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

Putting US Jewry on notice

The deafening silence on the part of Jews in response to the highly visible profile of other Jews leading the anti-Trump campaign is undeniable. Ron Jager, 12/9/2019, 7:00 AM

Study: American Jewish population rises to 7.5 million

New study out of Brandeis University finds US home to largest number of Jews - roughly 800,000 more than in Israel.Ben Sales, JTA, 10/8/2019, 7:20 AM

American Jewry in total denial

A steady level of violence and hate targeting Jewish people anywhere and everywhere is seemingly quietly condoned and accepted as a daily fact of American life. Ron Jager, 9/5/2019, 5:36 PM

'American Jews are shooting themselves in the foot'

Chairman of Republican party in Israel, Marc Zell, says American Jews' dislike for Trump leading them to support anti-Israel elements.Eliran Aharon, 7/24/2019, 7:19 PM

No more the safe haven, no more the Promised Land

I see no way to put the anti-Jewish genie back in the bottle in the US. The 'Goldene Medina" - the Golden Land - as Jews used to call the USA, is no more.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 6/17/2019, 1:11 AM

The surprising future of American Orthodox Jewry

American Jewry's past is very different from its present state and even less similar to what is predicted for the future. Israeli leaders would do well to pay attention to the change.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 5/26/2019, 1:23 AM

Half of US Jews identified as Democrats in 2018

52% of US Jews identify as Democrats, the largest percentage of any religious group in America.Marcy Oster/JTA, 3/14/2019, 4:36 PM

The Federation’s General Assembly - A squandered opportunity

Rolling into town with PR spin doctors may create a few headlines, but will not produce much substance. Leah Aharoni, 10/21/2018, 11:15 AM

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

Supreme Court Justice recalls ‘very strange Jewish upbringing'

Justice Elena Kagan discusses her 'very strange Jewish upbringing' in family that 'didn't really know what it was.'Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 9/13/2018, 10:08 PM

Trump: I have a personal connection to Judaism

President Trump touts his accomplishments, highlights his 'Jewish connection' in pre-holiday conference call with American Jewish leaders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/6/2018, 8:44 PM

Will American Jews listen to Israelis about Israel?

American Jewish Federation leaders say Diaspora Jews and Israelis 'need to talk' - but are they really interested in open dialogue?Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/23/2018, 5:06 PM

Minister: It's official - More Jews in Israel than US

Immigration Minister confirms that Israel now home to world's largest Jewish community, surpassing the US.David Rosenberg, 7/3/2018, 12:31 PM

Goodbye, Philip

The tragedy of American Jewish writers. Tzvi Fishman, 5/27/2018, 12:08 AM

Woman who led rebuilding of New Orleans synagogue dies

Jackie Gothard, who led rebuilding of New Orleans congregation after Hurricane Katrina, dies at 83.JTA, 5/25/2018, 2:32 PM

Two-State delusion divides American and Israeli Jews

Perhaps Diaspora Jews are alienating Israelis and not vice-versa. Matthew M. Hausman, J.D., 5/24/2018, 3:30 PM

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

A Rust Belt synagogue 'runs out of people' and gathers to bury its past.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2018, 7:09 PM

WZO: Anti-Semitism on the rise in the US

World Zionist Organization survey shows spike in anti-Semitism in the US over past year.Hezki Baruch, 1/1/2018, 10:36 PM

Report: PM considering firing Hotovely

Netanyahu reportedly examining how to legally fire Hotovely following her statements on US Jewry. 'Don't put the government in hot water.'JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/23/2017, 5:52 PM

Left demands Deputy Minister Hotovely's suspension

MKs push PM to suspend Hotovely for comments on American Jews, suggesting Diaspora Jews fail to understand Israel's predicament.Mordechai Sones, 11/23/2017, 3:59 PM

Hotovely clarifies 'American Jews' remarks

MK Hotovely said in interview 'American Jews live comfortably and don't understand Israeli reality.' Prime Minister distances himself.Mordechai Sones, 11/23/2017, 11:23 AM

'The price of loyalty: who's dividing the Jewish people and why'?

