The Palestinian Authority (PA) sent teams of Palestinian firefighter to help Israelis combat the ongoing wildfires occurring in the hills west of Jerusalem.
Amid the Taliban’s total takeover of Afghanistan this week, some had specific concerns about one person: that country’s last remaining Jew, 62-year-old Zebulun Simantov.
The Daily Beast has removed the word “genocidal” from its description of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) in an article appearing originally on August 13.
Two major humanitarian crises are eliciting the involvement of Jewish aid organizations, although it is unclear whether much can be done from afar to support Afghans now that the Taliban has retaken their country.
A wooden Star of David with a swastika inside of it was burned during an August 14 Palestinian riot in the West Bank.
Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Gilad Erdan urged the U.N. to temporarily cease funding the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) over the recent discovery of two terror tunnels underneath two of their schools.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) released a report on August 12 concluding that Hamas may have committed war crimes during the recent escalation in May between the terror group and Israel.
ADL CEO Urges UC President to Condemn UCLA’s Asian American Studies Department for Accusing Israel of “Yellow-Washing”
Anti-Defamation League (ADL) CEO Jonathan Greenblatt urged University of California President Michael Drake in an August 9 letter to condemn UCLA’s Asian American Studies...
Jeremy Slevin, a spokesperson for Representative Ilhan Omar’s (D-MN) office, accused AIPAC of putting “Omar’s life at risk” in an August 11 tweet.
Stop Antisemitism released a report on August 10 giving the biggest corporations in the United States failing grades over their handling of antisemitism.
Unilever CEO Alan Jope responded to the mayor of Englewood Cliffs, NJ, where Unilever’s American headquarters are based, by reiterating his statement that Unilever is opposed to the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement.
Vista Del Mar Child and Family Services has opened the Glorya Kaufman Performing Arts Center (GKPAC), a multi-use, award-winning, 299-seat theatre where local and national performers will display their artistry with diverse audiences and Vista students.
USC Faculty Call on University to Condemn Department of Gender and Sexuality Studies for Endorsing Anti-Israel Statement
Around 50 USC faculty members urged the university in an August 8 letter to denounce an anti-Israel statement endorsed by the Department of Gender and Sexuality Studies.
Eighteen Orthodox Jewish teenage girls were kicked off a flight from Kiev, Ukraine to New York after allegedly violating COVID-19 protocols, although their rabbi is claiming that they were targeted with antisemitism.
As tensions rise with Iran and nuclear talks stall, US, Israeli officials convene for talks.
Kathy Hochul, who is set to succeed Andrew Cuomo as governor of New York, is no stranger to the New York Jewish community.
Mario M. Kranjac, the mayor of the Englewood Cliffs, NJ, urged Ben & Jerry’s parent company, Unilever, to “reconsider” Ben & Jerry’s Israel decision in an August 9 letter.
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Friday officially announced the nomination of experienced former peace-process negotiator Michael Herzog to serve as the next Israeli ambassador to the United States.
The White House’s announcement on Aug. 5 that Chanan Weissman was chosen to become the White House liaison to the Jewish community was welcomed by members of the Jewish community.
The grassroots organization End Jew Hatred will be holding a march to protest Ben & Jerry’s decision to stop conducting business in the “Occupied Palestinian Territory” on August 12 in New York City.
The Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles today announced it has awarded $1 million to seven local nonprofits that address issues related to education equity.
A senior diplomat for the European Union (EU) was spotted at the swearing-in ceremony of incoming Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi on August 5.
A pro-Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) activist wrote an op-ed in The Guardian explaining how the BDS movement pressured Ben & Jerry’s to cease doing business in the “Occupied Palestinian Territory.”
The editorial called on the union to “reject the measure, which can do no real good for the union or schools, and certainly could hurt both.”
Pro-Israel Voters Likely Tipped Scales in Favor of Shontel Brown’s ‘Stunning Upset’ in Ohio, Say Observers
Pro-Israel and establishment Democrats secured a major victory on Tuesday as their favored candidate, Shontel Brown, handily defeated former State Sen. Nina Turner to become the Democratic Party’s nominee in the special election to fill the vacant Ohio 11th Congressional District seat.
Several Ben & Jerry’s franchisees in the United States sent a letter to the company calling on them to rescind their July 19 decision to stop doing business in the “Occupied Palestinian Territory.”
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