AIPAC Pushes Back After Sanders Calls Netanyahu Government ‘Racist’

WASHINGTON (JTA) — The American Israel Public Affairs Committee pushed back against Sen. Bernie Sanders for calling Benjamin Netanyahu’s government “racist.” The pro-Israel lobby, in a tweet that did not...

Jewish Community Preps for Multi-City Attack

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — Imagine three Pittsburghs, simultaneously — a multi-pronged murderous attack at Jewish institutions across the country. The Jewish community’s top security arm did just that last...

39 Measles Cases in Detroit Area Linked to Haredi Fundraiser

(JTA) — The number of people who have contracted measles in the Detroit area because of contact with a haredi Orthodox fundraiser has more than doubled in the past...

Jewish ICE Detainee May Not Be Getting Kosher Food

BY JOSEFIN DOLSTEN NEW YORK (JTA) — A Jewish man being detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement in New York state has complained of receiving meals that are not strictly...

D.C. Jewish Preschool Accused of Not Protecting Children From Abuse

The families of eight children between the ages of three and four have accused a Jewish preschool in Washington, D.C., of sexual abuse against the children over a two-year...

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Wins Pulitzer for Coverage of Synagogue Massacre

BY JTA STAFF (JTA) — The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette was awarded the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in breaking news reporting for its coverage of the Tree of Life synagogue massacre last October. Eleven people were...

Combat Officer’s Passover in the Sands of Kuwait

U.S. Capt. Sanford Cohen counts down the end of his deployment in Kuwait by the number of Shabbats, rather than days. “It’s a lot more manageable,” said Cohen, 38, from Staten...

Measles Outbreak Leads to Concern, Closures in Jewish Areas

In response to a measles outbreak that was traced to an unvaccinated child contracting the disease while visiting Israel, causing New York City to declare a public health emergency this...

Pro-Palestinian Activists Interrupt Cory Booker’s Campaign Rally

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Pro-Palestinian activists interrupted the “hometown kickoff” for the presidential campaign of Sen. Cory Booker. Booker, D-N.J., held the event in Newark, New Jersey, where he served...

Elan Carr Sworn-In as US Anti-Semitism Envoy

Elan Carr was sworn-in on Thursday as the U.S. Special Envoy for Monitoring and Combating Anti-Semitism. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo administered the oath of office to Carr, who...
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