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Posts Tagged: American Jewry

September 7, 2017 1:09 pm

Israeli Charities Report No Change in Donations From American Jewry Amid Western Wall Controversy - 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

Who Loses When Synagogues Join the Resistance? - 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jewish Trump Critics Backtrack After Questions Raised About Extreme Rhetoric - 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

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

Is the ‘Rising Tide’ of US Antisemitism Only a Surge in Reporting? - 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

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

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

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...


It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s ‘Superman’ … at the Kotel - American actor Dean Cain, known for his role as “Superman” in the hit 1990s’...


Jewish Groups Weigh-in on Pompeo for Secretary of State - Many major American Jewish organizations are pleased by the nomination of CIA director Mike Pompeo to succeed Rex Tillerson...

Training for War in Gaza as Hamas Lurks in Tunnels and Towers - Since Hamas came to power in the Gaza Strip more than a decade ago, it has built, trained and...

Israeli Attractions: Givat Sher, the Judean Lowhills - In the town of Modi’in, which is situated between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, lies Givat Sher (“The hill of...


European Powers Propose New Iran Sanctions to Meet Trump Ultimatum

Britain, France and Germany have proposed fresh EU sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missiles and its role in Syria's war, according to a confidential document, in a bid to persuade Washington...


Israel Ranks 11th in UN ‘World Happiness Report’ - Israel just missed out on a place in the top 10 happiest countries in the world, placing 11th in the latest world happiness index. “The World Happiness Report 2018,” compiled by the United Nations Sustainable...

Middle East

Abbas Meets With Released Prisoner Who Was Accomplice in Murder of Israeli - In the presidential office in Ramallah on March 14, Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas met with Rajaei Haddad, a terrorist from eastern Jerusalem released from prison after serving a...