Yeshiva University, the flagship educational institution of Modern Orthodox Judaism, issued a statement Monday that appeared to criticize President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily banning immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries.
(JTA) — At least 11 Jewish community centers across the United States were targeted with bomb threats in the third wave of such mass disruption this month. Paul Goldenberg, the director of Secure Community Networks — an affiliate of the Jewish federations of North America, which advises Jewish groups and institutions on security — said the threats were…64
For Stephen Miller and Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump’s recent executive order is the beginning of a larger program of immigration reform.
Milo Yiannopoulos told a crowd in the latest installment of his “Dangerous Faggot” tour that he’s not part of the “alt-right,” but rather a “gay Jew.”
Julia Ioffe’s family left the Soviet Union due to anti-Semitism, and like many had a difficult time securing visas and funds for their trip.
President Donald Trump has a new nickname for Charles Schumer, leader of the Senate Democrats.
JERUSALEM (JTA) — The Yad Vashem Holocaust museum said in a statement that the Holocaust was “was the unprecedented genocide of six million Jews.” The Holocaust memorial and museum in Jerusalem issued a statement Tuesday discussing several of the events it held in commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day. “Yad Vashem representatives stressed to all…4
AMSTERDAM (JTA) – Citing Arab countries’ bans on allowing in Israelis, the Dutch anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders called critics of the U.S. visa ban “hypocrites.” Wilders, whose rightist Party for Freedom has been leading in five major polls conducted this month ahead of the March general elections, on Sunday made the assertion about President Donald Trump’s…
(JTA) — A Torah scroll valued at some $70,000 was stolen from a Jewish school in Lakewood, New Jersey. The Torah scroll was in a safe, which was removed by two burglars in a theft caught by a surveillance camera. The men have not yet been identified. The burglars reportedly entered the Cheder Torah Zev…
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he would “explain and clarify” a tweet seen as supporting President Donald Trump’s plan to build a wall at the Mexico border to keep out illegal immigrants. The tweet has caused a diplomatic uproar between Israel and Mexico since it was posted Saturday. “I take this…
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