Police believe actor paid assailants in fake hate crime

Chicago police now believe attack on actor Jussie Smollett by Nigerian men in 'Make America Great Again' hats was elaborate hoax.Marcy Oster, JTA, Yesterday, 9:44 AM

BDS fail: Muslim congresswoman used Israeli technology

Despite endorsing BDS, US Democratic congresswoman Rashida Tlaib used Israeli technology to build her website.Elad Benari, Yesterday, 5:19 AM

Arab professor spouts blood libel at Columbia University

Hebrew U prof claims Israel carries out arms tests on Arab neighborhoods during lecture at Columbia.Yoni Kempinski, Sunday, 9:42 AM

Report: Sanders to announce presidential run in video

Sources say Independent Senator has recorded a campaign video in which he says he is running for president in 2020.Ben Ariel, Sunday, 4:12 AM

US Defense Secretary not decided yet on border wall funding

Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says he hasn't yet determined whether a border wall with Mexico is a military necessity.Ben Ariel, Sunday, 3:40 AM

Heather Nauert withdraws from consideration as UN ambassador

State Department spokeswoman announces she has withdrawn candidacy for UN ambassador.Elad Benari, Sunday, 2:58 AM

Illinois: Shooter was fired before shooting incident

Friday's Aurora, Illinois, shooting left five civilians dead and five police officers injured, local police say.Chana Roberts, Saturday, 7:18 PM

Ruth Bader Ginsburg returns to Supreme Court

Ruth Bader Ginsburg returns to Supreme Court for 1st time since cancer operation.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, Saturday, 6:59 PM

'No reason why Canada shouldn't move its embassy to Jerusalem'

Stephen Harper says there's no reason why Canada shouldn’t follow in the footsteps of the US and relocate its Israel embassy to Jerusalem.Elad Benari, Canada, Friday, 11:23 PM

Several injured in shooting in Illinois

At least four officers and multiple civilians injured in shooting at Henry Pratt Company in Aurora, Illinois. Shooter apprehended.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, Friday, 11:09 PM

Former Massachusetts Governor to challenge Trump for presidency

Bill Weld announces launching of presidential exploratory committee to run in 2020 as a Republican.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, Friday, 11:01 PM

Trump declares national emergency over border wall

Trump declares national emergency to bypass Congress and spend roughly $8 billion on barriers along the border with Mexico.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, Friday, 8:15 PM

Los Angeles: Security guard shoots 'belligerent' man

Jewish school in Los Angeles goes on lockdown after security guard shoots man in leg.Ben Sales, JTA, Friday, 7:16 AM

Trump to declare national emergency to obtain wall funding

White House: Trump will sign border security and federal spending bill to avert another shutdown but also will declare a national emergency.Ben Ariel, Friday, 1:10 AM

lhan Omar raises money off her AIPAC tweet scandal

Freshman Congresswoman urges followers to support, donate to her in wake of claims AIPAC pays politicians to be pro-Israel.Ben Sales/JTA, Thursday, 10:52 PM

Why did Republicans oppose their own bill on anti-Semitism?

House Republicans proposed measure against anti-Semitism, voted for it - then voted against it.Ron Kampeas, JTA, Thursday, 10:18 PM

Amazon cancels plan to build New York headquarters

Online giant cancels plans to open new headquarters in Queens, along with its 25,000 high-paying jobs.Gary Willig, Thursday, 9:56 PM

Elliott Abrams and Ilhan Omar clash in Congress

Son of Jewish immigration lawyer and refugee from Somalia agree protecting human rights is American interest.Ron Kampeas, JTA, Thursday, 3:24 PM

Judge rules: Former Trump campaign manager lied to FBI

Federal judge rules that Paul Manafort intentionally lied to the FBI and special counsel Robert Mueller multiple times.Ben Ariel, Thursday, 3:03 AM

Posters at Tufts U call to destroy ‘Israeli Apartheid Forces’

Posters show militarized pigs holding guns, calling for the destruction of the “Israeli Apartheid Forces and Amerikkan Pigs Which Fund it.”Marcy Oster, JTA, Wednesday, 9:58 PM

