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Objects thrown through windows of LA synagogue and kosher eatery

Friday morning, anti-Semitic hate crimes took place at Young Israel of Century City and nearby Pat's Restaurant. Investigation is ongoing.

Objects thrown through windows of LA synagogue and kosher eatery

Young Israel condemns PA desecration of Joshua's altar

National Council of Young Israel calls for greater protection for Jewish heritage site after PA destroys part of Joshua's altar.

Young Israel condemns PA desecration of Joshua's altar

Young Israel welcomes diplomatic ties between Israel and Kosovo

NCYI President: The normalization of ties between Israel and Kosovo is yet another positive step towards enhanced peace in the Middle East.

Young Israel welcomes diplomatic ties between Israel and Kosovo

Young Israel condemns 'attack on our nation's capital'

"The violent protests and wanton attacks are deplorable and a dangerous assault on the very foundation upon which this nation is built."

Young Israel condemns 'attack on our nation's capital'

The National Council of Young Israel is leading the way

Young Israel has been at the forefront of every major development affecting the lives of Jews in America and abroad. Opinion.

The National Council of Young Israel is leading the way

Young Israel praises Supreme Court for blocking Cuomo's bid to limit number of worshipers

National Council of Young Israel welcomes court decision that New York limits on attendees at houses of worship violate the 1st amendment.

Young Israel praises Supreme Court decision on worship

Young Israel thanks US authorities for ending Pollard parole

'Tremendous day for Jonathan and wife Esther, who will finally have opportunity to travel to Israel, which they yearned for so long.'

Young Israel thanks US authorities for ending Pollard parole

Young Israel praises Pompeo for BDS stance

National Council of Young Israel praises Secretary of State after his visit to Israel.

Young Israel praises Pompeo for BDS stance

Young Israel praises Florida school board which terminated Holocaust denier

National Council of Young Israel praises Palm Beach County School Board after it fired principal in wake of troubling comments on Holocaust.

Young Israel praises termination of Florida Holocaust denier

Young Israel condemns 'double standard' in NY Covid restrictions

"Singling out Jewish community and its institutions is discrimination that puts us at risk of backlash from the broader population."

Young Israel condemns 'double standard' in NY Covid restrictions

Young Israel denounces MSNBC commentator who compared Trump to Hitler

Young Israel denounces MSNBC commentator who compared Trump to Hitler and criticized Jews who support Trump.

Young Israel denounces commentator who compared Trump to Hitler

Young Israel condemns Fatah for praising Munich Olympics terrorists

Olympic Committee asked to ban PA after ruling Fatah party says 1972 Munich Massacre 'embodied meaning of courage and boldness.'

Young Israel condemns Fatah for praising Munich terrorists

Young Israel welcomes Israel-UAE agreement

National Council of Young Israel: The agreement is a seminal moment in attempt to achieve a greater degree of stability in the Middle East.

Young Israel welcomes Israel-UAE agreement

Young Israel urges Fox to 'follow ViacomCBS' lead' and fire Nick Cannon

Young Israel calls on Fox to fire TV personality Nick Cannon over anti-Semitism, after Cannon was already fired by ViacomCBS.

Young Israel urges Fox to 'follow ViacomCBS' lead'

Young Israel condemns anti-Semitism at Black Lives Matter march

NCYI calls on leaders in African-American community to condemn linkage of Black Lives Matter movement to BDS.

Young Israel condemns anti-Semitism at Black Lives Matter march

'We support Israel extending sovereignty over these communities'

National Council of Young Israel issues statement regarding possible Israeli sovereignty over communities in Judea and Samaria.

'We support Israel extending sovereignty over these communities'

Young Israel condemns Tlaib's anti-Israel tweet

National Council of Young Israel condemns Michigan lawmaker who acknowledged Nakba Day.

Young Israel condemns Tlaib's anti-Israel tweet

Young Israel demands that NYT retract article defaming Israel

National Council of Young Israel calls on The New York Times to issue a retraction for article vilifying the Israeli army.

Young Israel demands NYT retract article defaming Israel

Young Israel welcomes Pompeo announcement

National Council of Young Israel: Judea and Samaria is as much a part of Israel as any other Israeli municipality.

Young Israel welcomes Pompeo announcement

Young Israel: Biden is right on using aid to Israel as leverage

National Council of Young Israel praises former VP for criticizing those who suggested that aid to Israel be used as leverage.

Young Israel: Biden is right on using aid to Israel as leverage

'Refusing entry to Tlaib, Omar, will protect Jews in America'

Jewish organizations respond to Israel's decision to allow Rep. Rashida Tlaib to visit 'Palestinian' grandmother.

