The U.S. president said Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has been “responsible for the hostile conduct of the regime.”
WASHINGTON (JTA) — The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum reiterated its “unequivocal” rejection of analogies to the Holocaust in the wake of debate about concentration camps sparked by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y.
(JTA) — Pittsburgh’s Jewish community has rallied around a city church after the arrest by the FBI of a man who was planning an attack.
(JTA) — Seems like the creator of the Dewey Decimal System, the book-classification method for libraries that bears his name, was out of order in his treatment of minorities and women.
(JTA) — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., declined the invitation of a Poland-born Holocaust survivor from New Jersey to tour Auschwitz together following her remarks about concentration camps.
(JTA) — The white supremacist who rammed his car into a group of counter-protesters at a far-right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer, has asked a judge for mercy.
JERUSALEM (JTA) — The U.S. Embassy in Israel issued a travel warning over concerns about anti-American demonstrations planned in the West Bank and Gaza in response to the economic summit in Bahrain.
(JTA) — The Supreme Court will allow a 40-foot memorial cross to remain standing on public land in Maryland.
COLUMBUS – A former Ohio State student athletic trainer has joined ex-athletes and other alumni alleging the university knew about and should have stopped the team doctor now accused of sexually abusing young men throughout two decades there.
WASHINGTON (JTA) — The FBI convened a round table meeting of leaders of Muslim, Jewish and Christian groups to discuss means of preventing bias-based attacks on religious institutions.
“There is a long tradition of members of Congress saying dumb things; nevertheless, this comment belongs in the Hall of Fame. It’s not anti-Semitic. It’s too sloppy for that,” historian Gil Troy told JNS.
NEW YORK (JTA) — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez raised a ruckus when she said detention centers holding undocumented immigrants on the southern border are “concentration camps.”
NEW YORK (JTA) — Kyle Kashuv rose to prominence after having survived the 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. While some of his classmates went on to become gun reform activists on the left, Kashuv took a different course. A self-described political co…
WASHINGTON (JTA) — Don’t call it a peace plan, call it an “economic vision.” And don’t call the event that will unveil it next week a summit, it’s a workshop. To benefit Israelis and Palestinians. Whose officials won’t be there.
(JTA) — The California man who threatened in an online chatroom to kill Jews and commit a mass shooting at a synagogue was released on bail.
The U.S. president made the statement as the Pentagon announced that the United States will send an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East as tensions escalate between Washington and Tehran.
Felony criminal threats and gun-possession charges have been filed against Concord resident Ross Anthony Farca after he allegedly posted a series of threats against Jews on Steam, a popular video game platform.
(JTA) — The father of the Jewish victim of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre won a defamation lawsuit against the authors of a book that denies the shooting took place.