NEW YORK — Four in five Jewish New Yorkers said they were more likely to say they were “very” or “somewhat” bothered by vandalism or property damage targeting religion in a survey on harassment of minority groups leading up to the 2016 presidential election and its aftermath.
WASHINGTON — The Republican Jewish Coalition is set to spend more than $500,000 to target a Democratic congressional candidate in a Philadelphia-area district whose charity has given to anti-Israel groups.
WASHINGTON — Simmering beneath the heated debate over whether Holocaust references are appropriate in the debate over the Trump administration’s policy of separating migrant families is a question of terminology: Are the shelters where the migrants are housed correctly described as “concentr…
WASHINGTON — Michael Cohen, the lawyer for President Donald Trump who has become a focus of a federal investigation into improprieties in Trump’s campaign and presidency, quit a senior position in the Republican Party, citing his opposition to Trump’s immigration policies and invoking the ex…
Surfside is Miami’s most Jewish neighborhood — it’s home to less than 6,000 people, and at least 2,500 of them are Orthodox Jews. As explained in an article on Vice’s Munchies vertical, the Chabad-Lubavitch movement fueled a Jewish renaissance in the 1980s in the area, which used to harbor a…
WASHINGTON— A pro-Israel businessman doing public relations work for Qatar funneled $100,000 in funds from the Arab country to the Zionist Organization of America.
Ivanka Trump asked her father, President Donald Trump, to find a legislative solution to end the policy of separating illegal migrant children from their parents at the U.S. border.
A group representing children hidden during the Holocaust slammed the U.S. border policy of separating families seeking asylum.
A former Soviet refugee is suing his son’s day care for refusing to allow the four-year-old to wear a Star of David pendant.
Some business leaders are condemning the Trump administration's decision to separate children from parents who are accused of crossing the border illegally, but it's unclear what impact — if any — they will have.
"To be sure, like millions of Americans on both sides of the political divide, we want our leaders to solve the humanitarian crisis at hand. But we denounce the alarming wholesale misappropriation of the the Nazi Holocaust by critics of current policies," Rabbis Marvin Hier and Abraham Cooper said in a statement.
(JTA) — When Mary McCabe explains America’s immigration courts to children who have been separated from their parents, she tries to make it interactive.
Let me start by stating what should be obvious: Holocaust comparisons are lazy and more often than not hysterical. They diminish Nazism and genocide by making them synonyms for “very bad things.” You may regard the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance stance at the border, and its policy of…
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump signed off on a U.S. policy of maintaining an ambiguous posture on Israel’s nuclear capability.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions called comparisons of U.S. border policies for illegal immigrants to Nazi policies a “real exaggeration.”
Donald Trump becomes fourth U.S. president to sign letter saying U.S. will not pressure Israel to forfeit its rumored nuclear capabilities
NEW YORK — Growing up in the Orthodox community of Monsey, New York, as the son of an African-American mother who converted to Judaism and a white Ashkenazi father who became religious later in life, Isaiah Rothstein knows what it’s like not to fit in. The New York hamlet is known for its la…
(JTA) — The Orthodox Union joined an open letter signed by 26 other Jewish organizations opposing separation of migrants’ families at the border.
Former head of the Central Intelligence Agency and National Security Agency Michael Hayden compared the Trump administration’s immigration policies to Nazi Germany.