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Posts Tagged: American Jewry

September 7, 2017 1:09 pm
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Israeli Charities Report No Change in Donations From American Jewry Amid Western Wall Controversy

JNS.org - Israeli charities are seeing no change in donations from American Jewry following the public dispute between the Israeli government and US Jewish organizations over prayer arrangements...

June 12, 2017 10:50 am
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Who Loses When Synagogues Join the Resistance?

JNS.org - For many years, every population study has shown that the American synagogue is in trouble. The demographic collapse of non-Orthodox Jewry has affected...

April 5, 2017 8:04 am
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Muslim Bedouin IDF Veteran: Wrong, Embarrassing for Jews to Spread Lies About Israel

An Arab IDF veteran who participated in a pro-Israel event at Columbia University last month told The Algemeiner on Tuesday why he lashed out at...

April 4, 2017 11:58 am
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Columbia, Vassar Among US Universities With Highest Incidence of Antisemitic Activity, New Report Claims

New York's Columbia University experienced the highest overall antisemitic activity last year among more than 100 US schools studied, a report released Tuesday by a campus watchdog group revealed. According...

March 28, 2017 7:02 am
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California High School Students Behind ‘Toasted Jew’ Graffiti Identified, Disciplined, Principal Says

The California high school students behind antisemitic graffiti at Carlmont High School, including the phrase "Toasted Jew," have been disciplined, NBC Bay Area news reported Thursday. According to the report,...

March 22, 2017 7:13 am
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Group Hosting Convicted Terrorist at Conference Instructs Hyatt to Deny Access to Memorial for Her Victims, Israel Activist Says

A group hosting a Palestinian terrorist at its national convention demanded that the Chicago hotel where the event is taking place deny access to Israel...

March 21, 2017 9:57 am
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Alan Dershowitz: Why Must Women Choose Between Feminism and Zionism?

On March 8, women abstained from work as part of the International Women’s Strike (IWS), a grassroots feminist movement aimed at bringing attention “to the...

March 16, 2017 10:06 am
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American Liberal Jewish Leaders Fuel Antisemitism

We try to rationalize that the anti-Zionist behavior of individual Jews does not justify antisemitic bigotry. However, the crass political exploitation of their Jewish identity by...

March 14, 2017 8:38 am
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Jewish Trump Critics Backtrack After Questions Raised About Extreme Rhetoric

JNS.org - Some Jewish critics of the Trump administration have backtracked, after questions were raised about the harsh and extreme rhetoric they used about the president. Adam...

March 6, 2017 3:55 pm
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Trump, Netanyahu Discuss Antisemitism, Iran on Monday Call

President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke by phone Monday, the White House confirmed. The two leaders discussed the recent wave of antisemitic incidents...

March 5, 2017 7:32 am
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Is the ‘Rising Tide’ of US Antisemitism Only a Surge in Reporting?

JNS.org - Nearly 100 bomb threats have been called into Jewish institutions since early January, and scores of headstones at three Jewish cemeteries — in Missouri, Pennsylvania, New...

March 4, 2017 9:28 am
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NYPD: Antisemitic Incidents Nearly Doubled Over Last Year

Antisemitic incidents are up 94 percent in New York City over this time last year, the New York Police Department reported. The figure is part of...

March 3, 2017 8:45 am
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Jewish Activists at East Carolina U Laud Student Government for Unanimously Passing Resolution Against Antisemitism Amid Surge of Phenomenon Across US Campuses

Jewish activists at East Carolina University (ECU) lauded their peers in the Student Government Association (SGA) for passing a motion Wednesday condemning antisemitism amid a surge...

March 1, 2017 2:21 pm
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University of Missouri Students Arrested for Harassing Jewish Peer

Two University of Missouri students have been arrested on suspicion of harassing a Jewish peer, the Columbia Daily Tribune reported on Wednesday. Noah B. Rogers and Erich J. Eastman were...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

World

Algerian Blogger Accused of Espionage Sentenced to Ten Years in Prison

An Algerian blogger arrested last year over social media posts has been sentenced to 10 years in prison on espionage and other charges, a human rights activist said on Friday. Charges...

Israel

Israeli Couple Rescued After Building ‘SOS’ Out of Rocks

JNS.org - Israeli Police rescue volunteers were able to locate a missing Tel Aviv couple lost in the Negev Desert on Tuesday thanks to an “SOS” sign they fashioned out of...

Middle East

Saudi Arabia Makes New Arrest in Crackdown on Activists

Saudi Arabia arrested prominent rights campaigner Mohammed al-Bajadi, Amnesty International said on Friday, as part of a crackdown mostly targeting advocates of women's rights in the conservative kingdom. Four activists have...

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