US Jewish community looks to defend itself as attacks rise

US Jewish community looks to defend itself as attacks rise

As the number of anti-Semitic incidents rises, twin efforts aim to prevent and recognize shootings, and arm worshipers.Laurent Banguet, AFP, 6/10/2019, 6:24 AM
Maryland suburb of DC to screen anti-Israel film

Maryland suburb of DC to screen anti-Israel film

Jewish community slams 'discriminatory' decision to use taxpayer funds to present 'one-sided, highly biased' anti-Israel film.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 6/10/2019, 6:24 AM
White House invites Jewish leaders over for a talk

White House invites Jewish leaders over for a talk

Trump administration invites Jewish leaders to talk about 'pertinent issues' impacting community.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 4/13/2019, 9:28 PM
Soccer teams ask to change finals ‘to respect Jewish community’

Soccer teams ask to change finals ‘to respect Jewish community’

Presidents of two soccer club finalists for Libertadores cup ask that final match be rescheduled 'to respect our Jewish fans'.JTA - Mordechai Sones, 11/5/2018, 4:02 PM
Latin American Jews support two-state solution, new survey shows

Latin American Jews support two-state solution, new survey shows

Latin American Jewish leaders say internal divisions, community leadership are main problems.JTA, 10/10/2018, 9:38 AM
Open letter to Jewish community from single parent

Open letter to Jewish community from single parent

What we need are genuine invites that convey a desire to spend time with us and make us feel that we are valued members of our community.Lisa Geller, 9/30/2018, 7:39 AM
Jewish community in India mostly unaffected by deadly floods

Jewish community in India mostly unaffected by deadly floods

At least 324 people killed in flooding in southern Indian state of Kerala in what local officials call worst flooding in 100 years.JTA - Mordechai Sones, 8/21/2018, 10:57 PM
General signs order granting Hevron community official status

General signs order granting Hevron community official status

Order establishes official municipal services administration for the Jewish community of Hevron.Ido ben Porat, 8/31/2017, 9:47 AM
'Hurricane Harvey is a disaster larger than Katrina'

'Hurricane Harvey is a disaster larger than Katrina'

Jewish Federation official says Houston Jewish community 'could take years' to recover.JTA, 8/31/2017, 8:06 AM
Nonexistent Jewish community condemns Israel

Nonexistent Jewish community condemns Israel

Chechnya’s Jewish community doesn’t exist — but it’s angry at Israel.JTA, 7/24/2017, 11:36 AM
Jewish community's donation 'renews hope and faith in future'

Jewish community's donation 'renews hope and faith in future'

Jewish community donates soccer field to Italian town devastated by earthquakes.JTA, 7/3/2017, 12:58 PM
DC Jewish community to hold vigil for slain Muslim teen

DC Jewish community to hold vigil for slain Muslim teen

Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington to hold vigil in memory of 17 year old Muslim girl murdered outside her mosque.JTA, 6/20/2017, 7:07 PM
In Muslim Indonesia, tiny Jewish community lives on

In Muslim Indonesia, tiny Jewish community lives on

The modest synagogue on Sulawesi island is the only synagogue in the nation of 255 million people.AFP, 4/27/2017, 7:21 AM
'Dutch Jewish community is unsustainable'

'Dutch Jewish community is unsustainable'

Dutch Jewish leaders claim the future of Jewish life in the Netherlands is grim.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/21/2016, 6:44 PM
Couple trapped in their home in Houston, Texas

Couple trapped in their home in Houston, Texas

Firefighters were called to the scene when neighbors reported smoke billowing out of the elderly Jewish couple's apartment.Haim Lev, 8/21/2016, 12:06 PM
'We need to listen to our children'

'We need to listen to our children'

Rabbi Ari Neuwirth discusses the issue of drug abuse and alcohol among children in the Jewish community, and how to solve it.Uzi Baruch, 6/3/2016, 2:42 AM
Redefining female Jewish leaders in Europe

