New Jersey

Israeli nonprofit raises funds in US for convicted Jewish extremists - report

Shlom Asiraich has been working with New Jersey-based World of Tzedakah to raise funds for Israeli Jewish extremists imprisoned for serious crimes.

This young American couple had Scotland’s first-ever queer Jewish wedding

When they began wedding planning, a Jewish wedding wasn’t on the table, as neither even knew yet that they would convert.

By ALIX WALL/JTA
21/01/2023
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Israeli man swindled $47m. from Orthodox Jews in Ponzi scheme - SEC

Yossi Engel also allegedly promised that investor funds would be used to purchase property in Israel that would be developed and sold.

By Scott Schwebke/The Whittier Daily News/TNS
15/01/2023

New Jersey, Ohio join other states in banning TikTok from state devices

Calls to ban TikTok from government devices gained steam after US FBI Director Christopher Wray said in November it poses national security risks.

By REUTERS
10/01/2023

Jewish Wimbledon champion Dick Savitt dies at 95

Savitt was a frequent visitor to Israel and was a mentor to many of the country's best exponents of the sport to whom he devoted his time and expertise as they attempted to follow in his footsteps.

By ORI LEWIS
07/01/2023

New movement calls for Israelis to leave, establish Diaspora communities

Their main issue is the dramatic declarations of religious and ultra-Orthodox politicians regarding issues of religion and state but also the expansion of settlements in Judea and Samaria.

11/12/2022
A picture of the scene the day after gun battle with two men around kosher market in Jersey City

Remembering the victims of the 2019 Jersey City shooting

The memorial was organized by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey and the Israeli-American Council.

11/12/2022

Ex-NJ gov. Chris Christie's niece kicked off flight, injures 6 deputies

Shannon Epstein accused a Latino family of "smuggling drugs" on a Spirit Airlines flight and allegedly injured six sheriff's deputies when they tried to escort her off the plane.

Largest US Kosher food bank to feed 135,000 people in need on Thanksgiving

While all the items in the food bank are Kosher, CEO of the Met Council David Greenfield emphasized that the organization supports Jews and non-Jews alike.

'Hatred towards Jews a good thing:' Man arrested after threat to NJ Jews

“Good Jews do not exist unless if [sic] they convert to Islam," said Omar Alkattoul, 18. He faces up to 5 years in prison.

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