Jewish driver stops man from jumping off NY Bridge

Jewish man in the right place at the right time when elderly man attempts to jump off  the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in New York.Marcy Oster, JTA, 4/4/2019, 8:30 AM

Pittsburgh approves gun-control legislation

Pittsburgh City Council approves gun-control legislation proposed in wake of massacre at Tree of Life synagogue.Ben Ariel, 4/4/2019, 3:05 AM

Biden: 'I will be more mindful about respecting personal space'

Former US VP: 'Social norms are changing. I understand that, and I’ve heard what these women are saying.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/3/2019, 10:32 PM

NY adds $25 million security funding for non-public schools

New York State Legislature adds $25 million in extra funding for non-public schools.Marcy Oster, JTA, 4/3/2019, 2:54 PM

GOP lawmakers from Ohio ask DoJ to monitor anti-Semitic attacks

House delegation of Ohio Republicans urge Department of Justice to monitor if growing anti-Semitic rhetoric correlates to rise in attacks.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 4/3/2019, 2:47 PM

Learning competition bans unvaccinated students

New York 'Chidon' bans unvaccinated students recently exposed to measles patient, asks parents and schools to act responsibly.Chana Roberts, 4/3/2019, 9:39 AM

New task force to track anti-religious violence

Jewish groups tracking anti-religious violence as Trump disbands branch focused on domestic terrorism.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 4/3/2019, 8:45 AM

Poles protesting Holocaust restitution use anti-Semitic rhetoric

Polish nationalists use anti-Semitic rhetoric while protesting in New York City against bill to help Holocaust survivors reclaim property.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 4/3/2019, 7:54 AM

Sanders raises $18 million in presidential campaign bid

Bernie Sanders raises $18 million from 525,000 donors in first 41 days of his presidential campaign bid.Ben Ariel, 4/3/2019, 5:33 AM

Brown U president won’t act on resolution supporting BDS

Brown University President says she will not act on referendum calling for university to divest from companies doing business with Israel.Elad Benari, 4/3/2019, 5:05 AM

Avi Lyon, former head of Jewish Labor Committee, dead at 76

Head of Jewish Labor Committee who helped find work for volunteers traveling to Israel, dies of pancreatic cancer.JTA, 4/2/2019, 11:48 AM

'Peace requires trust - and there is little of that right now'

President Rivlin attends Holocaust memorial in Ottawa with Canadian PM, and state dinner, where he discusses Israeli security situation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2019, 10:50 AM

'Democrats accept Omar's anti-Semitism, but can't handle facts'

Fmr. NY State Assemblyman Dov Hikind excoriates NYC Democratic leaders for removal of city councilman over 'there is no Palestine' tweet.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2019, 10:21 AM

'Elder of the Admorim' passes away

Skulener Rebbe, Rabbi Yisrael Avraham Portugal, passes away Monday in US. He was 96.Ben Shaul, 4/2/2019, 8:14 AM

NYC rep thrown off committee for saying 'there is no Palestine'

NYC councilman who represents heavily Orthodox Jewish district thrown off of committee for saying 'Palestine does not exist'.Ben Sales, JTA, 4/2/2019, 7:54 AM

'Zionism, Americanism are the front lines of freedom'

Fox News contributor Pete Hegseth addresses Young Israel Gala, hails 'unbreakable bond' between the US and Israel.Eliran Aharon, 4/1/2019, 7:18 PM

'I wonder if the next generation will understand freedom'

House Minority Leader addresses National Council of Young Israel Gala in New York, calls out tolerance for anti-Semitism on the left.Eliran Aharon, 4/1/2019, 6:19 PM

California college student senate calls for president’s removal

Student Senate at Pitzer College drafts resolution calling for removal of College President Melvin Oliver for vetoing BDS resolution.Elad Benari, 4/1/2019, 2:07 AM

'Gas the Jews' spray-painted onto Oklahoma Democratic party HQ

Racist, anti-Semitic graffiti spray-painted on outside of Oklahoma Democratic party's headquarters.Marcy Oster, JTA, 3/31/2019, 10:40 PM