Redefining female Jewish leaders in Europe

Wives of European rabbis converge in Vienna for a training program about the important role of rebbetzins working alongside their husbands.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/4/2016, 4:21 PM
Police dispatched to Jewish school in Zurich

Police dispatched to Jewish school in Zurich

Zurich police say no indication of criminal action near Jewish schoolShoshana Miskin, 12/17/2015, 12:53 PM
Croatia Returns $4 Million Property to Zagreb Jews

Croatia Returns $4 Million Property to Zagreb Jews

Croatia announces plan to return office building in Zagreb, expropriated from Jews during Holocaust, back to Jewish community.Cynthia Blank, 12/4/2014, 1:13 PM
Latvian Nazi Musical Stirs Jewish Outrage

Latvian Nazi Musical Stirs Jewish Outrage

The Jewish community of Latvia has come out in protest of the musical 'glorifying' Nazi Herbert Cukurs, known as the 'Butcher of Riga'.Cynthia Blank, 10/31/2014, 12:37 PM
Anti-Semitic Party Gains; Hungarian Jews Frantic

Anti-Semitic Party Gains; Hungarian Jews Frantic

Hungarian Jewish community alarmed after election results reveal Jobbik is second largest party in Hungary.Haim Lev, Cynthia Blank, 10/19/2014, 10:20 AM
Ukraine Rabbi: Jewish Men Likely to Be Drafted

Ukraine Rabbi: Jewish Men Likely to Be Drafted

The Ukraine Jewish community was steeling itself for troubled times, said Rabbi Moshe Wasserman, the Chief Rabbi of the country.David Lev, 3/3/2014, 9:26 AM
Duke Apologizes For Expulsion of Gibraltar Jews

Duke Apologizes For Expulsion of Gibraltar Jews

Apology presented by Spanish duke to Jewish community for ancestor's 1474-76 expulsion of Jews from Gibraltar.Ari Yashar, 12/11/2013, 10:47 AM
Belgian Jewish Community Honors US Ambassador

Belgian Jewish Community Honors US Ambassador

Unites States Ambassador to Belgium, Howard Gutman, was honored on Tuesday by the Jewish community in Brussels at a farewell ceremony.Rina Tzvi , 7/7/2013, 11:43 AM
Deal With Iran 'Opens Door to Third Attack'

Deal With Iran 'Opens Door to Third Attack'

Jewish community in Argentina opposes agreement with Iran to investigate 1994 bombing of Jewish institution in Buenos Aires.Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/12/2013, 10:33 AM
Venezuela Reportedly Spying on Jewish Community

Venezuela Reportedly Spying on Jewish Community

The Venezuelan intelligence agency is reportedly targeting and spying on the Jewish community as well as organizations with ties to Israel.Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/31/2013, 3:54 PM
'Hitler' Store Agrees to Name Change

'Hitler' Store Agrees to Name Change

The “Hitler” garment store in India has agreed to change its name due to protests from both the local and international community.Rachel Hirshfeld , 9/4/2012, 1:35 PM
Whiskey Empire Heir Bronfman Returns to His Roots

Whiskey Empire Heir Bronfman Returns to His Roots

Matthew Bronfman, whose grandfather moved to Canada from Moldova and founded a whiskey empire, has gone back to his roots. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/11/2012, 2:38 PM
Exam Board Asks Students to Justify Anti-Semitism

Exam Board Asks Students to Justify Anti-Semitism

One of Britain’s leading exam boards is under fire for asking students to ‘justify’ anti-Semitism, on a national examination. Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/28/2012, 7:10 PM
Gross: 'Very Comforting to Know I'm Not Forgotten'

Gross: 'Very Comforting to Know I'm Not Forgotten'

Alan Gross thanks Jewish community for efforts in attempting to secure his release; Says, "It's very comforting to know I'm not forgotten."Rachel Hirshfeld , 5/25/2012, 1:13 PM