Jews in America

The origins of the 'Jews run Hollywood' trope, echoed by Dave Chappelle

Dave Chappelle isn’t the first to suggest that Jews run Hollywood. Here are the origins of the trope.

By ANDREW LAPIN/JTA
17/11/2022

AIPAC-allied PAC spends more than $1 million to oppose progressive Summer Lee

A political action committee affiliated with the American Israel Public Affairs Committee is spending upwards of $1 million in a second bid to oppose Summer Lee.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
02/11/2022
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Cormac McCarthy’s new novels follow two Jews named ‘Western’

In his new books, McCarthy is exploring a new soil: the American Jewish experience.

By ANDREW LAPIN/JTA
29/10/2022

The octogenarian ‘who is a Jew?’ sports writing team calls it quits after 25 years

After 25 years of identifying Jewish athletes from college to the pros to the Olympics, The Jewish Sports Review ended its activity.

By Jacob Gurvis/JTA
22/10/2022

Why the Golden Age for Jews in America is coming to an end -opinion

The decline in the favorability of mainstream American views toward Israel has coincided with a rise in antisemitic violence, particularly in large metropolises, promoted by Islamo-Leftist groups.

When the Torah cycle ended, their Russian-American romance began

Tamar Caplan and Alex Zeldin's love story is a Jewish Russian-American story.

By ALIX WALL/JTA
15/10/2022

How anti-Israel faculty are radicalizing US campuses - opinion

Higher education institutions should not be tolerating offensive and demoralizing anti-Zionist speech and harassment that make Jewish and Zionist students feel unsafe and unwelcome.

A Jewish organization in DC is planning an 'intentional Yom Kippur lunch,' creating a Twitter storm

A Young Jewish Professional organization in the US has planned a luncheon to create an "alternative" plan for Yom Kippur. Naturally, Jewish Twitter fired back.

20/09/2022

Tzedakah in the virtual world: A new frontier for Jewish teen engagement

Lost Tribe is a groundbreaking initiative that recently held the 'TzedakaThon,” featuring a lineup of Jewish social media influencers popular with teens.

By JNF-USA
31/08/2022

Antisemitic graffiti spot in Idaho to be turned into human rights mural

The mural is scheduled to be completed by September 2022 in a location adjacent to the Anne Frank Memorial in Boise – a site that was twice vandalized previously.

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