Comedy Club Owner David Kimowitz Stabbed to Death in New Jersey

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — A Jewish comedy club owner and the family’s nanny were stabbed to death in a suburban New Jersey neighborhood. David Kimowitz, 40, owner of The Stand...

Two Mass Shootings Leave at Least 29 Dead in 13 Hours

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — At least 29 people and one shooter are dead in the wake of two mass shootings that took place over 13 hours in the United...

Conference of Presidents Taps William Daroff as New CEO

The Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, an umbrella group with 53 member organizations, has selected William Daroff as its next CEO, JNS has learned. Daroff, currently senior...

Army Investigates Woman’s Claims Chabad Rabbi Sexually Harassed Her

BY JOSEFIN DOLSTEN AND MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Last summer, Traci Moran, whose husband Jared is a soldier at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord near Tacoma, Washington, alleged that a local rabbi, Zalman...

Florida Jews Targeted in Ponzi Scheme

BY JOSEFIN DOLSTEN (JTA) — A Florida man targeted Orthodox Jews as part of a Ponzi scheme that cost his marks $3 million in losses. Shayeh Dov, 49, is facing up...

AOC’s Interview on Israel, Antisemitism, and the Holocaust

(JTA) — Despite the president calling her an anti-Israel Jew-hater, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hasn’t actually said a ton about Israel and the Jews. Until now, that is. In a lengthy radio interview Tuesday,...

Some North Miami Beach Jews Fearful After Synagogue Shooting

(JTA) — When Rabbi Mark Rosenberg’s family played back the footage on their home’s security cameras in North Miami Beach, they could hear the rat-tat-tat of bullets being fired...

Trump Pardons Israeli Man From 20-Year Sentence for Drug Offenses

U.S. President Donald Trump commuted the 20-year prison sentence on Monday of Israel-born Ronen Nahmani, who was convicted in 2015 of distributing synthetic drugs that he purchased from suppliers in...

Man Shot Outside of Miami Synagogue ‘Making Good Progress’

(JTA) — Yosef Lifshutz, who was shot several times in the leg Sunday evening outside of a synagogue in North Miami Beach, is "making good progress" toward recovery, a...

Rep. Massie Explains His Vote Against House Anti-BDS Resolution

Kentucky Rep. Thomas Massie, a libertarian, was the only member of the Republican Party to vote against last week’s resolution in the U.S. House of Representatives condemning the anti-Israel...
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Ayman Odeh, head of the Joint Arab List, signaled a potential major political shift when he announced last week that his party would consider...

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BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel’s military said it thwarted a planned attack by Iran-backed fighters using drones armed with explosives. Israeli fighter jets late...

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