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B’nai B’rith Portugal honors nun who said kaddish for a Jewish man –

B’nai B’rith Portugal honors nun who said kaddish for a Jewish man – Read more »

B’nai B’rith ‘surprised, disappointed’ no SOTU mention of Jew-hatred

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No motive yet from police in murder of Detroit synagogue leader –

(October 21, 2023 / JNS) Detroit police found Samantha Woll, 40, president of the egalitarian Isaac Agree Downtown Synagogue, dead outside her home on Saturday morning. A trail of blood leading back to her home indicated to the police that she was stabbed multiple times there, the Detroit Free Press reported. Read more » »

Hamas terrorists beheaded children, Biden confirms in Jewish leaders roundtable –

(October 11, 2023 / JNS) Speaking to a roundtable of Jewish leaders at the White House on Wednesday afternoon, U.S. President Joe Biden appeared to confirm recent reporting, which many had questioned, of Hamas terrorists decapitating babies. Read more » »

UK civil-society groups unite against Hamas attacks on Israel –

(October 9, 2023 / JNS) Nearly 30 civil-society groups across the United Kingdom have come together to denounce the multi-pronged assault by Hamas on Israel over the weekend that has to date left 900 dead, more than 2,000 wounded and 130-plus in the captivity of the terror group that rules the Gaza Strip. Read more » »

‘Long overdue,’ Israel is first in Middle East in US Visa Waiver Program  –

(September 27, 2023 / JNS) U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas announced on Wednesday that Israel has been admitted officially as the 41st nation in the U.S. Visa Waiver Program. The announcement, which the secretary made in consultation with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, means that as of Nov. Read more » »

US Jewish groups packed their schedules during UN General Assembly –

(September 26, 2023 / JNS) The U.N. General Assembly is best known for its annual, high-level General Debate, during which world leaders do not debate but instead take the podium individually to broadcast largely promotional messages to the globe. Read more » »

California ethnic-studies faculty label Jews ‘highly funded lobby groups’ –

(September 20, 2023 / JNS) A faculty group contacted California Gov. Gavin Newsom to air its grievances in response to efforts by Jewish and other organizations to remove antisemitism from proposed public-school curriculums. The Sept. Read more » »

Tashlich is more than a spiritual, Marie Kondo purge, experts say –

(September 18, 2023 / JNS) Earlier this month, Royal Auction House in Toms River, N.J., sold an 1806 illustrated, handwritten Tashlich guide for $5,000. Last month, Appel Auction in New York offered but didn’t sell a 19th-century painting depicting the rite. Read more » »

Jewish groups urge extradition of Ahlam Tamimi; Jordan unlikely to turn over terrorist –

(September 14, 2023 / JNS) The American Jewish Committee mentions Ahlam Tamimi twice on its website—in 2020 and in 2018. Read more » »