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Campus BDS Resolutions Rejected in Maryland, Adopted in Michigan

On the same day that the University of Maryland’s student government overwhelmingly rejected a resolution to divest from companies doing business with Israel, the...

High School Students Help Out Houston

Upon seeing the destruction left in Hurricane Harvey’s wake in August, both the Greater Philadelphia and Jewish communities stepped up to help Houston residents,...

Israeli President Mediates Between Government, Diaspora

LOS ANGELES — Striking a unifying note against a background that has included some of the most discordant events in relations between the Jewish...

‘We’re Working Very Hard’ on Mideast Peace Plan, Ambassador David Friedman Reveals

Speaking exclusively with JNS.org, U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman on Sunday night confirmed a report that a team from the Trump administration is drafting an...

Congress Expected to Advance Bill Targeting Palestinian Authority’s Terror Payments

The Taylor Force Act, legislation targeting the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) payments to convicted terrorists and their families, is expected to receive broad bipartisan support...

Jewish Leaders Appalled as Rutgers Calls Employing Assad Defender ‘Academic Freedom’

Jewish leaders are strongly criticizing Rutgers University for employing a longtime Syrian government official to teach in its political science department. Dr. Mazen Adi, who...

Groups See Surge in Activism Since 2016 Election

Rebecca Ennen clearly remembers the raw emotions of the day following Donald Trump’s election. Ennen, deputy director of the progressive nonprofit Jews United for Justice,...

News Briefs: Anti-Semitism, Census Data and More

RSVP Philadelphia Collecting Coupons for Military Personnel To help overseas military personnel, RSVP Philadelphia is asking area residents to donate unused manufacturers’ food coupons to...

Watchdog Calls for Probe into Rutgers Professor who Accused Israel of Organ Trafficking

UN Watch, an international human rights group, is calling on the U.S. to launch an investigation into Rutgers University’s Prof. Mazen Adi, who has...

Reported Anti-Semitic Incidents Up 71 Percent in Pennsylvania

Anti-Semitic incidents reported in Pennsylvania are up 71 percent in the first nine months of 2017 compared to a year earlier, the Anti-Defamation League...