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Posts Tagged: American Jewry

February 22, 2017 7:43 am
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International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate

JNS.org -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make their organization’s or constituency’s voice heard on policy issues, without making overtly...

February 22, 2017 7:35 am
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Jewish Civil Rights Groups Ignore Member of the Tribe Who Was Discriminated Against

JNS.org -- What if you got fired for observing Passover? “Not possible in 21st-century America,” you confidently reply. What if you sued, and the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) as...

February 16, 2017 2:27 pm
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Nomination of David Friedman Threatens Leftist Jewish Leadership

JNS.org -- David Friedman, President Donald Trump’s nominee for US ambassador to Israel, has managed to anger Jewish Voice for Peace, J Street, US Rep. Jan...

February 8, 2017 8:55 am
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Student Group at Illinois U Vows to ‘Expose True Hateful Nature’ of BDS, in Response to Launch of Anti-Israel Divestment Campaign on Campus

One of the heads of a pro-Israel student group told The Algemeiner about a new initiative to "expose the true hateful nature" of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions...

December 28, 2016 7:30 am
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Barack Obama’s Antisemitic UN Act

JNS.org - It was particularly painful and frustrating seeing President Barack Hussein Obama, Secretary of State John Kerry and US Ambassador to the United Nations...

December 14, 2016 2:44 pm
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Passover Vacation Punishment Case Against Orthodox Employee Continues to Travel Through the Courts

Susan Abeles’ saga began in 2013 when she took time off to observe the last two days of Passover, just as she had done annually...

December 12, 2016 10:57 am
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Making Traditional Jewish Food Great Again With the ‘Gefilte Manifesto’

JNS.org -- Two emerging young chefs are on a mission to reclaim and revolutionize Ashkenazi cuisine for the millennial generation. Liz Alpern and Jeffrey Yoskowitz both...

December 6, 2016 12:11 pm
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Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time Jewish leadership, in an historic move for the community and the Chabad-Lubavitch...

May 26, 2016 1:19 pm
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Netanyahu: ‘Difficult to Overstate’ American Jewry’s Importance to Israel

JNS.org - It is “difficult to overstate the importance of the American Jewish people to the State of Israel,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday at...

November 6, 2015 5:44 am
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Lack of Democracy Weakens US Jewish Institutions

JNS.org - Fifty years ago this week, two prominent figures in the American Jewish community startled their colleagues by calling for democratic elections to choose Jewish...

September 10, 2015 8:28 am
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The Iran Deal: A Turning Point in American-Jewish Support for Israel?

As The New York Observer reported, Senator Cory Booker is hosting an “emergency summit” this week with wealthy Jews who back him – this, after Booker decided to support President...

March 2, 2015 3:40 pm
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Activist: Obama Channels FDR, Invokes Memories of US Shame During Holocaust

Peggy Shapiro has dedicated her life to exposing and combating antisemitism. The daughter of Holocaust survivors, Shapiro was born in a Displaced Persons (DP) camp...

November 6, 2014 7:36 pm
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Why Rejecting America’s Dictates is Crucial for Israel’s Security

In a telling follow-up to his now famous report on an Obama Administration official referring to Israel's Prime Minister as a 'chickenshit,' The Altantic's Jeffrey...

November 6, 2014 8:14 am
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Israelis Should Not Finance American Jewish Education

Israel's Deputy Education Minister Avi Wortzman recently said that the State of Israel should help Jewish youth in the Diaspora get a Jewish education. Wortzman said that...

Features

Female Israeli Lone Soldiers May Finally Get Their Home Away From Home

JNS.org - Part of the widely admired strength of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF)...

Israel’s Leading Counter-Terrorism Expert on His ‘Art’

JNS.org -- In 1996, when Boaz Ganor founded Israel’s International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT),...

A Muslim Woman’s Fight Against Radical Islam

If there is a single question that defines the geo-politics of our age, it might be the question that Farhana Qazi has been...

World

Swastika Made of Human Feces Found in Dorm Bathroom Rattles Students at Rho...

A swastika made of human feces, discovered in a dorm bathroom last week at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), has...

Israel

Heads of ‘Gaza Envelope’ Regional Councils Express Hope That Is...

The heads of local authorities in the "Gaza envelope" in southern Israel expressed hope on Monday -- in the wake...

Middle East

Egyptian Army Destroys Gaza Border Tunnels; Coptic Christians Forced to Fle...

JNS.org - The Egyptian military said it has discovered and destroyed weapons-smuggling tunnels at its border with Gaza. A military spokesperson told...

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