Governor Andrew Cuomo visited Jerusalem in an expression of solidarity with the Jewish community, accompanied by the Orthodox Union’s Executive Vice President Allen Fagin.
Following a meeting with Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat, the governor announced
(Barney Breen-Portnoy/ algemeiner.com) The Palestinian Authority must “stop its incitement to violence” and engage with Israel in “direct peace negotiations, rather than looking to the U.N.,” a top American diplomatic official said on Tuesday.
U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki
(israelnationalnews.com) Jewish Home leader and Education Minister Naftali Bennett believes that elections are not yet on the horizon. He estimates that the Netanyahu investigations will not lead to an indictment, but like his coalition colleagues he is also preparing for elections. Bennett has brought forward the internal
(JNS.org) President Donald Trump began his address to Congress Tuesday night by calling attention to the recent nationwide wave of anti-Jewish threats and attacks.
“Tonight, as we mark the conclusion of our celebration of Black History Month, we are reminded of our nation’s path
(JNS.org) At least 21 Jewish Community Centers (JCCs) and Jewish day schools were targeted with bomb threats Monday in the latest wave of threats against the U.S. Jewish community in recent weeks. In addition to dozens of bomb scares, Jewish cemeteries near St. Louis and in Philadelphia have been vandalized.
(JNS.org) Hundreds of headstones were found overturned Sunday in a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia in the latest attack targeting the American Jewish community.
According to reports, police arrived at Mount Carmel Cemetery in the Wissinoming section of Philadelphia early Sunday morning
(JNS.org) A group of leading Republican senators reintroduced legislation Tuesday seeking to cut off all U.S. funding to the Palestinian Authority (PA) if the PA continues its policy of paying monetary rewards to terrorists.
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) proposed the measure, the Taylor Force
Meir Tolchin is studying in Yeshivat Orayta in the Old City of Jerusalem. He is from Teaneck, New Jersey, and attended Yeshivat Noam and TABC. His family davens at Congregation Beth Abraham.
His plans for next year? Staying for at least part of shana bet at Orayta, then afterward
(JNS.org and combined sources) Antisemitism is “horrible” and “has to stop,” US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday during a visit to the National Museum of African American
We live in a time when movements like BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions), Free Palestine and SJP (Students for Justice in Palestine) are rampant in colleges across America; this strong
anti-Israel sentiment pervades campus culture, and Jewish and pro-Israel groups on
(CPMAJO release) Asserting the Jewish claim to Judea and Samaria, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Tzipi Hotovely told the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations’ Leadership Mission today that a two-state solution is “impossible.” “The Palestinians are not interested in a state, they want Israel
(Ruthie Blum/algemeiner.com) General Herbert Raymond (H.R.) McMaster is “the right man in the right place” for both America and the Jewish state, an Israeli military expert told the Hebrew news site nrg on Tuesday about the U.S. president’s appointment of his new national security adviser, who will replace the