Israeli Man Accused of Raping Pennsylvania Teen Returned to U.S.

(JTA) — An Israeli man accused of raping a teenage girl in Pennsylvania in 2004 was extradited back to the United States from Israel. Moshe Journo fled the United States...

Antisemitic Graffiti Found in Rego Park Elementary School Playground

Antisemitic graffiti was discovered on a New York City elementary-school playground on Feb. 22. Several swastikas and the words “Hail (sic) Hitler” were scrawled in chalk at Public School 139 Rego...

$1 million in Grants Offered to Address Women’s Issues in Jewish Institutions

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — A coalition representing more than 100 Jewish organizations, funders, individuals and experts will provide $1 million in grants to promote women’s leadership, and to address...

Student President of Biggest College in U.S. Is Jewish — and an Undocumented Immigrant

  ORLANDO, Fla. (JTA) — Growing up, Josh Boloña was just like a lot of kids in South Florida: He was a Latino immigrant from Ecuador, in an area with...

Schumer Among Lawmakers, Media Figures on Coast Guard Officer’s Hit List

(JTA) — Prosecutors say a U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant taken into custody had a hit list that included prominent Democrats including Sen. Chuck Schumer and media figures such as...

Rep. Omar Apologizes to Jewish Groups for Hurt Caused by AIPAC Tweet

(JTA) — In a brief confidential conference call with Jewish organizations, Rep. Ilhan Omar apologized for any hurt caused by her tweets suggesting that AIPAC pays politicians to support...

Spending Bill Includes Funds for Synagogue Security

(JTA) – Jewish groups praised the new spending bill signed by President Donald Trump for approving funds to help non-profit groups pay for security at their institutions, The $60 million...

CNN, NBC to Air Ad for Oscar-Nominated Documentary About NY Nazi Rally

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — CNN and MSNBC have each agreed to broadcast an ad that Fox News rejected for a documentary about a Nazi rally held in New York...

State Department: Trump’s Choice for UN Ambassador Withdraws

Heather Nauert, President Donald Trump’s choice for ambassador to the United Nations, has withdrawn from consideration for the job for family reasons, the State Department said on Saturday. Nauert was State Department...

Fox News Rejects Ad for Documentary on Nazi Rally in U.S.

NEW YORK (JTA) — Fox News has rejected an ad for a documentary about a Nazi rally held here in 1939. https://vimeo.com/316176375 The network declined to run the commercial for the...

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