Some US college students are looking into Israel as an alternative

Some US college students are looking into Israel as an alternative

As colleges go virtual, students instead are heading to Israel on gap year programs.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 5/22/2020, 7:22 AM
Leading religious groups urge community to 'stay home, save lives'

Leading religious groups urge community to 'stay home, save lives'

Orthodox Jewish groups sign joint statement calling on Jewish community to stay home, comply with health guidelines.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/21/2020, 7:31 PM
Flight chartered to bring US high school students home from Israel

Flight chartered to bring US high school students home from Israel

With most flights canceled due to coronavirus, a chartered airlift is bringing US teens home from Israel.Marcy Oster, JTA, 3/16/2020, 7:44 AM
Larry Tesler, inventor of copy and paste functions, dies at 74

Larry Tesler, inventor of copy and paste functions, dies at 74

American Jewish computer scientist who invented copy-paste functions dies in California home.Ben Harris, JTA, 2/22/2020, 6:52 PM
Why Jews have reason to fear in America

Why Jews have reason to fear in America

Opinion: Much of the rhetoric that is feeding the present day anti-Semitism is coming from the Left.Joseph Frager, MD, 2/10/2020, 12:12 AM
‘I think it’s Israel’: How Orthodox Jews became Republicans

‘I think it’s Israel’: How Orthodox Jews became Republicans

Once a reliably Democratic demographic group, since the 1960s, Orthodox Jews have become increasingly supportive of the GOP.Ben Sales, Laura Adkins, JTA, 2/5/2020, 1:02 PM
Study: 80% of American Jews are pro-Israel, 67% feel 'attachment' to Israel

Study: 80% of American Jews are pro-Israel, 67% feel 'attachment' to Israel

Ruderman Family Foundation survey shows 80% of American Jews are pro-Israel, but see politics, institutional conduct, as cause for concern.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/4/2020, 12:48 PM
5 innovative ways Jewish day schools are reducing tuition costs

5 innovative ways Jewish day schools are reducing tuition costs

As US Jews struggle to ensure a Jewish future, some day schools are working to raise enrollment by reducing the burden on parents.Ben Harris, JTA, 11/5/2019, 2:16 PM
These Jewish families have ditched the day school system

These Jewish families have ditched the day school system

With day school costs high, more Jewish families opt for homeschooling.Sara Ivry, JTA, 8/2/2019, 8:36 AM
Century-old synagogue to be turned into college student housing

Century-old synagogue to be turned into college student housing

108-year-old synagogue is becoming apartments for Syracuse University studentsBen Sales, JTA, 7/30/2019, 9:21 AM
Alumni of these Jewish summer camps are making aliyah in droves

Alumni of these Jewish summer camps are making aliyah in droves

'Connection to Israel is nurtured in the home, school synagogue - and summer camp,' Nefesh B'Nefesh official says.Ben Harris, JTA, 7/16/2019, 10:45 AM
Members of a southern synagogue want to preserve it as a museum

Members of a southern synagogue want to preserve it as a museum

Selma’s only synagogue has 4 members and is fighting for its life.Ben Sales, JTA, 7/6/2019, 9:35 PM
CEO of American Jewish History musem resigns

CEO of American Jewish History musem resigns

Ivy Barsky, CEO of National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia, resigning in June.Marcy Oster, JTA, 5/22/2019, 8:51 AM
Jewish-American author Herman Wouk dead at 103

Jewish-American author Herman Wouk dead at 103

Herman Wouk, whose Jewish life inspired many of his works, dies in California 10 days shy of his 104th birthday.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 5/17/2019, 8:37 PM
'High-minded culture' is now rife with antisemitism

'High-minded culture' is now rife with antisemitism

High-minded well-known literary types have the chattering classes in thrall with Jew hatred which has, octopus-like, permeated every nook and cranny of what was formerly considered “high” culture.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 5/16/2019, 12:59 PM
Do American Jews love Israel less than before?

Do American Jews love Israel less than before?

Gil Hoffman talks about the schism between Israeli and American Jews and how it has been exacerbated recently by politics in both countries.The Land Of Israel Network, 4/23/2019, 9:13 PM
'Time for a Jewish Exodus from the Democratic party'

'Time for a Jewish Exodus from the Democratic party'

'No place for Jews in the Democratic party'. Amid Ilhan Omar's anti-Semitism scandal, American-Jewish model launches 'Jexodus' movement.David Rosenberg, 3/8/2019, 12:17 PM
73% of Israeli Jews light Hanukkah candles

73% of Israeli Jews light Hanukkah candles

A high percentage of Jews in Israel light the Menorah candles every night on Hanukkah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/30/2018, 1:13 AM
Sarsour says she wants 'better relationship with American Jews'

Sarsour says she wants 'better relationship with American Jews'

