Lawyer Who Promotes Anti-Sharia Laws Publishes New Study on Islamic Extremism

Little-known N.Y. lawyer David Yerushalmi has been a driving force behind a push to ban Islamic law. Now, he claims American mosques are hotbeds of extremism.


Fire Tears Through High-Profile Manhattan Synagogue

A four-alarm fire Thursday night engulfed Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun, a large and high-profile Modern Orthodox synagogue on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.

Leon Panetta, a Defense Secretary With a Long History of Cooperation with Israel

Nathan Guttman reports on how the new Pentagon chief, Leon Panetta, a Catholic budget wonk, became a friend of Israel and won the trust of American Jews.


AJC’s New ‘Green’ Building Is Also a Political Statement

The American Jewish Committee won environmentally conscious LEED certification for its headquarters. It hopes to help the planet and decrease dependence on Arab oil.

Undocumented Jews Live in Shadows of U.S. Society

Several thousand illegal Jewish immigrants live in the U.S. without proper papers, sharing a legal limbo with millions of newcomers from Mexico and Latin America.

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