De Blasio demands apology for 'there is no Palestine' statement

'There is no state by that name; there is no place by that name. That’s a fact. I did not make it up,' says New York City councilman.Sara Rubenstein, 3/31/2019, 8:44 PM

The Economist apologizes for tying Ben Shapiro to the Alt Right

Orthodox Jewish conservative pundit excoriates The Economist for calling him 'sage of the Alt Right'. 'I'm alt-right's top target.'Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 3/31/2019, 4:00 PM

Chicago seeks payment from Jussie Smollett after charges dropped

City demands actor charged with orchestrating assault on himself cover cost of police investigation, after charges dropped.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 3/31/2019, 9:51 AM

Rabbis demand Sarsour apologize for 'anti-Semitic narrative'

'There has never been a country called Palestine,' says Rabbi Steven Pruzansky, responding to brouhaha over NY Councilman Yeger tweet.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2019, 11:33 PM

Politician prays for Israel before Muslim lawmaker sworn in

'This is how I pray every day. I don't apologize ever for praying,' Pennsylvania State Rep. Borowicz says.Sara Rubenstein, 3/30/2019, 11:18 PM

Court hands former Jewish Federation employee 3 years in prison

Laurie Ann Reese, former Jewish Federation employee in Texas, jailed 3 years for embezzling $1 million.Marcy Oster, JTA, 3/29/2019, 7:34 AM

New Quebec bill would ban religious symbols

Canadian province of Quebec introduces bill that bans some public employees from wearing religious symbols at work, including kippahs.Elad Benari, 3/29/2019, 4:09 AM

NYC councilman named as world's tallest politician

Robert Cornegy Jr. is a former professional basketball player.Sara Rubenstein, 3/29/2019, 12:16 AM

LA to pay $12 million to innocent woman convicted of murder

Susan Mellen, sentenced to life in prison without parole, was released in 2014 with the help of a nonprofit legal organization.Sara Rubenstein, 3/28/2019, 10:49 PM

Did Obama control timing of anti-Israel UN resolution?

Obama administration official says White House effectively backed anti-Israel resolution, pushed it off until after 2016 election.David Rosenberg, 3/28/2019, 10:37 PM

Meet the Bronx Republican who's challenging Ocasio-Cortez

Ruth Papazian explains why she's running against Ocasio-Cortez and what the failed Amazon HQ deal had to do with it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/28/2019, 2:02 PM

Two dead, two wounded in shooting in Seattle

Four people, including a bus driver, shot in Seattle. Suspect arrested, motive unclear.Ben Ariel, 3/28/2019, 5:29 AM

Charlottesville attacker pleads guilty to hate crimes

James Alex Fields Jr. pleads guilty to federal hate crimes in connection with attack on Charlottesville counter-protesters in 2017.Ben Ariel, 3/28/2019, 1:10 AM

Ilhan Omar lashes out at Pelosi, Netanyahu for AIPAC jabs

Rep Omar hits back at House Speaker, Israeli PM after they call out her support for BDS at AIPAC policy conference.Ron Kampeas, JTA and A7 Staff, 3/27/2019, 9:34 PM

Trump: Israel needs the Golan Heights

US President says Golan recognition was well-timed during meeting with wife of Venezuelan opposition leader.Gary Willig, 3/27/2019, 8:29 PM

Bereaved mother lauds 'unbelievable' US-Israel connection

Mother of Israeli teen who was kidnapped and brutally murdered speaks out at AIPAC conference, hailing 'unbelievable' level of support.Yoni Kempinski, 3/27/2019, 12:20 PM

In surprise reversal, charges dropped against Jussie Smollett

Actor who had been charged with multiple counts of disorderly conduct for allegedly orchestrating assault on himself released from custody.Marcy Oster, JTA, 3/27/2019, 7:37 AM

'No honest person can deny dangers Jews face all over world'

Bill de Blasio tells AIPAC 'Jewish People cannot be safe without State of Israel.'Mordechai Sones, 3/27/2019, 1:09 AM

Israel needs 'overriding security control' in Judea, Samaria

Administration 'understands existential risk to Israel if Judea, Samaria overcome by terrorists like Gaza after IDF withdrew.'Mordechai Sones, 3/26/2019, 10:51 PM

