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A renowned Judaica artist is bidding farewell to NYC

After 46 years in a Chelsea loft, David Klass, a renowned Judaica artist says goodbye to NYC.

A renowned Judaica artist is bidding farewell to NYC

How Zabar’s, New York City’s iconic Jewish grocery, got its start

In 1934, a Jewish immigrant couple rented a counter at a food market. They later grew into one of NYC's iconic Jewish-owned grocery stores.

How Zabar’s, iconic New York City Jewish grocery, got its start

This Jewish food influencer is just 20, but has millions of followers

Food influencer Eitan Bernath has millions of followers, is the CEO of his own company and has a new cookbook — all at age 20.

This Jewish food influencer is 20, but has millions of followers

Diaspora Jews tell Moses to get lost

I am talking about your average assimilated, Haredi, or Modern Orthodox Jew. Washington D.C. is their capital, America their homeland.Op-ed.

Diaspora Jews tell Moses to get lost

Birthright aims to bring American Jews to Israel's tech sector

With Israel's tech industry facing shortage of workers, Birthright launches program to bring young American Jews to Israeli tech sector.

Birthright aims to bring American Jews to Israel's tech sector

American rabbis come out against conversion reform

After Min. Kahana visits US, rabbis from major American Jewish organizations warn conversion reform will 'divide Israelis even further.'

American rabbis come out against conversion reform

Study: American Jews perceive US Democrats becoming increasingly more critical of Israel

Survey finds over half of American Jews believe Democratic party becoming less supportive of Israel.

American Jews see Democrats as increasingly critical of Israel

BBYO holds largest Jewish gathering since the COVID pandemic

Over 3,000 teenagers from 40 countries attend largest Jewish gathering since the beginning of the pandemic.

BBYO holds largest Jewish gathering since the COVID pandemic

Have we lost Canada?

Calling people racis - that’s American business, exclusively. Or used to be. Has Canada learned from the USA? Op-ed.

Have we lost Canada?

AJC releases Arabic video exploring history of American Jews

Animated film explores the “history and diversity” of the American Jewish community for an Arabic language audience.

AJC releases Arabic video exploring history of American Jews

After Colleyville, American Jews still remain hostage to the narrative

Ultimately, the most dangerous false narrative for Jews is the one we tell ourselves, but Coleyville can be a force for change. Op-ed.

After Colleyville, US Jews are still hostage to the narrative

The hasid who made linens popular and fashionable

Ben Barber, who owns a leading textile company, tells Israel National News his secret to success.

The hasid who made linens popular and fashionableplayer

Will American Jews learn anything from the Colleyville Jihad?

Too many worship a pernicious leftist doctrine via multiculturalism; a feel-good measure which comes at the expense of all US Jews. Op-ed.

Will American Jews learn anything from the Colleyville Jihad?

Anti-Semitism: The numbers don’t lie

For those, Jews included, who don’t believe that Jew-hatred has become a threat in America, a look at the data may be a wake-up call. Op-ed.

Anti-Semitism: The numbers don’t lie

Look what’s coming to America

He was known to be trouble before he terrorized four Jews in a Texas Temple, but everyone can get into America today. Op-ed.

Look what’s coming to America

In Berkeley, a group of Jews wants to found an urban moshav

The first urban Jewish co-housing project in the US takes shape in Berkeley, California.

In Berkeley, a group of Jews wants to found an urban moshav

Is the USA really going to draft women?

Fighting to lose -- Will GOP devotion to Jimmy Carter's Selective-Service legacy prove lethal for American women?

Is the USA really going to draft women?

In Montana, a Jewish community seeks to buy back its synagogue

Jewish community in Helena, Montana seeks to buy back synagogue building sold for $1 in the 1930s.

In Montana, a Jewish community seeks to buy back its synagogue

New survey shows young Jews among those thriving least religiously

National survey on youth and religion raises concern about Gen-Z Jews — and questions about how to understand them.

Survey shows young Jews among those thriving least religiously

Major League Judaism

Maybe we can borrow a few metaphors from baseball to help America Jews understand that Judaism in the Diaspora is the Little Leagues.

