Devastated California Jewish communities fight fire with light

Voices filled with emotion, Chabad rabbis from across California made clear their determination to help people in need while dealing with the ongoing devastation that uncontrollable blazes have wrought...

Jewish Camps Vow to Rebuild After Massive California Wildfire

(JTA) — Two Jewish camps that suffered major damage in the wildfires that have raged in Southern California sent a message addressed to the “camp family”: We will rebuild and...

How We Got New House Rep. Ayanna Pressley Wrong on Israel

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Ayanna Pressley is the first black woman that Massachusetts elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. In the media coverage of this wild and woolly election, her...

Tom Hanks Joins Rally to Honor Victims of Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting (JTA) — Actors Tom Hanks and Michael Keaton jointed several hundred people for a rally in honor of those killed in the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, The rally, under the banner...

Alleged Killer of Jewish College Student Blaze Bernstein Pleads Not Guilty

(JTA) — The man accused of killing Jewish college student Blaze Bernstein pleaded not guilty to murder and denied allegations that it was a hate crime. Samuel Woodward, 21, made the plea...

Jewish Institutions in Danger from California Wildfires

(JTA) — The fires racing through southern California have led to the evacuation of more than 260,000 people, burned over 83,000 acres and destroyed more than 170 homes, as...

Students Advocating for Israel on College Campuses

After Israeli and Armenian flags were torn down and other items were thrown to the ground by anti-Israel protesters at an event in May at the University of California,...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Released From Hospital, Back at Work

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was released from the hospital and is back at work a day after being admitted for broken ribs. “She is doing...

LA City Council Calls on UCLA to Cancel Upcoming SJP Conference

The Los Angeles City Council unanimously passed a resolution on Tuesday, calling on the University of California, Los Angeles, to reject hosting the annual National Students for Justice in...

Adelsons Joined Trump at White House to Watch Election Returns

(JTA) — Sheldon and Miriam Adelson were among the the major donors to Republican candidates who watched the midterm election returns with President Donald Trump at the White House. Other...

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