NEW YORK (JTA) — New York’s state legislature approved a bill that would provide greater oversight of an Orthodox-controlled school district along with $3 million in aid. The bill concerning the embattled and financially troubled East Ramapo School District in New York’s Rockland County, passed both houses of the legislature Thursday and will now go to Gov. Andrew…
Prominent rabbi Marc Schneier has started working with a Muslim advocacy group that has been off-limits to major Jewish groups due to its alleged ties to Hamas and anti-Israel views.60
The House of Representatives easily passed a $576 billion defense appropriations bill — including an allocation of $635 million for Israel’s missile defense programs, which the president said he would veto.40
The man whom authorities believe killed British lawmaker Jo Cox Thursday is said to have a history of involvement with an American neo-Nazi organization.3
The body of a Long Island Jewish man who went missing while paddleboarding off the coast of Long Island Sunday was found.
During a visit to Israel, Mike Huckabee, an ex-governor of Arkansas and former candidate in the U.S. Republican presidential primaries, defended the anti-Muslim rhetoric of presumptive nominee Donald Trump, whom Huckabee said would make a “great president” for the Jewish state.
Belgian school students are suspected of anti-Semitic bullying against a Jewish classmate, whom they reportedly sprayed with deodorants in the showers in a reference to Nazi gas chambers.
Dr. Irving Moskowitz, an American Jewish philanthropist who stirred controversy by donating millions of dollars to Jewish settlement efforts in the West Bank and eastern Jerusalem, has died at 88.30
Bernie Sanders told his followers that the priority now was defeating Donald Trump and the bigotry he said the GOP nominee represented.
Donald Trump may have the full support of Jewish mega-donor Sheldon Adelson, along with his reported pledge of $100 million, but the New York billionaire might sorely miss several other Jewish Republican donors turned off by his views on immigration and minorities and his choice of words and tone.163
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