NJ Doubles School Security Funding to Yeshivahs

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill into law on Tuesday, doubling security funding for nonpublic schools, including Jewish ones. The legislation, passed unanimously in the state legislature last...

Rashida Tlaib Sets Dates for Congressional Visit to West Bank

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., set the dates for her congressional visit to the West Bank. Tlaib, a Palestinian American, proposed the trip last year after...

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...

Can These House Reps Talk It Out Over Tea?

BY BEN SALES (JTA) — An antisemitic voicemail may lead to a truce between two feuding members of Congress. Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., supports the movement to boycott Israel, known as BDS. Rep....

Man Who Ran Over Charlottesville Protester Blames Jewish Grandfather

(JTA) — The white supremacist who killed 32-year-old Heather Heyer when he rammed his car into a group of counter-protesters at a far-right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, has asked a...

Eruv Taken Down in Westerleigh Section of Staten Island

(JTA) — An eruv, or symbolic boundary for Sabbath-observant Jews, was removed from a neighborhood on Staten Island. The eruv had been put up on utility poles around the neighborhood...

Kenneth Marcus Confirmed to Education’s Top Civil Rights Post

The Senate on Thursday confirmed Kenneth Marcus, a leading advocate against campus antisemitism, to serve as assistant secretary at the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) in the Department of...

AJC Poll: Americans, Israelis Differ on Trump, Settlements

The political divide between Israeli and American Jews has widened considerably, according to a poll published by the American Jewish Committee on Sunday. The handling of the U.S.-Israel relationship by...

Trump Arrives in Singapore Ahead of US-North Korea Summit

President Donald Trump arrived in Singapore on Sunday ahead of a historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un over the future of Pyongyang’s nuclear arsenal. Trump flew into...

Trump Pledges Support for Jewish Victims of Hate in Hanukkah Message

(JTA) — “Light will always break through the darkness,” President Donald Trump said in a Presidential Message released for Hanukkah. “Melania and I send our warmest greetings to our Jewish...
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Jews, Jewish Themes Rake In Emmy Nominations

(JTA) — It’s Emmy season again and Jews in the TV industry have plenty of reason to celebrate. Out of all the nominees announced Tuesday,...

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How did Unified achieve a 99.6% satisfaction rating? Hard work. Most business owners find it challenging to make every customer happy, especially if they...

Dating Forum: He Was a Playboy, But He Wants to Settle Down With Me

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