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News and updates about US Jews

Survey:

US Jews more optimistic about Israel's future than America's

Jewish People Policy Institute publishes results of Kol Haam: Voice of the Jewish People Survey, which show more Jews believe US is not supporting Israel enough.

US Jews more optimistic about Israel's future than America's

Trump:

'Any Jewish person who votes for Biden does not love Israel'

Former US President repeats previous criticism: Biden is no fan of Israel. Any Jewish person that votes for Biden should be spoken to.

'Any Jewish person who votes for Biden does not love Israel'

Schumer responds to Trump:

'To make Israel a partisan issue only hurts Israel'

Senate Majority Leader fires back at Trump over criticism of Jews who vote for Democrats: Trump is making highly partisan and hateful rants.

'To make Israel a partisan issue only hurts Israel'

Trump:

'Jews who vote for Democrats hate their religion'

Former US President lashes out at the Democratic Party, says it hates Israel and that Jews who vote for that party "hate everything about Israel and they should be ashamed of themselves".

'Jews who vote for Democrats hate their religion'

Jewish singer Steve Lawrence dies at 88

Steve Lawrence, remembered for his work with wife Eydie Gorme as Steve & Eydie, dies from complications due to Alzheimer’s disease.

Jewish singer Steve Lawrence dies at 88

Poll:

Trump leads Biden among Jewish voters in New York

New poll by Siena College shows that former President has a 9-point lead over current President among Jews in New York state.

Trump leads Biden among Jewish voters in New York

Amid war in Israel:

American Jews are arming themselves

Following a spike in antisemitic incidents, Jews in the US feel the need to protect themselves and are seeking out means to do so.

American Jews are arming themselves

Sara Netanyahu to Jewish leaders:

'How come you don't condemn what they say about me?'

PM's wife asks US Jewish leaders who met with her and her husband in New York why they do not condemn the incitement against her family.

'How come you don't condemn what they say about me?'

Rep. Nadler blasts Trump:

'Your antisemitism is loud and clear'

Rep. Jerry Nadler rips Trump over his criticism of liberal Jews in a post on Rosh Hashanah.

'Your antisemitism is loud and clear'

Biden to Jewish leaders: I have your back

US President speaks to top rabbis and Jewish community leaders ahead of Rosh Hashanah: Antisemitism has risen to record levels.

Biden to Jewish leaders: I have your back

American Jewish Org. to Lapid:

Remarks to Jewish leaders delegitimize Israel

Am Echad sent the opposition leader a letter criticizing remarks he made in a meeting with Jewish leaders in New York.

Remarks to Jewish leaders delegitimize Israel

Lapid to US Jews:

'Don't give up on the State of Israel'

Opposition leader meets North American Jewish leaders in New York, stresses importance of US Jewry's partnership with Israel.

'Don't give up on the State of Israel'

When push comes to shove:

Will American Jews stand behind Israel's government?

Lay leaders from across America's Jewish community addressed the government, with a list of complaints regarding its 'right-wing policies.'

Will American Jews stand behind Israel's government?

Jewish Federations congratulate Netanyahu on new government

Jewish Federations of North America also express "significant concerns" over statements and positions by some members of the coalition.

Jewish Federations congratulate Netanyahu on new government

Report:

US Jewish leaders raise alarm over new Israeli government

Several US Jewish leaders warned Israeli officials that extremist moves by the new government could seriously hamper support for Israel.

US Jewish leaders raise alarm over new Israeli government

Trump to address gathering of Orthodox Jewish leaders

Trump's speech at Torah U’Mesorah Presidents Conference follows controversy over Nick Fuentes meeting and his criticism of Jewish leaders.

Trump to address gathering of Orthodox Jewish leaders

Trump:

'Jewish leaders should be ashamed of themselves'

Former President says US Jewish leaders forgot he was the best US President for Israel.

'Jewish leaders should be ashamed of themselves'

Trump:

'We could have truly had peace in the Middle East'

Former President speaks at Republican Jewish Coalition event in Las Vegas, says again US Jews “don’t appreciate” his Israel policies.

'We could have truly had peace in the Middle East'

Netanyahu:

'I don't think Trump is antisemitic'

Former PM rejects allegations that Trump is antisemitic: He has a Jewish son-in-law and his daughter converted to Judaism.

'I don't think Trump is antisemitic'

Trump criticizes US Jews:

'They don't appreciate enough what I did for Israel'

Former US President calls on US Jews "to get their act together before it is too late."

'They don't appreciate enough what I did for Israel'

Policy shifting against Israel? Check history

The anti-Israel media, the schism with US Jewry, the Congressional criticism - we've been there before. Op-ed.

Policy shifting against Israel? Check history

In Nevada, an Orthodox community quietly continues to grow

Henderson, Nev., has a growing Jewish population. Here’s what locals love about living Jewishly in the desert.

