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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...

Israeli Cachibol for Moms Gaining Momentum in U.S.

By Toby Tabachnick   Ofra Abramovich was caught up in the routine of her life as a stay-at-home mom in Kfar Saba near Tel Aviv when...

Third Wave of Bomb Threats Hits JCCs

At least 13 Jewish community centers across the United States were targeted with bomb threats on Tuesday in the third wave of such mass...

Jews Take to Twitter to Protest Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban’

On Friday, President Donald Trump signed an executive order on immigration that “indefinitely barred Syrian refugees from entering the United States, suspended all refugee...

Rabbi Hier on Inauguration, American Democracy

By Mathew Klickstein Rabbi Marvin Hier, dean and founder of the Simon Wiesenthal Center and the Museum of Tolerance, knows a thing or two about...