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Chicago Jews train to defend synagogues responsibly

Chicago Jews train to defend synagogues responsibly

CCL Shul Members aims to train Jewish carry license holders to bear arms responsibly, praying they will not be needed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/01/2020 09:28
2/3 of Americans now believe Jews face discrimination in US

2/3 of Americans now believe Jews face discrimination in US

Pew survey shows massive increase in number of Americans who believe Jews face discrimination in the US.David Rosenberg, 21/04/2019 15:42
‘Heil Hitler’ written on Jewish family’s Vegas home

‘Heil Hitler’ written on Jewish family’s Vegas home

Jewish woman says she was already planning on immigrating to Israel when the anti-Semitic attack happened.JTA, 09/11/2018 12:55
Poll: Public believes Israeli government disparaging US Jews

Poll: Public believes Israeli government disparaging US Jews

Poll on Israel-Diaspora relations finds almost half of the public believes Netanyahu not doing enough to strengthen ties with US Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/10/2018 21:02
Trump: I have a personal connection to Judaism

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, 06/09/2018 20:44
Study: Large numbers of Jews at each end of religious spectrum

Study: Large numbers of Jews at each end of religious spectrum

Nearly half of US Jews don’t identify with organized religion, study finds.JTA, 30/08/2018 09:15
Interview:  American Jewry's challenges

Interview: American Jewry's challenges

Dr. Steven Bayme, Director of Contemporary Jewish Life at AJC: “The resurgence of Orthodoxy is one of the great success stories of American Jewry."Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 20/07/2018 07:03
Most US Jews believe in G-d, but don’t think G-d judges them

Most US Jews believe in G-d, but don’t think G-d judges them

Poll finds most US Jews believe in 'some higher power' rather than the Biblical G-d.JTA, 26/04/2018 19:41
Labor party leader attacks PM Netanyahu while visiting US

Labor party leader attacks PM Netanyahu while visiting US

Labor leader Avi Gabbay says US Jews contribute to Israel's security, slams PM Netanyahu for 'abandoning' relationship with them.Hezki Baruch, 29/11/2017 12:56
'Hotovely is brave, she attacked no one and hurt no one'

'Hotovely is brave, she attacked no one and hurt no one'

Sderot Hesder Yeshiva dean says critics of Deputy FM Hotovely 'only want to censure the government.'Ido Ben Porat, 24/11/2017 12:52
Reform 'are turning a holy place into a political dispute'

Reform 'are turning a holy place into a political dispute'

Deputy FM Hotovely says US Jews lead ‘comfortable’ lives, don’t serve in the military. PM Netanyahu: Hotovely's opinion isn't Israel's.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/11/2017 10:28
Reaction to Lenny the hugger: 'Is this guy crazy?'

Reaction to Lenny the hugger: 'Is this guy crazy?'

"Americans for a Safe Israel" says Jew who hugged terrorist's daughter has been brainwashed - like many US Jews.Gil Ronen, 02/08/2016 08:20
Jewish Security Arm Urges Groups to Report Threats

Jewish Security Arm Urges Groups to Report Threats

After terror attacks in Paris left 17 dead, the Secure Community Network calls on US Jewish organizations to report threats and attacks.Cynthia Blank, 19/01/2015 23:05
Sha Shtil!

Sha Shtil!

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'Knockout Game' Hits Boro Park

'Knockout Game' Hits Boro Park

Samuel Pearl, Borough Park resident, is punched to the ground while returning home from work; youths left him there like it was routine.Tova Dvorin, 24/11/2013 09:10
The Pew Poll and The Elephant in the Room

The Pew Poll and The Elephant in the Room

The recent Pew Poll showed US Jews committing mass suicide through assimilation. Dr. Jeffrey Woolf compared it to results in Israel showing growing identification with Judaism due to national cohesion. The writer has another answer.Rabbi Reuven Spolter, 03/10/2013 11:47
US Jewish Community Larger than Previously Thought

US Jewish Community Larger than Previously Thought

Study claims US Jewish population stands at 6.8 million, far higher than previous estimates; definition of "Jewish identity" contentious.Ari Soffer, 30/09/2013 15:11
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Stop the Commodification of Israel and the Jews

Stop the Commodification of Israel and the Jews

Maintaining the level of Jewish comfort and stature in America has become to many Jewish leaders a goal even more worthy than the causes they promote. Orit Arfa, 14/02/2013 15:02
American Jewry's Denominational Delusions

American Jewry's Denominational Delusions

Statistics are against the continuity of Reform and Conservative Jewry, possibly reducing the power of the Jewish population in the USA. (Perhaps Israel should note that when considering their requests to change tradition at the Wall.) Andrew Apostolou, 13/02/2013 12:29
US Jews Against Destruction of Givat Aryeh

US Jews Against Destruction of Givat Aryeh

Change in US Jewish Zionist groups’ policy? NY demo against gov’t destruction in Itamar.Fern Sidman, A7 New York, 13/12/2011 02:12
Who is Accused Killer Levi Aron?

Who is Accused Killer Levi Aron?

He seemed like an ordinary guy, though strange. But a child is dead in a grisly murder with Levi Aron's name on top billing. Chana Ya'ar, 14/07/2011 17:29
US Jews Back Flotilla for Hamas

US Jews Back Flotilla for Hamas

A large group of US Jews joining the pro-Hamas flotilla throws cold water on the allegation of a unified pro-Israel “Jewish lobby” in America.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 21/06/2011 15:14
Jewish Support for Obama Down

Jewish Support for Obama Down

The latest Gallup poll shows a drop in general and Jewish support for Obama. Muslims still give highest ratings.Maayana Miskin, 29/08/2010 17:39
Abbas: American Jews on My Side

Abbas: American Jews on My Side

Abbas tells Fatah that he convinced US Jews to support the PA in a June meeting. Maayana Miskin, 23/07/2010 15:45
'US Jews, Fight Obama on Israel'

'US Jews, Fight Obama on Israel'

Almost two thirds of Israeli Jews believe their brothers in America should attack President Obama's Israel policy. Gil Ronen, 15/06/2010 22:45
Jewish Rage at 'Sociopath' Obama

Jewish Rage at 'Sociopath' Obama

Democratic congressmen booed off the dais at traditionally liberal Reform synagogues throughout the US, according to columnist David GoldmanGil Ronen, 12/05/2010 17:22
Poll: Jews Leaving Obama

Poll: Jews Leaving Obama

Only 42% of American Jews would re-elect Obama, while 46% would consider voting for someone else. Gil Ronen, 09/05/2010 18:21