After accusing American Jews of dual loyalty, Women's March leader Linda Sarsour says group must do more to reach out to Jewish community.Ben Sales, JTA, 11/21/2018, 7:27 AM
Linda Sarsour ripped for accusing US Jews of dual loyalty

Linda Sarsour ripped for accusing US Jews of dual loyalty

Women's March organizer and pro-Sharia left-wing activist Linda Sarsour criticized for apparently accusing American Jews of dual loyalty.JTA, 11/18/2018, 5:59 PM
Poll: Jews strongly back Democrats in 2018 midterms

Poll: Jews strongly back Democrats in 2018 midterms

New poll shows just 25% of American Jews approve of President Trump, while 26% back Republicans in midterm elections.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/17/2018, 12:54 PM
Chicago ball field renamed in memory of Jewish teen

Chicago ball field renamed in memory of Jewish teen

Community names baseball field in memory of Jewish teen who died after lengthy battle with cancer.JTA, 8/14/2018, 4:16 PM
Judaism: Does it matter who you marry, or how you feel?

Judaism: Does it matter who you marry, or how you feel?

The fall of a top sociologist could change the field of counting Jews.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/8/2018, 1:57 PM
Ship named after Jewish-American guardsman killed in Iraq War.

Ship named after Jewish-American guardsman killed in Iraq War.

Coast Guard names ship after Jewish-American guardsman killed while intercepting suicide bomber.JTA, 7/27/2018, 8:36 AM
Flight cancellation nearly causes family to miss Passover seder

Flight cancellation nearly causes family to miss Passover seder

This family’s New York-Miami flight was cancelled right before Passover.JTA, 3/31/2018, 8:21 PM
Alex Bregman is baseball's next Jewish star

Alex Bregman is baseball's next Jewish star

Family of rising Jewish baseball star give the public a glimpse of his his devotion, kindness, and potential.Hillel Kuttler/JTA, 3/28/2018, 11:46 PM
'The Orthodox Jews are an important part of the community'

'The Orthodox Jews are an important part of the community'

New York Councilman Bruce Blakeman discusses relations with the Orthodox Jewish community as well as the bigger picture.Yoni Kempinski, 3/18/2018, 3:37 AM
Muslims to outnumber Jews in US by 2040

Muslims to outnumber Jews in US by 2040

While size of US Jewish population stagnates, number of US Muslims set to double by 2040.David Rosenberg, 1/12/2018, 11:24 AM
When the local synagogue dies

When the local synagogue dies

A Rust Belt synagogue 'runs out of people' and gathers to bury its past.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2018, 7:09 PM
Five Jewish Americans killed in Costa Rica plane crash

Five Jewish Americans killed in Costa Rica plane crash

Five members of Jewish family killed in plane crash while vacationing in Costa Rica.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2018, 2:32 AM
Prime Minister punishes Hotovely, nixes her Czech trip

Prime Minister punishes Hotovely, nixes her Czech trip

Trip to Czech Republic by Deputy Foreign Minister reportedly was scrapped a week after her comments on US Jewry.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/29/2017, 4:46 PM
Watch: Hotovely meets lone soldiers

Watch: Hotovely meets lone soldiers

Amid uproar over her comments on American Jews, Deputy Foreign Minister meets lone soldiers for Thanksgiving dinner.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 11/24/2017, 10:00 PM
Netanyahu: Hotovely's words don't reflect my position

Netanyahu: Hotovely's words don't reflect my position

Prime Minister says in interview he completely rejects Deputy Foreign Minister's remarks on American Jews, urges unity.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2017, 3:38 AM
'American Jewry is dwindling'

'American Jewry is dwindling'

Amidst uproar over Tzipi Hotovely's comments on 'American Jews,' Israeli Chief Rabbi suggests looking at demographic data of American Jewry.Eliran Aharon, 11/23/2017, 10:48 PM
'American Jews are important to me, I didn't mean to offend'

'American Jews are important to me, I didn't mean to offend'

Deputy Foreign Minister speaks to Arutz Sheva about recent controversy over 'American Jews' comments. 'I didn't want message to be hostile.'Nitsan Keidar, 11/23/2017, 10:01 PM
The vanishing American traditional Jew

The vanishing American traditional Jew

The reason for the waning of the Conservative Movement.Rabbi Berel Wein, 11/1/2017, 10:34 PM
'When we're unified, we're unstoppable'

'When we're unified, we're unstoppable'

Watch: Martin Oliner stresses unity in interview for Rosh Hashanah.Eliran Aharon, 9/24/2017, 9:01 AM
'Time for American Jews to pick a side'

'Time for American Jews to pick a side'

Leftist leader calls on American Jews to shun Israeli Consul General over his pro-settlement views.David Rosenberg, 8/27/2017, 9:14 PM
American Jewish actor, comedian Jerry Lewis dead at 91

American Jewish actor, comedian Jerry Lewis dead at 91

Jerry Lewis, comedic legend of the 1950s and 60s, best known for his films 'The Bell Boy' and 'The Nutty Professor' dies at age 91.David Rosenberg, 8/20/2017, 10:27 PM
No change in U.S. Jewish donations to Israeli charities

No change in U.S. Jewish donations to Israeli charities

Online donations platform finds Western Wall and conversion row has had no effect on donations to Israeli charities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/17/2017, 3:05 AM
Is there a future for non-Orthodox American Jewry?

