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Teen Charged in 'Dirty Jew' Attack on Rabbi in Brooklyn Subway Station

By JTA

Police have arrested a 15-year old boy for allegedly participating in an anti-Semitic attack at a Brooklyn subway station.Read More


American Jewish Committee Backs Keystone Pipeline

By JTA

The American Jewish Committee urged President Obama to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline, virtually alone among Jewish groups in endorsing the project.Read More


Israel Gives Green Light to 78 Settler Homes

By Reuters

Israel on Wednesday approved the construction of 78 new homes in two settlements on West Bank land annexed to Jerusalem, likely to aggravate Palestinian anger at a time when violence has flared, including a deadly attack on a synagogue.Read More


Albert Einstein Letter on Jewish Heritage on Block for $10K

By Yael Even Or

A letter by Albert Einstein defending his Jewish heritage will go on the auction block in Los Angeles Friday, with bidding starting at $10,000.Read More


Slain Druze Police Officer Mourned by Thousands

By JTA

Thousands, including busloads of haredi Orthodox Jews, attended the funeral of the Druze police officer killed in the terror attack on a synagogue in Jerusalem.Read More


Jews Join Rare Interfaith Unity Gathering To Condemn Jihadis

By Reuters

Senior Muslim, Christian and Jewish leaders condemned violence by jihadi militants such as Islamic State (IS) at a Saudi-backed conference on Wednesday in a rare display of inter-faith unity aimed at promoting tolerance and diversity.Read More


Edgy Congregants Return to Jerusalem Synagogue on Day After Terror Attack

By Jeffrey Heller

Edgy worshippers return to the Jerusalem synagogue where four rabbis and a policeman were killed in a bloody attack. Will Har Nof’s shul ever be the same?Read More


Fighting Anti-Semitic Graffiti in Argentina's 'Jewish Gaucho' Town

By JTA

Argentine students from four non-Jewish schools, the local Jewish community, the national political Jewish umbrella and the municipal government joined forces to paint over anti-Semitic graffiti.Read More


UCLA Students Vote 8-2 for Israel Divestment Bill

By JTA

The UCLA undergraduate student government passed a resolution that calls for the University of California to divest from American companies that are accused of abusing Palestinian human rights.Read More


Ex-Hasidic Man Sues for $1.25M Over Poor Education

By JTA

A lapsed haredi Orthodox Jew is suing the Quebec government for $1.25 million for not enforcing provincial education guidelines that he says left him virtually illiterate and unemployable.Read More


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