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'Threat of imminent attack on US Jews is real'

Deputy Homeland Security Secretary paints grim picture of Jewish communities' vulnerability to terrorism, says leaders not doing enough.Ron Kampeas, Thursday, 3:24 PM

Poll: Clinton leads over Trump among Jews

Hillary Clinton has a 42-point advantage over Donald Trump among Jewish voters, according to new poll.Ben Ariel, 9/14/2016, 5:15 AM

‘Great Schlep’ creators write anti-Trump musical

Group that created a Jewish initiative that promoted Obama’s presidential run in 2008, writes an anti-Donald Trump musical.JTA, 9/2/2016, 3:49 AM

2 Jewish brothers recall their journey to the NFL

From matzo balls to footballs, two Jewish brothers recall their journey to the NFL.Victor Wishna, 9/2/2016, 2:56 AM

Giver forced to drop Trump due to Jewish ire?

Prominent Jewish Republican donor no longer backing Donald Trump, saying his support made him unpopular in Seattle’s Jewish community.JTA, 8/31/2016, 5:04 AM

US envoy's son has bar mitzvah in Prague

U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic celebrates son’s bar mitzvah in synagogue that his ancestors attended before the Holocaust.JTA, 8/29/2016, 5:44 AM

Poll: Most Florida Jews support Clinton

The vast majority of Florida Jews will vote for Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump, but Orthodox Jews overwhelmingly support Trump.Ben Ariel, 8/29/2016, 5:42 AM

Roles that could define Clinton's-Jews relations

Examining what Clinton says and does, and how she makes policy, helps make clear her relationship to Israel and to Jewish Americans.Ron Kampeas, 8/17/2016, 12:47 AM

Jewish woman sues county for pulling job offer

Orthodox Jewish woman sues Dallas County for allegedly rescinding a job offer over her Shabbat observance.JTA, 8/15/2016, 4:10 AM

Jewish Navy SEAL wins GOP primary for Missouri

Eric Greitens, a Jewish former Navy SEAL, wins the Republican Party primary for Missouri governor.JTA, 8/4/2016, 5:35 AM

Is historian's rejection of Zionism a trend?

Polls show that young Jews are growing more critical of Israeli policy. What to do?Ben Sales, 8/2/2016, 11:49 PM

Ex-RI Democratic Party chief dies

Mark Weiner, prominent Rhode Island Democratic fundraiser and close friend of the Clintons, dies at 62.JTA, 7/28/2016, 2:57 AM

Rabbi injured at Coast Guard can sue government

Federal court ruling will allow an 88-year-old New York rabbi to proceed with a negligence lawsuit against the U.S. government.JTA, 7/27/2016, 4:32 AM

Democrats scramble for message to Jews

Democrats acknowledge that targeted messaging is a challenge for Jewish voters, particularly young Jewish voters.Ron Kampeas, 7/27/2016, 3:40 AM

Detroit advocacy group merging with AJC

Jewish Community Relations Council of Metropolitan Detroit merges with the American Jewish Committee.JTA, 7/22/2016, 4:39 AM

Couple fired after writing book opposing Trump

Jewish husband and wife fired from their job promoting RV travel after writing a book opposing Donald Trump.JTA, 7/20/2016, 3:57 AM

Jew who served in 3 countries' air forces dies

Nathan "Gino" Narboni, who volunteered to fly a combat plane during Israel's War of Independence, dies at 92.JTA, 7/20/2016, 3:25 AM

In Little Rock, woman finds her Jewish family

Discovering a Jewish past of which she was wholly unaware, Danette Devlin of Little Rock, Arkansas, has also found family.Hillel Kuttler, 7/19/2016, 2:48 AM

Beinart joins Jews confronting IDF in Hevron

Dozens of American Jews demonstrate against Israel's presence in Judea and Samaria.Andrew Tobin, 7/18/2016, 3:40 AM

INTO THE FRAY: Israel and US liberal Jews

The real reasons for the rift: Incredibly, according to Israel’s “liberal” detractors,  the only remedy for Israel’s “democracy deficit” is to establish yet another Muslim-majority tyranny.Dr. Martin Sherman, 7/15/2016, 8:21 AM

Republican convention long on mystery

Tracking prominent Jewish GOPers and Jewish organizational representatives attending the Republican National Convention.Ron Kampeas, 7/13/2016, 6:30 AM

After Elie Wiesel, can anyone unite American Jews?