In Nevada, an Orthodox community quietly continues to grow

US Jewish umbrella group calls for unity

Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations issues statement encouraging unity as vote counting continues.

US Jewish umbrella group calls for unity

Top US doctor: Synagogues could reopen for High Holy Days

Dr. Anthony Fauci says US synagogues may be able to be open in the fall, but only if certain conditions are met.

Top US doctor: Synagogues could reopen for High Holy Days

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.

Chicago Jews train to defend synagogues responsibly

OpEd: The solution to Anti-Semitism? It isn’t attacking Jews

Attacking Jews who are working for the good of the klal is never the answer to anti-Semitism.

OpEd: The solution to Anti-Semitism? It isn’t attacking Jews

Pompeo: I get why some think peace plan will favor Israelis

Secretary of State tells Jewish leaders one might argue that Trump peace plan is “unexecutable” but hopes it isn't dismissed out of hand.

Pompeo: I get why some think peace plan will favor Israelis

'Eyewitness 1948' - The brave US Jews who helped found Israel

Watch the archives of rare historical footage - the fascinating stories of American Jews who contributed to the founding of Israel.

'Eyewitness 1948' - The brave US Jews who helped found Israel

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.

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

Israel and the Jews of the US: This is the time to connect

Lessons from across the Great Divide with progressive American Jews.

Israel and the Jews of the US: This is the time to connect

'Reform leaders organized 'lynch' against Hotovely'

NY rabbi says Deputy Foreign Minister is correct in saying US Jews don't serve in army as Israelis do.

'Reform leaders organized 'lynch' against Hotovely'

'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.

'Threat of imminent attack on US Jews is real'

7 things to know about New York Jews ahead of state primary

With the Jewish vote to prove decisive for both parties in New York's primaries, some facts the candidates would do well to consider.

7 things to know about New York Jews ahead of state primary

Jews set to hand Clinton Florida

Sanders has been absent from densely Jewish Miami, Palm Beach and Boca Raton counties. Polls predict 2:1 victory for Clinton.

Jews set to hand Clinton Florida

Is Christmas the day Diaspora Jews feel most Jewish?

Whether it is the 'Matzoball' or eating Chinese food, Jews have created a counterculture to celebrate their own 'otherness' in the U.S.

Is Christmas the day Diaspora Jews feel most Jewish?

Kahlon's Real Estate Tax a 'Declaration of War,' Says Expert

Anyone who is expecting home prices to fall with Moshe Kahlon as Finance Minister will be sorely disappointed, claims industry expert.

Kahlon's Real Estate Tax a 'Declaration of War,' Says Expert

Obama Wishes 900 US Rabbis a Happy New Year

In annual conference call for Rosh Hashana, Obama focuses on 'unshakable' commitment to Israel and 'two state solution.'

Obama Wishes 900 US Rabbis a Happy New Year

Bachmann Says US Jews are Selling Out Israel

Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann says Jewish organizations prefer Obama's future over Israel's.

Bachmann Says US Jews are Selling Out Israel

Pollard's Continued Incarceration: A Message to American Jews

Tablet magazine argues Pollard's inordinate sentence shows US distrusts of Jewish loyalty, a discrimination which endangers US Jews.

Pollard's Continued Incarceration: A Message to American Jews

'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.

'Knockout Game' Hits Boro Park

US Jews See ‘Other Side’ of IDF

Twenty US Jewish volunteers visited “the other side of the IDF” and learned how it helps those in need, even halfway around the globe.

US Jews See ‘Other Side’ of IDF

US Jews Go to Bat for Israel in World Baseball Classic

American Jewish baseball players are going to bat for Israel and will play for “Team Israel” in the World Baseball Classic this summer.

US Jews Go to Bat for Israel in World Baseball Classic

US Jews Suffer ‘The Great Kosher Chocolate Chip Crisis’

US Jews panic over Trader Joe’s removal of “pareve” from its chocolate chips, meaning they can’t be eaten with meat. Shoppers raid stocks.

US Jews Suffer ‘The Great Kosher Chocolate Chip Crisis’

Special Needs Kids: 'We Have a Special Mission in God's World'

A group of hareidi special needs children from New York were treated to a tour of the US Capitol and White House

Special Needs Kids: 'We Have a Special Mission in God's World'

US Jewish Zionists Speak Out Against Destruction of Givat Aryeh

Change in US Jewish Zionist groups’ policy? NY demo against gov’t destruction in Itamar.

US Jewish Zionists Speak Out Against Destruction of Givat Aryeh

Aliyah Flap: MK Says Israel Must Understand US Jews

An MK charges that the government's flopped campaign to bring home ex-pats shows it doesn’t understand the US Jewish community.

Aliyah Flap: MK Says Israel Must Understand US Jews