Only Orthodox synagogue building in Des Moines to close

Only Orthodox synagogue building in Des Moines to close

The only Orthodox synagogue in Des Moines is selling its building, leaving the city without an Orthodox synagogue.JTA, 12/22/2016, 5:27 AM
Ex-volunteer firefighter suing department for anti-Semitism

Ex-volunteer firefighter suing department for anti-Semitism

Former volunteer firefighter from Southern California is suing his former department alleging anti-Semitism and harassment.JTA, 12/22/2016, 4:56 AM
New Jersey Jews helping Latino family in wake of son's death

New Jersey Jews helping Latino family in wake of son's death

Jewish community in Lakewood providing assistance to the family of a 2-year-old Latino boy who was killed in a tragic accident.JTA, 12/15/2016, 4:00 AM
Jewish head of teachers union defends Keith Ellison

Jewish head of teachers union defends Keith Ellison

Jewish president of a U.S. teachers union comes to the defense of Rep. Keith Ellison.JTA, 12/6/2016, 3:54 AM
Priebus nixes, Jewish groups slam Muslim registry proposal

Priebus nixes, Jewish groups slam Muslim registry proposal

AJC 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.JTA, 11/23/2016, 5:50 AM
Jewish groups urge post-election discussion at Shabbat dinners

Jewish groups urge post-election discussion at Shabbat dinners

Jewish organizations encourage young Jews to use Shabbat dinner as a way to promote dialogue about the results of the presidential election.JTA, 11/22/2016, 3:58 AM
Study: Half of Boston Jews do not identify with a denomination

Study: Half of Boston Jews do not identify with a denomination

New study finds half the Jews in Greater Boston do not identify with a denomination, a higher proportion than the national average.JTA, 11/18/2016, 3:58 AM
Clinton's Jewish outreach director moving to Israel

Clinton's Jewish outreach director moving to Israel

Sarah Bard, the Jewish outreach director for the campaign of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, moving to Israel.JTA, 11/15/2016, 4:20 AM
Jewish doves and hawks each see Senate candidate go down

Jewish doves and hawks each see Senate candidate go down

A liberal favorite and a leading critic of the Iran deal both fell short on Election Day.JTA, 11/10/2016, 4:59 AM
Jewish groups call on Trump to unite the country

Jewish groups call on Trump to unite the country

American Jewish groups call on president-elect to serve as a uniting force.JTA, 11/10/2016, 2:59 AM
The top Jewish moments of a delirious campaign

The top Jewish moments of a delirious campaign

This presidential campaign has made Jewish history, for reasons good and bad.Josefin Dolsten, 11/2/2016, 1:45 AM
World Series ignites old passions in Judea,Samaria

World Series ignites old passions in Judea,Samaria

The Chicago Cubs are facing the Cleveland Indians in a historic World Series, and American Jews in Judea and Samaria care.Andrew Tobin, 11/1/2016, 11:54 PM
Muslim-Jewish Halloween costume goes viral

Muslim-Jewish Halloween costume goes viral

Photo of two teenage girls who dressed up for Halloween as the superhero team "The Juslims" has gone viral.JTA, 11/1/2016, 2:20 AM
Former pitcher fires back at Jewish critics

Former pitcher fires back at Jewish critics

Curt Schilling says liberal Jewish leaders who criticized his comments on Jews and Democrats are “clowns”.Ben Ariel and JTA, 10/28/2016, 4:14 AM
Reluctance among Cleveland’s Orthodox voters

Reluctance among Cleveland’s Orthodox voters

Few Orthodox Jews in Cleveland are enthusiastic about the presidential election.Ben Sales, 10/28/2016, 1:52 AM
5 top Clinton donors are Jewish

5 top Clinton donors are Jewish

A tally of the fundraising for the campaign to elect Hillary Clinton president shows that the top five donors are Jewish.JTA, 10/27/2016, 3:40 AM
New York Jewish newspaper endorses Clinton

New York Jewish newspaper endorses Clinton

For the first time in its history, The Jewish Week of New York endorses a presidential candidate - the Democratic one.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/11/2016, 11:15 PM
Clinton: Peres spoke like a psalm

Clinton: Peres spoke like a psalm

Democratic presidential nominee speaks with Jewish leaders ahead of Rosh Hashanah, reaffirms her commitment to Israel.Elad Benari, 9/30/2016, 3:43 AM
Staples hires Jewish leader as CEO

Staples hires Jewish leader as CEO

Staples appoints longtime Boston Jewish community leader Shira Goodman as president and CEO.JTA, 9/29/2016, 5:19 AM
Israeli Jews lean right, American Jews left

Israeli Jews lean right, American Jews left

Study reveals wide gaps between Israeli and American Jews on religiosity, politics, Palestinian statehood, and the US-Israel relationship.David Rosenberg, 9/28/2016, 1:27 PM
Obama: Jewish civil rights role can inspire

Obama: Jewish civil rights role can inspire

President Obama speaks to rabbis in a pre-High Holidays call.JTA, 9/28/2016, 3:59 AM
Kardashian calls for help for cancer patient

Kardashian calls for help for cancer patient

Kim Kardashian joins the drive to find a bone marrow donor for 31-year-old Jew in Los Angeles.JTA, 9/28/2016, 3:14 AM
50% of donations to Clinton come from Jews

50% of donations to Clinton come from Jews

50% of donations to Hillary Clinton’s campaign come from Jewish contributors, according to a new study.Arutz Sheva Staff , 9/27/2016, 10:16 PM
Officials urge business-as-usual for holidays

Officials urge business-as-usual for holidays

US security officials and Jewish community leaders prepare for Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur in the face of rising terror threat.JTA, 9/26/2016, 2:47 PM
Erdogan meets American Jewish leaders

Erdogan meets American Jewish leaders

Turkish President discusses Turkey-Israel relations with Jewish-American leaders in New York.Ben Ariel, 9/23/2016, 3:13 AM
'Threat of imminent attack on US Jews is real'

'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, 9/22/2016, 3:24 PM
Poll: Clinton leads over Trump among Jews

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

‘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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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 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

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

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

'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 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 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

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

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