Following Elie Wiesel's, is the American Jewish community too divided to unite under any one person’s moral voice?Ben Sales, 7/12/2016, 12:53 AM

US Jewish leaders briefed on ISIS Jewish kill list

Some 200 Jewish leaders join conference call for security briefing following alarming revelations.JTA, 7/11/2016, 10:29 PM

Open Orthodox synagogue elects all-female board

Ohio congregation becomes what is perhaps the first synagogue calling itself Orthodox to elect an all-female slate of officers.JTA, 7/11/2016, 5:34 AM

Jewish groups urge reform after Dallas shootings

Jewish organizations voice anguish over the violence in Dallas that claimed the lives of five police officers.JTA, 7/11/2016, 4:54 AM

Oldest American dies at 113

The oldest American, Goldie Michelson of Worcester, Massachusetts, dies at the age of 113 and 11 months.JTA, 7/11/2016, 3:03 AM

Man charged with threatening Kansas City synagogue

40-year-old A charged with threatening a synagogue in suburban Overland Park.Ben Ariel, 6/27/2016, 4:14 AM

'Reverse Birthright' looks at America's Jews

Israeli graduate students particiapte in a 10-day trip to get to know American Jews.Ben Sales, 6/24/2016, 1:04 AM

Security threat to KC Jewish community 'resolved'

Security threat to the Jewish community of Kansas City "resolved" by local law enforcement.JTA, 6/16/2016, 4:01 AM

Jewish Republicans still split on Trump

Jewish Republicans criticizing Trump for his call to ban Muslim immigration, but few Jewish supporters are reconsidering their endorsement.Ben Sales, 6/15/2016, 2:19 AM

25-year-old Jew could become youngest in Congress

Erin Schrode may become the youngest person in the House of Representatives and the youngest woman ever elected to Congress.Gabe Friedman, 6/1/2016, 1:06 AM

We need to put the Yizkor back into Memorial Day

Jewish Federations of North America president opines that American Memorial Day should be more like Israel's Memorial Day.Jerry Silverman, 5/27/2016, 2:29 AM

Watch: Lag Ba'Omer celebration shows Jewish unity

Jewish Americans say Meron bonfire is the "craziest" they've ever seen.Eliran Aharon, 5/26/2016, 5:42 AM

What's the future of American Jewry?

Knesset Committee holds hearing on the symbiosis between Israel and American Jews - and how one can save the other.Uzi Baruch, 5/25/2016, 7:07 PM

Hikind honors leader for bridging of communities

NY Assemblyman honors local leader Abu Naser Khaliquzzaman for his dedication to bridging Jewish and Muslim communities., 5/20/2016, 4:45 AM

Jewish groups join efforts to defend Muslims

Jewish groups join efforts to stop anti-Muslim discrimination in the United States.JTA, 5/13/2016, 2:30 AM

Auschwitz survivor and NY Jewish leader dies at 92

Ernest (Ernie) Michel, who survived Auschwitz and a forced death march, dies at 92.JTA, 5/10/2016, 5:00 AM

How Jews voted in New York

Some scant concrete data about how Jews voted in the presidential primaries in New York.Uriel Heilman, 4/21/2016, 12:53 AM

Prominent Jews hosting Cruz fundraiser

About half of the sponsors of a New York fundraiser for Ted Cruz’ are prominent pro-Israel and Republican Jewish figures.JTA, 4/19/2016, 3:07 AM