Virginia legislature candidate apologizes for anti-Semitic posts

Democratic-party “second-generation Palestinian refugee” had accused Israeli teens of murder, wrote funding Israel "worse" than funding KKK.Marcy Oster, JTA, Wednesday, 7:32 PM

37% of Americans experienced severe online harassment in 2018

More than one-third of Americans experienced severe online hate and harassment in 2018, a new study released by the ADL reports.Marcy Oster, JTA, Wednesday, 5:59 PM

Ex-Klansman David Duke backs Ilhan Omar in anti-Semitism scandal

Holocaust denier and former KKK leader David Duke offers support for Ilhan Omar, demands Israel pay for Trump's border wall.David Rosenberg, Wednesday, 8:44 AM

Mississippi approves anti-BDS bill

Mississippi House of Representatives passes bill that would prevent the state from doing business with companies that boycott Israel.Ben Ariel, Wednesday, 6:19 AM

Pence: Rep. Omar's tweets 'a disgrace'

Vice President denounces Rep. Ilhan Omar’s anti-Semitic tweets: Those who engage in anti-Semitic tropes should face consequences.Elad Benari, Wednesday, 5:29 AM

Trump: Rep. Omar should resign from Congress

President Trump says Minnesota congresswoman's apology over anti-Semitic tweet was "lame".Elad Benari, Wednesday, 4:18 AM

When President Lincoln fought for the Jews

Abraham Lincoln's influence extends far beyond specific events for which he is most well-known. CommentarySteven J. Kessler - JTA, Tuesday, 7:25 PM

US denies telling banks not to work with Palestinian Authority

Following claims by PA that US is pressuring banks to deny loans to Palestinian Authority, US official denies government involved.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 11:55 AM

Poll: Trump's approval rating at 52%, highest since 2017

Poll finds Trump's approval rating is highest it has been in two years, following his successful State of the Union address.Guy Cohen, Tuesday, 11:30 AM

Trump rips Rep. Omar: She should be ashamed of herself

Trump says Rep. Ilhan Omar's apology over anti-Israel tweets is not adequate.Elad Benari, Tuesday, 4:17 AM

Rep Ilhan Omar in damage-control: 'I unequivocally apologize'

Despite expedient apology, Omar due to speak this month at fundraising event alongside senior charity official who has praised killing Jews.Mordechai Sones, 2/11/2019, 10:11 PM

Young Israel: Strip Ilhan Omar of committee assignments

Synagogue organization urges Speaker Pelosi, Democrat leaders to strip Omar of committee assignments after call to apologize for remarks.Mordechai Sones, 2/11/2019, 9:59 PM

LA Fire Department declines help from Jewish ambulance corps

Los Angeles Fire Department refuses to allow Hatzalah to assist in 911-type calls, citing county regulations.Marcy Oster/JTA, 2/11/2019, 9:53 PM

Dozens of bullet holes found in Ohio synagogue

At least two dozen bullet holes discovered in windows of Temple Beth Israel-Shaare Zedek on Shabbat.Marcy Oster - JTA, 2/11/2019, 9:25 PM

Democrat leaders slam Rep. Ilhan Omar comments

Democrat Congressman Jerrold Nadler says Omar words 'traffic in old anti-Semitic tropes about Jews and money; failed test of leadership.'Mordechai Sones, 2/11/2019, 8:52 PM

Warren urges two-state solution after announcing president bid

Acknowledging need for strong Israel, Warren says 'we need to think about what our support for Israel means.'Marcy Oster - JTA, 2/11/2019, 7:48 PM

Pittsburgh shooting suspect arraigned, pleads not guilty

Prosecutors: Bowers used anti-Semitic slurs, criticized Jews on social media days before killing 11 last year in Pittsburgh.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/11/2019, 7:09 PM

Report: Trump's Mideast peace plan ready

Senior administration officials say Middle East peace plan has been completed and handed to President Trump who is 'happy with the deal'.David Rosenberg, 2/11/2019, 2:17 PM

"I wish Ivanka, Jared hadn't come to my father's funeral"

