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Jews Join 50,000 Others in Philadelphia Women’s March

The pink p*y hats were plentiful at the Women’s March in Philadelphia on Jan. 21. From Chicago to Berlin, hundreds of thousands participated in marches...

National News

Trump and His Inaugural Day Signal Major Shifts Ahead

BY GEORGE ALTSHULER WASHINGTON, D.C. — True to form, minutes after taking the oath of office, President Donald Trump positioned himself in opposition to the...

‘There Are Jews Here’ Showcases Dwindling Small-town Religious and Cultural Life

The title of the film is There Are Jews Here but after seeing last week’s screening of the documentary in New York, viewers would...

Jewish Groups Tussle Over Friedman Pick

With Congress back in session, Jewish organizations on both the left and right are gearing up to mobilize support or opposition in the Senate...

Global News

Israeli Arabs Set Violent Precedent to Thwart Future Demolitions of Illegal Communities

The protesters were hoping to create deterrence in order to pressure the state of Israel against initiating any future demolitions of illegal Bedouin settlements....

Trump Invites Netanyahu to White House, US Embassy Move at ‘Very Beginning Stages’

(JNS.org) President Donald Trump invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to visit Washington, D.C., next month as part of their first official conversation since...

Jerusalem Truck-Ramming Attack Draws Comparisons to Nice, Berlin and 9/11

By Alex Traiman/JNS.org A Palestinian driver rammed a truck into a crowd of Israeli soldiers Sunday at the scenic Haas Promenade overlooking Jerusalem’s Old City,...

Israel News

Israeli Arabs Set Violent Precedent to Thwart Future Demolitions of Illegal Communities

The protesters were hoping to create deterrence in order to pressure the state of Israel against initiating any future demolitions of illegal Bedouin settlements....

Former Philadelphian, University of Haifa Professor Steven Plaut Dies at 65

Steven Plaut, who was born in Philadelphia in 1951 and emigrated to Israel in 1981, where he became an economics professor at the University...

Jerusalem Truck-Ramming Attack Draws Comparisons to Nice, Berlin and 9/11

By Alex Traiman/JNS.org A Palestinian driver rammed a truck into a crowd of Israeli soldiers Sunday at the scenic Haas Promenade overlooking Jerusalem’s Old City,...