Jews in America

ICE facility apologizes to Jewish protesters meeting just before Shabbat

The Rhode Island ICE detention center where a guard drove into a row of Jewish protesters apologized for holding a recent board meeting less than an hour before Shabbat.

By BEN SALES/JTA
18/09/2019
The Empire State Building rises above New York, U.S., January 23, 2019
How NYC’s new hate crimes chief plans to tackle rising antisemitism

Lauter plans to focus on educating kids against hate — for example, teaching them what a swastika is and why it’s offensive.

By BEN SALES/JTA
06/09/2019
THE OU ISRAEL’S Makom Balev youth centers offer leisure-time activities and leadership programs for
An Orthodox perspective on the situation of U.S. Jews

On the 40th anniversary of OU Israel, its leader Avi Berman says that the future of the American Jewish people is in Israel.

For flavorful Mediterranean A Hezbollah member reacts while Hezbollah leader , Medita fills the bill
As US-Iran tensions escalate, Jews are warned they could be targeted

Much of the recent Jewish security focus has been on white supremacists, but federal authorities have their eye on Iran.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
27/08/2019
A neo Nazi attends a rally in Budapest October 23, 2009
Ohio man charged with threatening Jewish community center

The man described himself as a white nationalist, is being held at charges of aggravated menacing and and online harassment

By REUTERS
19/08/2019
A student exits a bus as he arrives at Venice High School in Los Angeles, California
Jews praise Calif. education board's decision to rewrite curriculum

After initial draft release, there was a major outcry by Jewish and pro-Israel organizations, as well as several other minority groups over its bias

California state Capitol
Jewish Caucus hangs mezuzahs in CA State Capitol as "Mezuzah Bill" passes

According to a release by California state legislators, the bill was a Jewish Caucus priority bill, co-authored by every member of the caucus.

By LEON SVERDLOV
14/08/2019
American Jewry
Ponderings on the nature of jokes about Jews

When is something an observation, and when is it in bad taste?

By HANNAH LEBOVITS/JTA
13/08/2019
Swastikas found on food truck in Miami
Swastikas found on food truck in Miami

“I’m a Jewish person. Proud,” said co-owner Alex Ovadia.

One Israel Fund: Providing safety and security for Israelis for 25 years

For more than 50 years, Jews from all across Israel, the United States and countries around the world have been making their home in an integral part of ancient Israel: Judea and Samaria.

By JEREMY FRANKEL
31/07/2019
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