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Philadelphia-Based Muslim Organization Contributes to St. Louis Cemetery Repairs

Before Philadelphia suffered from a cemetery desecration of its own, local residents were helping a St. Louis-area cemetery recover from a similar incident. Those residents...

Local Jewish Schools, Community Centers Evacuated

On the heels of extensive damage over the weekend to the Jewish Mount Carmel Cemetery in Northeast Philadelphia, Jewish schools and community centers were...

Left-Wing Jewish Groups Ramp Up Protests of Trump’s Israel Policies and Nominee in DC

WASHINGTON — Left-wing Jewish groups have launched a string of protests in response to confirmation hearings for President Donald Trump’s nominee for ambassador to...

Sen. Casey Meets with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu to Discuss Support for Israel

Sen. Robert Casey (D-Pa) joined more than a dozen other senators in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 15 to meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...

Trump Tells Netanyahu to ‘Hold Back’ on Settlements, Vague on Two-State Solution

https://www.facebook.com/WhiteHouse/videos/1224112817676449/   By Sean Savage/JNS.org President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held their first joint press conference Wednesday at the White House, ahead of a...

OU Issues Statement Clarifying Women’s Roles

To many Jews, a ban on Orthodox female rabbis probably doesn’t sound like news — Orthodoxy has never permitted women to serve as clergy....

Israel Elwyn CEO Reflects on Changes in Field With Disability Activists

When David Marcu started working with people with disabilities, professionals like him would meet periodically to make decisions about the people they were trying...

State Sen. Daylin Leach Tangles With Trump Through Twitter

Pennsylvania state Sen. Daylin Leach took to Twitter to post an expletive-laced tweet against President Trump, according to the Associated Press. Leach, who is Jewish,...

Top Chabad Court: D.C. Is Shemtov’s Exclusive Domain

By George Altshuler The Central Committee of Chabad-Lubavitch Rabbis has declared that the movement’s activities in Washington, D.C., fall entirely under the authority of Rabbi...

Nonprofits Decry Potential Trump Cuts

By George Altshuler A single emergency domestic violence shelter exists in Maryland’s Prince George’s County, the county with the most domestic violence-related deaths in that...