Major League Judaism

The baleful consequences of failing to deal with Islamist extremism

The West is like the apocryphal frog being uncomprehendingly boiled in the pot. In Britain, France and America, the heat is rising. Op-ed.

The baleful consequences of not dealing with Islamist extremism

Shrimp to Shofar, Jews are waiting

Seldom are our fellow Jews offended by us reaching out to them. Op-ed.

Shrimp to Shofar, Jews are waiting

Is America doomed?

A patriotic American Jew bemoans the state the country finds itself in. Op-ed.

Is America doomed?

Dr. Fauci must apologize for comments on Hasidic Jews

Singling out Hasidic Jews is not only racist, it is also incorrect and misleading, let alone the consquences it might have. Op-ed..

Dr. Fauci must apologize for comments on Hasidic Jews

American salsa musician Larry 'The Marvelous Jew' Harlow dies at 82

Influential piano player had a 50-year career in which he recorded and produced many albums and and was nominated for a Grammy.

American salsa musician Larry 'The Marvelous Jew' Harlow dies

Report: Corporate America receives failing grade on anti-Semitism

Antisemitism in Corporate American 2021 survey concludes corporate America must do more to combat Jew-hatred.

Report: Corporate America gets failing grade on anti-Semitism

The Jews of Key West: Making a home again in Margaritaville

Low crime, high tourism, and a quiet life: Why some Jews from New York, Chicago, and northern Florida are looking into Key West.

The Jews of Key West: Making a home again in Margaritaville

American Jews should stand with Iran’s protesters

We have to speak with one voice for freedom and support of innocents in Iran who want to liberate the country from a repressive regime.Op-ed

American Jews should stand with Iran’s protesters

In America, Corbyn won

When push came to shove, the UK Jewish establishment stood up for the Jews, turning its back on progressive intersectional slogans. Op-ed.

In America, Corbyn won

Jewish orgs struggle to curb anti-Israel extremism among young American Jews

With growing numbers of young American Jews believing Israel is 'genocidal' and an 'apartheid state', Jewish groups work to curb radicalism.

Jewish orgs struggle to curb anti-Israel extremism among US Jews

Survey: A quarter of US Jews agree that Israel ‘is an apartheid state’

Growing number of American Jews, especially younger Jews, say Israel is committing 'genocide' and doesn't deserve to exist.

Poll: A quarter of US Jews believe Israel is an apartheid state

ADL CEO: The progressive left has an anti-Semitism problem

For the first time, the CEO of the ADL talks about the rising levels of anti-Semitism on the American left.

ADL CEO: The progressive left has an anti-Semitism problem

Study: US Jews are getting younger

The median age of American Jews has dropped from 52 to 48 since 2013.

Study: US Jews are getting younger

The Conversation that dares not speak Its name

With all the challenges confronting people of color in America, why scapegoat Israel, half of whose inhabitants are Jews of color? Op-ed.

The Conversation that dares not speak Its name

75% of US Jews fear anti-Semitism more following Gaza conflict

10% of American Jews back the anti-Israel BDS movement, new poll finds.

75% of US Jews fear anti-Semitism more following Gaza conflict

Ilhan Omar is a wakeup call for American Jews

A new generation is upon us; people who know and care nothing about Judeo/Christian values. They keep coming and are getting elected.Op-ed

Ilhan Omar is a wakeup call for American Jews

American Jews give Biden 70% approval rating

New survey shows 55% approve of how US Pres. Biden is handling Iran, while 32% disapprove.

American Jews give Biden 70% approval rating

Where, O Where have Biden's little Jews gone?

The influence of Jews in the US is over. Candidates take one look at Democrat Jews and don’t bother. Op-ed.

Where, O Where have Biden's little Jews gone?

ADL: Attacks against Jews “more drastic…more dangerous”

ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt appearing on PBS show sounds the alarm over the "brazenness" of recent violent assaults on American Jews.

ADL: Attacks against Jews “more drastic…more dangerous”

Newest Pew survey shows US Jewish demographic may be diversifying

Just 3% of US Jews were born in Israel or have a parent who was born in Israel, newest Pew study shows.

Newest Pew survey shows US Jews may be diversifying