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Young Zionists try to stand up

NEW YORK — Two weeks after the recent flareup of violence in Israel and Gaza, as fights over Israel and Palestine raged on social media, Julia Jassey wondered aloud...

Pro-Israel advocacy faces change

WASHINGTON — When a Jewish Democratic congressman initiated a letter last week demanding increased assistance for the Palestinians following the latest Israel-Gaza...

Where are the allies?

By Philissa Cramer NEW YORK — When Daniela Weiner heard about a virtual bake sale against anti-Semitism, the Chicago pastry chef and food photographer didn’t think...

Halal and kosher in the same store

By Nicole Raz, Jewish News of Greater Phoenix TUCSON — Tucked between a dance school and a ’60s retro lounge on a quiet street in Tucson, Ariz., sits a small...

Mental health, post-COVID

By Stewart Ain NEW YORK — When New York was caught in the midst of a brutal wave of COVID-19 last spring, the daily death toll reaching as high as […]

Anti-Semitism erupts in the US

NEW YORK — The organization that advises US Jewish communities on security matters said it recorded an 80% spike in anti-Semitic acts in the last month amid Israel’s...

Bail reform debate sharpens

NEW YORK — When a suspect in a series of synagogue attacks in the Riverdale section of the Bronx was released by a judge without bail on May 2, it […]

New Pew picture of American Jewry

NEW YORK — Meet America’s Jews: They’re older, more educated, richer and less religious, on average, than the rest of the country. They’re overwhelmingly white,...

Gabby Giffords: ‘Change in our grasp’

we becoming numb to mass shootings? Are incidents of gun violence in which multiple people are killed or injured becoming so routine that after the initial shock for a...

Walter Mondale: The liberal for Israel

MINNEAPOLIS — Walter Mondale, the former vice president who represented a time in American history when being pro-Israel and progressive were often synonymous, has...