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Trump Makes Historic, Yet Private Visit to Western Wall

By JNS.org President Donald Trump made a historic, yet private visit Monday to Jerusalem’s Western Wall, becoming the first sitting American president to do so. Trump,...

Is Trump’s Intelligence Disclosure Bad for Israel? Depends Who You Ask.

A day after it was reported that President Donald Trump had given top secret intelligence from Israel to Russia, a bipartisan group of lawmakers...

Parents a Necessary Part of This Holocaust Education Journey

Part two of the Paper Clips story WHITWELL, TENN. — When you’re in eighth grade, probably the last people you want to hang out with...

Disability Protests Hit Close to Home

Hundreds of disability rights activists staged a raucous demonstration near the White House on May 15. And for some Jewish advocates, the chants of...

Firing of Comey Fuels Twitter Doubt and Suspicion

On Tuesday, President Trump rocked the political sphere with the announcement that FBI Director James Comey was fired, acting on recommendations from Attorney General...

Trump Honors Holocaust in D.C.

In a somber, conventional 15-minute speech, President Donald Trump commemorated the Holocaust Tuesday in Washington by praising the survivors of the genocide of 6...

Reconstructionist Resolution Affirms Transgender Rights

There are several reasons why the rights of transgender individuals is a Jewish issue, according to Rabbi Fred Scherlinder Dobb of Adat Shalom Reconstructionist...

‘Listener’ Greenblatt is Trump’s Ears in the Mideast

No matter the situation, there are a few certainties about Jason Greenblatt: He is pragmatic, he listens well and he wears a kippah. After an...

Cordish Rides Trump Ties to White House Gig

If Donald Trump had not sued Reed Cordish’s father, the younger Cordish might not be working in the White House today. Cordish, 42, is...

Comedian Don Rickles Dies at 90

Caustic Borscht Belt comedian Don Rickles — who married a Philadelphia native named Barbara Sklar — died April 6 at the age of 90,...