'Refusing entry to Tlaib, Omar, will protect Jews in America'

Young Israel thanks Trump for Ronen Nahmani commutation

"We are gratified Ronen Nahmani has been given the second chance that he deserves,” group says of Jewish man with terminally-ill wife.

Young Israel thanks Trump for Ronen Nahmani commutation

Police treating Miami Beach shooting as a hate crime

‘We no longer feel comfortable in our own shul’: Miami Beach’s Jews cope after another synagogue shooting.

Police treating Miami Beach shooting as a hate crime

NCYI slams Bernie Sanders for threatening aid to Israel

'Sander's threat to slash aid to Israel comes despite a written commitment made by President Obama to Israel to provide aid for 10 years.'

NCYI slams Bernie Sanders for threatening aid to Israel

Florida: Synagogue receives suspicious package

Package to Young Israel synagogue of Bal Harbour contains anti-Semitic rhetoric, threatening photo. Mayor: We'll stand strong, united, proud

Florida: Synagogue receives suspicious package

Young Israel condemns Ocasio-Cortez

National Council of Young Israel sends letter to Rep. Ocasio-Cortez after she claimed US is running "concentration camps" on border.

Young Israel condemns Ocasio-Cortez

Atlanta Orthodox synagogue breaks from Young Israel after spat

Synagogue had opposed national movement's support for Netanyahu's orchestration of Jewish Home-Otzma Yehudit merger.

Atlanta Orthodox synagogue breaks from Young Israel after spat

'Incomprehensible' that MoveOn would back BDS supporters

Young Israel lambasts MoveOn's endorsement of BDS supporters Omar and Tlaib.

'Incomprehensible' that MoveOn would back BDS supporters

Salute in New York to network of Young Israel synagogues

Thousands saluted the Young Israel network of synagogues at the National Council of Young Israel Gala in New York City.

Salute in New York to network of Young Israel synagogues

Young Israel: US making a strong statement to the world

National Council of Young Israel welcomes State Department’s decision to identify Golan Heights as being “under Israeli control”.

Young Israel: US making a strong statement to the world

22 Young Israel synagogues oppose nat'l org's defense of merger

Synagogues condemn Young Israel's defense of Netanyahu's political deal resulting in merger of Jewish Home and Otzma Yehudit.

22 Young Israel synagogues oppose nat'l org's defense of merger

Young Israel recants statement supporting PM Netanyahu on merger

Young Israel's President Farley Weiss says statement defending PM's support for Bayit Yehudi merger did not speak for all YI synagogues.

Young Israel recants statement supporting PM Netanyahu on merger

Young Israel: Strip Ilhan Omar of committee assignments

Synagogue organization urges Speaker Pelosi, Democrat leaders to strip Omar of committee assignments after call to apologize for remarks.

Young Israel: Strip Ilhan Omar of committee assignments

Jewish groups welcome new US anti-Semitism envoy

OU, Young Israel and Conference of Presidents welcome appointment of Elan Carr as State Department's anti-Semitism envoy.

Jewish groups welcome new US anti-Semitism envoy

'PA's life sentence for selling to Jew epitome of anti-Semitism'

Young Israel blasts PA's imposition of life sentence with hard labor on American citizen accused of trying to sell land to Jews.

'PA's life sentence for selling to Jew epitome of anti-Semitism'

Young Israel refutes post-Pittsburgh Trump criticism

'Those who criticize President were doing so prior; it is unseemly that they would use this massacre to denounce President at this time.'

Young Israel refutes post-Pittsburgh Trump criticism

Young Israel hails merging of US Jerusalem consulate and Embassy

National Council of Young Israel welcomes US decision to combine consulate in Jerusalem with the new US Embassy.

Young Israel hails merging of US Jerusalem consulate and Embassy

Young Israel backs Israel's effort to bar BDS activists

National Council of Young Israel expresses support for Israel’s effort to bar entry to BDS activist Lara Alqasem.

Young Israel backs Israel's effort to bar BDS activists

Young Israel: Closure of PLO mission 'the right move'

'It would be unthinkable for the US to continue diplomatic relations with an entity unabashedly rewarding terrorists with large stipends.'

Young Israel: Closure of PLO mission 'the right move'

Young Israel calls on Facebook to ban Holocaust deniers

Holocaust denial is not a 'freedom of speech' issue but blatant anti-Semitism and a revision of history, Jewish organization says.

Young Israel calls on Facebook to ban Holocaust deniers