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Burlington, Vermont won’t embrace BDS

BURLINGTON, Vt. — The sponsor of a bill that would have made Burlington, Vt. the first city in America to divest from Israel is withdrawing his legislation, citing...

Northeast mop-up in high gear

By Faygie Holt The Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest, NJ, announced Sept. 3 it will make an emergency allocation of up to $25,000 to help low-income families in...

‘No legitimate opposition’ to Syed

WASHINGTON — Sen. Ben Cardin, a Maryland Democrat, is one of Israel’s staunchest defenders in Congress — and he thinks Republican attacks on one of President Joe...

Who is NY Gov. Kathy Hochul?

By Stewart Ain, New York Jewish Week via JTA NEW YORK — Kathy Hochul, who is set to succeed Andrew Cuomo as governor of New York, is no stranger to […]

JewBelong fights anti-Semitism with eye-catching messages

By Eliyahu Kamisher, J., The Jewish News of Northern California via JTA SAN FRANCISCO — Dozens of hot-pink billboards and transit ads have appeared in major American...

Is foreign aid to Israel being conditioned?

The annual bill that determines what funds the US will disburse overseas passed last week, and it has new language. Here’s a breakdown of the Israel-related content in...

Pro-Israel candidate wins in Ohio race

Shontel Brown, a Cuyahoga County councilwoman, came from behind in the polls to win a critical Democratic primary in a Cleveland area district with a substantial Jewish...

Sen. Carl Levin dies

Carl Levin, the Jewish Michigander who spent 36 years as a focused public servant and pro-Israel voice in the Senate, has died at 87. The Levin Center at Wayne State...

Five states consider sanctions on Ben & Jerry’s

WASHINGTON — Could Ben & Jerry’s decision to stop selling its ice cream in the West Bank trigger many or all of the laws that US states have passed in […]

When Holocaust education meets critical race theory

By Eleanor Stern NEW ORLEANS — At first, Danny Mintz was excited to learn that lawmakers in his state, Louisiana, were considering mandating Holocaust education in...