Meghan McCain, daughter of the late senator and Republican presidential nominee, says Ivanka and Jared Kushner crashed her father's funeral.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/11/2019, 2:03 PM

Chelsea Clinton slams Ilhan Omar for peddling anti-Semitism

Democratic congresswoman mocks senior Republican lawmaker who vowed 'action' against her over her anti-Israel positions.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 2/11/2019, 7:37 AM

Democratic Minnesota Senator announces presidential bid

Senator Amy Klobuchar throws hat into a crowded ring of Democratic candidates seeking to replace President Donald Trump.Ben Ariel, 2/11/2019, 3:00 AM

US withdrawal from Syria 'weeks away', says top general

Head of US military’s Central Command says start of withdrawal of ground troops from Syria is likely just weeks away.Elad Benari, 2/11/2019, 2:03 AM

Anti-Semitic flyers left on cars on University of Montana campus

Flyers accusing Jews of undermining First Amendment of the US Constitution found on car windshields at University of Montana.Marcy Oster, JTA, 2/10/2019, 5:55 PM

House Minority Leader promises 'action' against Tlaib, Omar

Republican House leader Kevin McCarthy says he will take action against anti-Israel reps if the Democrats fail to do so.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 2/10/2019, 9:42 AM

Elizabeth Warren officially launches 2020 presidential campaign

Democratic Senator holds rally in Lawrence, Massachusetts, officially launches 2020 presidential bid.Ben Ariel, 2/10/2019, 2:56 AM

Bloomberg to decide on presidential run by end of the month

Former New York City Mayor says he has three more weeks to decide whether to run for president in 2020.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 2/8/2019, 11:15 PM

Watch: Democratic congresswoman ducks questions on BDS support

Minnesota Democrat Ilhan Omar dodges CNN reporter's question regarding her support for anti-Israel boycott.David Rosenberg, 2/8/2019, 1:39 PM

Longest-serving congressman in US history dead at 92

John Dingell, a Michigan Democrat, served a record 59 consecutive years in the US House of Representatives.David Rosenberg, 2/8/2019, 12:35 PM

Secular Israeli 'yeshiva' offers classes in California

Israeli organization which operates chain of 'secular yeshivas' launches classes in San Francisco Bay Area.Marcy Oster, JTA, 2/8/2019, 8:04 AM

Pittsburgh imam responds to backlash following MEMRI report

Imam claims report uses 'cherry-picked' clips out of context to show he teaches antisemitism, disrespect for law, intolerance of non-MuslimsMordechai Sones, 2/7/2019, 9:26 PM

Upstate New York yeshiva set on fire

Barns on Yeshiva Deah Yoreh set on fire, swastikas painted on yeshiva walls in White Sulphur Springs, New York.Marcy Oster/JTA, 2/7/2019, 5:55 PM

Swastikas sprayed inside and outside of Atlanta-area high school

Swastikas found throughout public school in Roswell, Georgia, also on school grounds.Marcy Oster/JTA, 2/7/2019, 4:45 PM

'Liberals trying to force Muslims to adopt Liberalism'

NJ Imam: Liberals want Muslims to allow them to exercise freedom of speech to insult Muhammad.Mordechai Sones, 2/7/2019, 3:43 PM

Vacuum cleaner skit: Ivanka unperturbed

President's daughter responds with poise to performance designed to humiliate her, in which she is portrayed vacuuming bread crumbs.Mordechai Sones, 2/7/2019, 11:23 AM

House Intel Committee postpones testimony of ex-Trump lawyer

“In the interests of the investigation, Michael Cohen’s testimony has been postponed until February 28th,” cmte Chairman Adam Schiff says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/6/2019, 10:31 PM

Pompeo: Withdrawal from Syria 'not the end of America's fight'

“The drawdown of troops is essentially a tactical change. It is not a change in the mission.”Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/6/2019, 6:31 PM

Lieberman: Don't rush to judgment on Gov. Northam's racist photo

Ex-Senator and 2000 vice presidential candidate Joe Lieberman warns against 'rush to judge' Virginia governor for racist yearbook photo.Marcy Oster, JTA, 2/6/2019, 11:36 AM