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JDC Provides Rosh Hashanah Aid to Elderly Jews in the Former Soviet Union

Impoverished elderly Jews across the former Soviet Union are expected to receive extra food and traditional holiday fare, including apples and honey, for the...

Facebook Removes Option to Target ‘Jew Haters’ with Advertisements

Facebook has disabled the ability for advertisers to target anti-Semitic interests on its platform following media inquiries that created controversy over the feature. Before the...

Genetic Screening Urged During Tay-Sachs Awareness Month

September is Tay-Sachs Awareness Month and JScreen, a non-profit public health initiative based at Atlanta’s Emory University School of Medicine, is urging people at...

Hurricane Overload: Houston Rebuilds, Floridians Unsure of When to Return

Howard and Tammy Levene have been through a bit of a whirlwind, to say the least. The couple, married last year, reside in Bay Harbor...

News Briefs: Bacon Lawsuit; Charges for Death of MMA Fighter; Rabbi Says OK to...

Three Teens Charged in Death of Orthodox Jewish MMA Fighter A 16-year-old girl and two 18-year-old men were charged with first-degree murder in the July...

News Briefs: State Senator Under Fire for Remarks, Polish Tour Organization President Fired, and...

Gubernatorial Candidate Criticized For Calling Businessman a ‘Hungarian Jew’ Republican State Sen. Scott Wagner came under fire for calling billionaire businessman George Soros a “Hungarian...

ADL Sees Further Increase in Donations

The mid-August events that transpired in Charlottesville, Va., during the “Unite the Right” rally, which left one woman dead, provided Nazi-inspired imagery many thought...

Houston Resident Details Hurricane Harvey Devastation

By Marc Shapiro   Maayan Bobylev has had a front seat to the unprecedented decimation from Hurricane Harvey in Houston, which has poured 2 feet...

Israeli Aid Group Sends Emergency Experts to Flood-ravaged Texas

(JNS.org) IsraAID, an Israeli international humanitarian organization, says it’s sending a team of experts from Israel and the U.S. to assist Texas residents dealing...

Philadelphia Community Sends Relief to Houston in Hurricane Harvey’s Wake

The images and video footage coming from Texas the last few days are nothing short of horrific. Houses submerged under water. Cars sinking into the...