American Jewry

A diverse community of the adherents to the Jewish faith in the United States, currently numbering some four million.
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Sorry, Amnesty: I am a Zionist. Let me tell you what that means

Amnesty was once on the right side of history. How did the group let itself fall so far?

By MARK CHARENDOFF
19/05/2022

In a secular Israel, liberal American Jews will have no problem - opinion

These Jews, accustomed to the American tradition of religion in the service of liberal values and progress, believe that the Jewish religion could play a different role in Israel.

By SAMUEL HYDE
18/05/2022

NY Israel Day Parade returns after three year hiatus

The parade theme “Together Again,” is a response to the rise of antisemitism in New York and the terrorist attacks on Jews in Israel.

17/05/2022

'Jewish Rally for Abortion Justice’ held outside US Congress

Over 82% of American Jews support a woman’s right to choose according to a PEW study

Participants carry Israeli flags at the 'Celebrate Israel'' parade along Fifth Avenue in New York

Celebrate Israel Parade: Jews come together in New York - opinion

The parade is symbolic of the connection that the New York Jewish community feels for our homeland of Israel.

By GILAD KARIV , OFIR AKUNIS
17/05/2022

Boston family’s four daughters serve as lone soldiers in IDF

The Boston family will now see their youngest daughter join the elder three daughters, who are 24, 23 and 20 years old and serve in prestigious positions in the IDF.

After 2-year delay, Philip Guston art exhibit explores his Jewish identity

“Philip Guston Now,” which in its Boston iteration consists of 73 paintings and 27 drawings, was first slated to open in the summer of 2020.

By PENNY SCHWARTZ/ JTA
13/05/2022

Jewish feminist group to undergo review after sexual harassment claims

Allegations of harassment against a prominent sex therapist who was the group’s former board chair surfaced recently.

By ANDREW LAPIN/JTA
12/05/2022

American Jewish communities demand protection from antisemites - opinion

Antisemitism is spiking all across America. In April, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) recorded more than 2,700 antisemitic incidents – the highest level on record since 1979.

By JULIE PLATT , MIKE LEVEN
11/05/2022
‘WHAT SEPARATES American Jews and Israel is, well, everything... [yet] we ought to celebrate those d

US Jewry explainer website launched: '50 States, 50 Communities'

The website features an interactive map where users can learn about the current and historical presence of the Jewish community in each US state. 

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