Blaming Israel is a convenient weapon to mask failures of the Jewish Establishment.Dr. Moshe Dann, 11/13/2017, 1:41 PM

'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

Shuttered Bronx synagogue becomes a dumping ground

After Bronx synagogue closes down, neighborhood residents dump trash on the property - then complain to municipality.JTA, 7/24/2017, 10:11 AM

'Reform Jews, stay in America and don't interfere here'

Haredi MK praises PM's decision to freeze Western Wall plan, calls on Reform Jews to stay in US - and out of Israeli politics.Haim Lev, 6/27/2017, 12:58 PM

'Relationship with American Jews is strategic'

Foreign Affairs and Defense Chair: 'Connection between American Jewry and State of Israel strategic-to-existential asset; turbo strategic.'Mordechai Sones, 6/13/2017, 7:47 PM

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

American Jewish population rapidly becoming more Orthodox

Pew Center Survey shows rapid climb in the percentage of US Orthodox Jews - and their influence goes beyond their numbers.Shlomo Vile, 12/20/2016, 9:58 AM

4 major Jewish groups to skip Hanukkah party at Trump hotel

Four Jewish organizations will not attend a Hanukkah party co-hosted by the Conference of Presidents at a hotel owned by Donald Trump.JTA, 12/14/2016, 10:21 PM

The day the music died for Jewish American Liberals.

It's always tough to bet on the losing horse, but when you have to realize that your arrogant abetting of an anti-Israel administration has landed you outside the circle, that can lead to PTSD (Post Trump Stress Disorder). Ron Jager, 12/2/2016, 1:40 PM

Taking the BDS battle to summer camps

Former MK Dov Lipman goes on summer camp tour in the US to teach campers about the fight against BDS and its crucial importance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/21/2016, 9:48 AM

American Jews strongly back gay marriage, abortion

Poll finds Jews most libertine religious group in America, more likely to support abortion and gay marriage than those without religion.David Rosenberg, 5/30/2016, 6:30 PM

Watch: Israel honors American Jewry

The Knesset salutes American Jewry's longstanding contribution to Israel.Yoni Kempinski, 5/26/2016, 4:45 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

Middle America Orthodox: Beth Israel in Omaha

Take a map of North America, find the precise center, and you'll find the physical center of Orthodox Judaism in the United States...Hillel Fendel, 3/17/2016, 10:20 PM

US and Canadian Jews' relationship to Israel

Impressions gained on a North American lecture tour. Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 2/25/2016, 9:54 PM

Mixed-up Jews

Israeli Jews are an inconvenience to American Jews. Jack Engelhard, 12/31/2015, 6:08 AM

Should American Jews celebrate Thanksgiving?

Susie Fishbein, bestselling author of 'Kosher By Design' cookbooks, discusses Thanksgiving from a Jewish perspective.Raphael Poch, 11/26/2015, 11:32 AM

'If Reform kept out, US Jews drop Israel support'

US Jewish coalition visits to pressure Israel to create non-observant 'alternatives' to Chief Rabbinate; 'Judaism a universal matter.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2015, 8:43 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

Anti-Semitism Rampant on US College Campuses

54% of Jewish American students experienced anti-Semitism in 2014 - regardless of denomination and affiliation.Tova Dvorin, 2/24/2015, 8:07 PM

Changes in American Jewish Identity

Interview with Professor of Jewish Social Policy, Steven M. Cohen: Fewer people today regard being Jewish as a matter of norms and obligations.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 11/17/2014, 1:47 PM

Letter Urges Schools to Protect Jewish Students

14 organizations unite to send letter calling on US colleges and universities to protect Jewish students from anti-Semitic harassment.Cynthia Blank , 10/1/2014, 11:00 PM