association of Conservative rabbis — distributed to its members pieces of writing by...

Sick Days For Moms

By Imma Dearest Wouldn’t it be great if there were such a thing? I know something was mentioned about Family Leave in the State of the Union, but I haven’t...

Jewish NYC Councilwoman Receives Antisemitic Letter

(JTA) — A New York City councilwoman received an antisemitic letter that referred to the mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue. Councilwoman Karen Koslowitz of Queens, who is Jewish, received...

Man Sets Fire Outside California Synagogue

(JTA) — Police arrested a Northern California man who set a small fire outside a synagogue in Modesto and drew a devil on the sidewalk. Brett Bisnett, 37, of Modesto,...

In The Aftermath Of The Hurricane’s Deluge

One scene of many of the devastation wrought by Hurricane Sandy this week.

Brooklyn Rabbi Addresses Growing Concern About Antisemitic Violence

Orthodox Jews in Brooklyn are increasingly concerned about walking the streets following the latest assault on a Jewish man in Williamsburg this past Shabbat, a prominent leader of the community told The Algemeiner...

Parkland Official Thanks Jewish Community for Support

(JTA) — Stacy Kagan, the vice mayor of Parkland, Florida, gave the key to the city of Parkland to Gail Norry, chair of JFNA’s Emergency Response Committee, eight months...

Natan Sharansky’s Nine-Year Tenure at The Jewish Agency Celebrated at Special Event in New York

The Jewish Agency for Israel recently celebrated the exceptional achievements of Natan Sharansky during his nine-year tenure as Chairman of the Executive. “An Evening of Storytelling to Celebrate with Natan Sharansky,” saw special...


Jews have a habit of incorporating the foods of the counties they’ve found themselves in to accommodate the laws of Kashruth. So it’s not surprising that many of the...

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Sarah Dukes: New Composition For Healing

Sarah writes, "Music is extremely powerful- not just for the listener, but for the composer as well. It can heal. It can comfort. It...

Pompeo Warns Against Hezbollah’s ‘Terror and Threats’

By Elad Benari - Israel National News -  22/03/19 22:23 US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday called on the Lebanese people to stand...

Honoring Miracle Mets on 50th Anniversary

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen will honor a group of 1969 New York Mets players in celebration of...

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