Update on Legal Process Against Anti-Israel Disruptions at UCLA, UCI

News Analysis By Edwin Black Organized disruptors — both students and non-students — who shut down a pro-Israel gathering at University of California Los Angeles in May 2018 might not...

Forward Ending Print Edition, Laying Off 40 Percent of Staff

BY BEN SALES (JTA) — The Forward, one of the most renowned and longest-running Jewish publications in the United States, will be ceasing its print edition and laying off its...

Hillel: Sexual Harassment Claims Against Some Donors ‘Justified’

(JTA) — Hillel International has issued a confidential statement to its professional staff and board of directors about an internal investigation into sexual harassment allegations against some donors. The statement said...

Chris Christie Accuses Jared Kushner of Political Revenge

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has accused Jared Kushner of carrying out a political “hit job” on him as revenge for prosecuting his father...

Trump Signs Anti-Genocide Act, Antisemitism Resolution Into Law

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday signed new bipartisan legislation committing the United States to preventing genocide, named in honor of Holocaust survivor and Nobel Prize laureate Elie Wiesel. The...

Rep. King Under Fire for ‘White Supremacist’ Comments

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — Rep. Kevin McCarthy, the Republican minority leader in the U.S. House of Representatives, said Iowa Republican Steve King will face consequences for wondering why...

Florida’s Jewish Sheriff Suspended Over Parkland Shooting Response

(JTA) — Florida’s Gov. Ron DeSantis suspended Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel, over his office’s response to the Parkland, Florida, school shooting. Desantis made the announcement on Friday evening during a...

Christian Zionist Lobby Makes Its Case to Washington’s Liberal Jews

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — Christians United for Israel is no stranger in this city: It has become a key player in recent years in Congress’ passing of pro-Israel...

Guns Gaining Traction in Shuls

(JTA) — On an average Saturday morning at the Orthodox Ohel Tefillah synagogue in Chicago's West Rogers Park neighborhood, about 10 percent of the men carry a handgun. That number...

D.C. Synagogue Wheeled to Third, Hopefully Final Site

WASHINGTON (JTA) — The oldest synagogue in Washington, D.C., is on the move again — the third time in 50 years after spending nearly a century in its original...
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More Title I Assistance Available to Jewish Students in NYC

Hundreds of more students at Jewish day schools and yeshivahs in New York City may be eligible for Title I educational assistance after a...

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A 17-year-old girl was killed and her father and older brother were seriously wounded on Friday when a bomb was detonated at a natural...

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BY DAVID LAZARUS MONTREAL (JTA) — A Canadian editor was handed a one-year prison sentence for promoting hatred against Jews and women in his publication. James...

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