Bill Clinton stumps for Hillary at nursing home

Former President visits RiverSpring Health senior care home in the Bronx to discuss his wife's record on Israel.JTA, 4/12/2016, 2:53 AM

Fearing Trump, Republican Jews give Cruz look

American Jews come away from Las Vegas event with more knowledge about Ted Cruz.Ron Kampeas, 4/12/2016, 1:10 AM

American Jews have unfavorable view of Trump, Cruz

New Gallup poll finds 72 percent of Jewish Americans have an unfavorable view of Cruz and Trump.Ben Ariel, Canada, 3/26/2016, 1:07 AM

Mezuzah stolen from Manhattan home

Rabbi says New York police refused to process a complaint after a mezuzah was stolen from his Manhattan home, claims he is not the first.Ben Shaul, Shoshana Miskin, 3/17/2016, 4:06 PM

Egyptian President meets American Jewish leaders

President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi has productive discussion with the leaders of the Conference of Presidents.Ben Ariel, 2/12/2016, 3:43 AM

American Jewry must fight against ignorance

Veteran US-Jewish leader Malcolm Hoenlein on building bridges between Israel and US Jews, fighting ignorance, and a fateful US election.Ari Soffer, 2/7/2016, 9:57 PM

Samaria activist takes on Jewish BDS supporters

'When some Jews start solely accusing Israel, then something bad is happening to them,' Ezri Tubi charges in latest pro-Israel clip.Cynthia Blank, 11/12/2015, 1:10 PM

Americans less religious; mixed news for Jews

Religious practices nationwide on the decline - but Jewish observance on the rise, report indicates.Tova Dvorin, 11/4/2015, 10:55 AM

Jeb Bush Enlists Jewish Support Team

Prominent US Jews, including former Congressman Eric Cantor, will help the presidential candidate raise funds from within Jewish community.Cynthia Blank, 9/27/2015, 2:15 PM

Leading US-Jewish Org: 'We Must Unite'

Conference of Presidents calls for unity for the "day after," essentially conceding in the fight against the Obama-Iran nuclear deal.Hillel Fendel, 9/13/2015, 4:18 AM

Obama 'Ready to Meet with Netanyahu'

In annual phone call with American rabbis, President Obama says he's ready to meet Israel's PM at the UN General Assembly.Ben Ariel, 9/11/2015, 6:16 AM

Biden: Iran Deal Makes Israel Safer

Vice President meets Jewish leaders in south Florida, says he is confident nuclear deal would halt Iran's capability to develop a bomb.Elad Benari, 9/6/2015, 6:39 AM

Dialoguing While Drifting Apart: American Jews and Israel

Why the average American Jew still supports Obama.Dr. Chaim Charles Cohen, 8/25/2015, 10:42 PM

Obama to Address North American Jews on Iran Deal

President Obama to participate in a live webcast on Iran deal with Jews from the United States and Canada.Ben Ariel, Canada, 8/21/2015, 8:49 PM

Schindler Producer Rejects Support of Iran Deal

Gerald Molen responds to Hollywood Jews who expressed support for Iran deal, argues Iran cannot be trusted.Ben Ariel, 8/17/2015, 4:12 AM

'Iran Deal Makes it Easier to Fight Terror'

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz tells American Jews that the nuclear deal makes it easier to confront Iran's support for terrorism.Elad Benari, 8/14/2015, 6:12 AM

Prominent Hollywood Jews Support Iran Deal

98 prominent members of the LA Jewish community, most with ties to Hollywood, release open letter supporting the nuclear agreement.Ben Ariel, 8/14/2015, 4:43 AM

Even American Jews Oppose Iran Deal, by 2-1 Margin

Survey shows that 45% of Jews oppose (22% in favor). Americans in general are even more opposed.Hillel Fendel, 8/11/2015, 10:37 AM