Only Orthodox synagogue building in Des Moines to closeThe only Orthodox synagogue in Des Moines is selling its building, leaving the city without an Orthodox synagogue.
Ex-volunteer firefighter suing department for anti-SemitismFormer volunteer firefighter from Southern California is suing his former department alleging anti-Semitism and harassment.
New Jersey Jews helping Latino family in wake of son's deathJewish community in Lakewood providing assistance to the family of a 2-year-old Latino boy who was killed in a tragic accident.
Jewish head of teachers union defends Keith EllisonJewish president of a U.S. teachers union comes to the defense of Rep. Keith Ellison.
Priebus nixes, Jewish groups slam Muslim registry proposalAJC 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.
Jewish groups urge post-election discussion at Shabbat dinnersJewish organizations encourage young Jews to use Shabbat dinner as a way to promote dialogue about the results of the presidential election.
Study: Half of Boston Jews do not identify with a denominationNew study finds half the Jews in Greater Boston do not identify with a denomination, a higher proportion than the national average.
Clinton's Jewish outreach director moving to IsraelSarah Bard, the Jewish outreach director for the campaign of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, moving to Israel.
Jewish doves and hawks each see Senate candidate go downA liberal favorite and a leading critic of the Iran deal both fell short on Election Day.
Jewish groups call on Trump to unite the countryAmerican Jewish groups call on president-elect to serve as a uniting force.
Election 2016: The top Jewish moments of a delirious campaignThis presidential campaign has made Jewish history, for reasons good and bad.
World Series ignites old passions in Judea and SamariaThe Chicago Cubs are facing the Cleveland Indians in a historic World Series, and American Jews in Judea and Samaria care.
Muslim-Jewish Halloween costume goes viralPhoto of two teenage girls who dressed up for Halloween as the superhero team "The Juslims" has gone viral.
Former pitcher fires back at liberal Jewish criticsCurt Schilling says liberal Jewish leaders who criticized his comments on Jews and Democrats are “clowns”.
Among Cleveland’s Orthodox voters, reluctance reignsFew Orthodox Jews in Cleveland are enthusiastic about the presidential election.
5 top Clinton donors are JewishA tally of the fundraising for the campaign to elect Hillary Clinton president shows that the top five donors are Jewish.
New York Jewish newspaper endorses ClintonFor the first time in its history, The Jewish Week of New York endorses a presidential candidate - the Democratic one.
Clinton: When Peres spoke it was like listening to a psalmDemocratic presidential nominee speaks with Jewish leaders ahead of Rosh Hashanah, reaffirms her commitment to Israel.
Staples hires Boston Jewish community leader as CEOStaples appoints longtime Boston Jewish community leader Shira Goodman as president and CEO.
Why Israeli Jews lean to the right and American Jews to the leftStudy reveals wide gaps between Israeli and American Jews on religiosity, politics, Palestinian statehood, and the US-Israel relationship.
Obama: Jewish role in civil rights can inspire healingPresident Obama speaks to rabbis in a pre-High Holidays call.
Kim Kardashian calls for help for Jewish cancer patientKim Kardashian joins the drive to find a bone marrow donor for 31-year-old Jew in Los Angeles.
50% of donations to Clinton campaign come from Jews50% of donations to Hillary Clinton’s campaign come from Jewish contributors, according to a new study.
Security officials urge business-as-usual for Jewish holidaysUS security officials and Jewish community leaders prepare for Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur in the face of rising terror threat.
Erdogan meets American Jewish leadersTurkish President discusses Turkey-Israel relations with Jewish-American leaders in New York.
'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.
Poll: Clinton leads over Trump among JewsHillary Clinton has a 42-point advantage over Donald Trump among Jewish voters, according to new poll.
‘Great Schlep’ creators write anti-Trump musicalGroup that created a Jewish initiative that promoted Obama’s presidential run in 2008, writes an anti-Donald Trump musical.
Two Jewish brothers recall their journey to the NFLFrom matzo balls to footballs, two Jewish brothers recall their journey to the NFL.