Is there a future for non-Orthodox American Jewry?

New study shows American Jews marrying later or not at all, having fewer children, and intermarrying at a high rate.David Rosenberg, 6/9/2017, 2:59 PM
'The American Jewish community loves Israel'

'The American Jewish community loves Israel'

Strategic adviser Charlie Harary says Diaspora Jews see Israelis as family.Eliran Aharon, 5/10/2017, 4:06 AM
Sisi cautiously optimistic about Israel-PA peace

Sisi cautiously optimistic about Israel-PA peace

Egyptian President meets Jewish leaders, expresses guarded optimism about peace between Arabs and Israel.Ben Ariel, 4/7/2017, 5:41 AM
Jewish leaders meet FBI chief

Jewish leaders meet FBI chief

Leaders of the American Jewish community meet FBI Director Comey amid recent anti-Semitism.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/3/2017, 10:53 PM
Florida Muslim students send flowers to Jewish organizations

Florida Muslim students send flowers to Jewish organizations

Muslim Student Associations of Florida State and Florida A&M universities send flowers to Jewish organizations in show of solidarity.JTA, 3/2/2017, 4:27 AM
Jews supporting torched Tampa mosque $18 at a time

Jews supporting torched Tampa mosque $18 at a time

Jews in Tampa helping repair mosque damaged in arson by making donations in multiples of 18.JTA, 3/1/2017, 3:58 AM
Muslim, Jewish leaders raise Trump ban in congressional meetings

Muslim, Jewish leaders raise Trump ban in congressional meetings

Muslim and Jewish leaders share concerns with lawmakers in Congress about Trump’s recent orders banning entry to refugees.JTA, 2/3/2017, 4:29 AM
Jewish day school coach revives player from opposing team

Jewish day school coach revives player from opposing team

Coach of Chicago-area Jewish day school baseball team revives a member of the opposing team who had collapsed on the bench.JTA, 1/25/2017, 2:58 AM
Rabbis visit Montana to thank local authorities for support

Rabbis visit Montana to thank local authorities for support

Orthodox rabbis from the U.S. and Canada thank Montana officials for their support of the Jewish community.JTA, 1/20/2017, 4:01 AM
Montana neo-Nazi march still on

Montana neo-Nazi march still on

An armed neo-Nazi march to harass a Montana Jewish community will go forward.JTA, 1/5/2017, 3:05 AM
Percentage of Jews in Congress sees slight rise to 5.6 in 2017

Percentage of Jews in Congress sees slight rise to 5.6 in 2017

The number of Jewish lawmakers increased in the newly elected Congress.JTA, 1/4/2017, 6:21 AM
JCC Association names new president

JCC Association names new president

JCC Association of North America taps head of the American fundraising arm of Ben-Gurion University as its new president and CEO.JTA, 12/22/2016, 5:58 AM
Only Orthodox synagogue building in Des Moines to close

Only Orthodox synagogue building in Des Moines to close

The only Orthodox synagogue in Des Moines is selling its building, leaving the city without an Orthodox synagogue.JTA, 12/22/2016, 5:27 AM
Ex-volunteer firefighter suing department for anti-Semitism

Ex-volunteer firefighter suing department for anti-Semitism

Former volunteer firefighter from Southern California is suing his former department alleging anti-Semitism and harassment.JTA, 12/22/2016, 4:56 AM
New Jersey Jews helping Latino family in wake of son's death

New Jersey Jews helping Latino family in wake of son's death

Jewish community in Lakewood providing assistance to the family of a 2-year-old Latino boy who was killed in a tragic accident.JTA, 12/15/2016, 4:00 AM
Jewish head of teachers union defends Keith Ellison

Jewish head of teachers union defends Keith Ellison

Jewish president of a U.S. teachers union comes to the defense of Rep. Keith Ellison.JTA, 12/6/2016, 3:54 AM
Priebus nixes, Jewish groups slam Muslim registry proposal

Priebus nixes, Jewish groups slam Muslim registry proposal

AJC slams the idea of creating a database of Muslims one day after Trump's chief-of-staff said there were no plans to create one.JTA, 11/23/2016, 5:50 AM