Post-Storm Requiem

By Anessa V. Cohen Well, the mountains of garbage from basements and first floors along nearly every curb in town are shrinking. We are left with fighting with the insurance...

Jewish Leaders Still See Strong Support for Israel

Despite the election of certain pro-BDS candidates, such as New York’s Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Minnesota’s Ilhan Omar and Michigan’s Rashida Tlaib, the heads of committees significant for furthering policy related...

AP: Trump Administration Ramping Up Israeli-Palestinian Peace Plan

The Trump administration is reportedly ramping up preparations for the unveiling of an Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, although a timetable for its release remains unclear. The National Security Council began approaching...

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...

Groups Praise Trump’s Reimposition of Sanctions on Iran

The Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations (CoP) and American Jewish Committee (AJC), as well as Christians United for Israel (CUFI), have issued strong statements of support...

Groups react to Minn. Rep’s Reference to Apartheid

U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minn.), accepting an award from the U.S. Campaign for Palestinian Rights last month, referred to Israel's Nation-State law as sanctioning apartheid. “Friends, the world has a name...

Donald Trumps Them All

By Larry Gordon Now that it appears that in all likelihood Donald Trump will be the Republican Party nominee for the presidency and that Hillary Clinton will be the Democratic...

Groups Demand U of Michigan Sanction Educators Advocating BDS

Nearly 60 organizations called on University of Michigan president Mark Schlissel to sanction professors at the public research university who engage in the BDS movement. They also decried his reaction to...

Jewish Community Needs to be Protected, Ocasio-Cortez Says

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said the Jewish community needs to be protected against its concerns about antisemitism coming from the White House. In an interview...

Flooded Wilmington, N.C. Preparing for Yom Kippur

As the 25-hour Yom Kippur fast approaches, Wilmington’s Jews are unsure whether they will have sufficient supplies and shelter before the fast begins. Rabbis, community organizers and volunteers throughout...
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By Sarah Botwinick Summer salad recipes are a must during the warmer days. These three salad recipes are bursting with flavor and come together in just...

Kushner to Finalize Palestinian Economic Plan on Middle East Tour

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner will lead a U.S. delegation on a tour of the Middle East to finalize details of his proposed...

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BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel’s former justice minister Ayelet Shaked is head of the New Right party, replacing Naftali Bennett, the former education...

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