Republican giver says Jewish ire forced him to drop TrumpProminent Jewish Republican donor no longer backing Donald Trump, saying his support made him unpopular in Seattle’s Jewish community.
US envoy's son has bar mitzvah at his ancestors' shul in PragueU.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic celebrates son’s bar mitzvah in synagogue that his ancestors attended before the Holocaust.
Poll: Most Florida Jews support ClintonThe vast majority of Florida Jews will vote for Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump, but Orthodox Jews overwhelmingly support Trump.
3 roles that could define Clinton's relations with the JewsExamining what Clinton says and does, and how she makes policy, helps make clear her relationship to Israel and to Jewish Americans.
Jewish woman sues county for pulling job offer over ShabbatOrthodox Jewish woman sues Dallas County for allegedly rescinding a job offer over her Shabbat observance.
Jewish Navy SEAL wins GOP primary for Missouri governorEric Greitens, a Jewish former Navy SEAL, wins the Republican Party primary for Missouri governor.
Does Jewish historian's rejection of Zionism signal trend?Polls show that young Jews are growing more critical of Israeli policy. What to do?
Ex-RI Democratic Party chief and close friend of Clintons diesMark Weiner, prominent Rhode Island Democratic fundraiser and close friend of the Clintons, dies at 62.
88-year-old rabbi injured at Coast Guard can sue governmentFederal court ruling will allow an 88-year-old New York rabbi to proceed with a negligence lawsuit against the U.S. government.
Democrats scramble for unique message that appeals to JewsDemocrats acknowledge that targeted messaging is a challenge for Jewish voters, particularly young Jewish voters.
Detroit advocacy group merging with American Jewish CommitteeJewish Community Relations Council of Metropolitan Detroit merges with the American Jewish Committee.
RV association fires Jewish couple who wrote book opposing TrumpJewish husband and wife fired from their job promoting RV travel after writing a book opposing Donald Trump.
Jewish man who served in 3 countries' air forces dies at 92Nathan "Gino" Narboni, who volunteered to fly a combat plane during Israel's War of Independence, dies at 92.
In Little Rock, woman finds her true faith, Jewish familyDiscovering a Jewish past of which she was wholly unaware, Danette Devlin of Little Rock, Arkansas, has also found family.
Beinart joins Jews confronting IDF in HevronDozens of American Jews demonstrate against Israel's presence in Judea and Samaria.
INTO THE FRAY: Israel and US liberal JewsThe 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.
Republican convention will be short on Jews, long on mysteryTracking prominent Jewish GOPers and Jewish organizational representatives attending the Republican National Convention.
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?
US Jewish leaders briefed after ISIS 'kill list' includes JewsSome 200 Jewish leaders join conference call for security briefing following alarming revelations.
Open Orthodox synagogue elects all-female boardOhio congregation becomes what is perhaps the first synagogue calling itself Orthodox to elect an all-female slate of officers.
Jewish groups mourn police, urge reform after Dallas shootingsJewish organizations voice anguish over the violence in Dallas that claimed the lives of five police officers.
Oldest American dies at 113 -- a month away from birthdayThe oldest American, Goldie Michelson of Worcester, Massachusetts, dies at the age of 113 and 11 months.
Man charged with threatening a synagogue in Kansas City40-year-old A charged with threatening a synagogue in suburban Overland Park.
'Reverse Birthright' gives Israelis a look at America's JewsIsraeli graduate students particiapte in a 10-day trip to get to know American Jews.
Security threat to Kansas City Jewish community 'resolved'Security threat to the Jewish community of Kansas City "resolved" by local law enforcement.
Slamming Muslim ban, Jewish Republicans still split on TrumpJewish Republicans criticizing Trump for his call to ban Muslim immigration, but few Jewish supporters are reconsidering their endorsement.
25-year-old Jewish woman could become youngest in CongressErin Schrode may become the youngest person in the House of Representatives and the youngest woman ever elected to Congress.
We need to put the Yizkor back into Memorial DayJewish Federations of North America president opines that American Memorial Day should be more like Israel's Memorial Day.