Police investigators in St. Louis and Philadelphia have yet to report on any progress in their efforts to find those behind the vandalism attacks targeting Jewish cemeteries in both cities. Meanwhile, in Jewish communities across the country, cemetery executives are trying to figure out how to prevent the next attack.
Gerald Kaufman, who died on Sunday at the age of 86, was one of the most prominent Jews in British politics and one of the staunchest critics of Israel’s policies.
President Trump’s aide Sebastian Gorka, who according to the Forward’s expose has ties with anti-Semitic groups in Hungary, has at least one defender.
Establishing his role as President Trump’s unofficial envoy to the Jewish community, Vice President Mike Pence found himself in Las Vegas on Friday, delivering greetings from the President at the Republican Jewish Coalition’s Shabbat dinner.
At least 150 Jewish activists attended the Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC this week, a sign of a growing contingent of Jewish hawks who are not put off by Steve Bannon and who say President Trump is a champion of their beliefs.
It must have been a busy year for Ivanka Trump. So busy that she neglected to pay her New York state taxes.
Pence, accompanied by Missouri governor Eric Greitens, who is Jewish, made an unannounced visit to Chesed Shel Emeth cemetery, where more than 150 headstones were toppled over the weekend.
After hecklers shouted down Republicans in their home district town hall meetings this week, one New York representative says he’s found a way to avoid the embarrassment: don’t go. Instead, Lee Zeldin, one of two Jewish Republicans in the House, says he is doing “tele-town hall” meetings by phone.
Alt-right Milo Yiannopoulos, who is half Jewish, has resigned from Breitbart News, the latest blow to his career after he lost a book deal and a prestigious speaking gig once an interview surfaced in which he seems to speak positively about pedophilia.
CNN anchor Jake Tapper got his own “Saturday Night Live” skit last week. In a “Fatal Attraction”-style scene, the fierce newsman is seduced by Kellyanne Conway, the White House aide he had banned from his show for lying.