Jews in America

These are presidential candidate Joe Biden’s Jews

Who will he turn to for fundraising? What does it mean for his foreign policy?

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
26/04/2020
ABRAHAM LINCOLN’S Second Inaugural Address, Arthur Szyk, 1946.
Abraham Lincoln and the Jews

When I entered the American army in 1965 as a Jewish chaplain, I was unaware of what Lincoln had done to ensure there could be a Jewish chaplaincy.

By DAVID GEFFEN
13/02/2020
A man walks past graves desecrated with swastikas at the Jewish cemetery in Westhoffen, near Strasbo
Fighting antisemitism: We can’t win this battle without friends

Many are apathetic and indifferent to what is happening because we are considered to be in a special category. As a successful ethnic group in the US, we should be able to withstand these attacks.

By DANIEL S. MARIASCHIN
08/01/2020
Number of Americans in Israel, Israelis in America much less than thought

A deeper dive into those figures shows that some of the urban myths about the numbers of Israelis living abroad, and the makeup of the immigrants in this country, are just that: myths.

17/12/2019
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America’s 7.5 million Jews are older, whiter and more liberal

New York remains America’s Jewish capital. Wyoming, not so much.

By BEN SALES/JTA
08/10/2019
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.

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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
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