Nikki Haley at AIPAC: 'I want you to have hope'

'We have to make sure they know is Hamas is a terrorist group that needs to be stopped and we can't ever be quiet about it.'Mordechai Sones, 3/26/2019, 10:05 PM

Jason Greenblatt: 'This is NOT a ceasefire'

White House Special Representative for International Negotiations official response to Hamas ceasefire claims.Mordechai Sones, 3/26/2019, 7:51 PM

Watch: Congressman compares Democrats to Nazis

Republican Congressman Mo Brooks accuses Democrats of using Nazi-like 'big lie' tactics to push Trump-Russia collusion narrative.Marcy Oster/JTA, 3/26/2019, 5:53 PM

Hundreds of Muslims pray at Reform temple

Reform community hosts Muslim prayers after Manhattan mosque burns down.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2019, 5:24 PM

Nancy Pelosi: 'My father was a Shabbos Goy'

Pelosi speaking before AIPAC says father had 'love for the idea of a Jewish state in what was then called Palestine.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2019, 4:35 PM

Houston channel closed due to cancer-causing cloud

US Coast Guard says channel will be reopened only after cloud of benzene dissipates.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2019, 3:47 PM

Nancy Pelosi: To be anti-Semitic is to be anti-American

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi denounces anti-Semitism during her address at annual AIPAC conference in Washington.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2019, 2:55 PM

Senior House Dem downplays jab at Omar, Tlaib, Ocasio-Cortez

House majority leader had told AIPAC conference, 'There are 62 freshman Democrats. Your hear me? 62 - not three.'Ron Kampeas, JTA, 3/26/2019, 8:35 AM

Health food store worker who harassed Jewish co-worker arrested

NY health food store employee arrested for anti-Semitic harassment of Jewish co-worker.Marcy Oster, JTA, 3/26/2019, 7:34 AM

Republicans to introduce two bills against anti-Semitism

Senate Republicans set to introduce two bills that oppose anti-Semitism in wake of controversy surrounding Rep. Ilhan Omar.Ben Ariel, 3/26/2019, 6:52 AM

Trump reaffirms US commitment to Israel's security

In summary of Trump-Netanyahu meeting, White House says Trump made note of interests between Israel and Arab states.Ben Ariel, 3/26/2019, 5:35 AM

Benny Gantz to Iran from AIPAC: You won't become military power

Blue and White head says 'I won't hesitate to use force if and when it's needed.'i24News, 3/25/2019, 10:51 PM

Israeli, US lawmakers join hundreds at 4th Yesha Council event

Guests include Ambassador Dani Dayan, Minister Tzachi Hangebi, Fmr Minister Gidon Saar, MK Amir Ohana, retired British Colonel Richard Kemp.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2019, 6:43 PM

Watch: Senator Graham holds press conference on Mueller report

Senator Lindsey Graham speaks to the media after Special Counsel Robert Mueller found no collusionArutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2019, 5:03 PM

First: Yesha official representative to address AIPAC

Efrat Mayor's debut representing Yesha before AIPAC also marks first time any Yesha representative has been invited to address body.Yoni Kempinski-Washington, DC, 3/25/2019, 4:18 PM

Gantz: Iran knows us, and not just from my phone

Blue and White leader Benny Gantz addresses rocket attack at day 2 of AIPAC conference.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2019, 3:34 PM

US 'outraged' by rocket attack on central Israel

American ambassador condemns firing of rocket from Gaza on central Israeli town which left seven injured.David Rosenberg, 3/25/2019, 2:58 PM

LA: 1,000 gather to protest Ilhan Omar's anti-Israel rhetoric

Ilhan Omar sparks protests with visit to Los Angeles, as pro-Israel demonstrators denounce what they called Omar's 'anti-Semitic' rhetoric.David Rosenberg, 3/25/2019, 1:50 PM

Women's March leader blames 'Jewish establishment' for massacre

Co-leader of Women's March shares post blaming 'American Jewish establishment' for massacre of New Zealand Muslims - then apologizes.Marcy Oster, JTA, 3/25/2019, 7:34 AM