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Jewish students at Tufts University in Medford, Mass. (Jonathan Wiggs/Boston Globe/Getty)

At Tufts, Hillel called ‘exploitative,’ ‘Zionist’

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5778SECTION A PAGE 10 By Yvette Alt BOSTON — Tufts University’s Hillel is described as “an organization that supports a white supremacist...

Ben Davis, Rabbi Avraham Mintz and Quincy Carpenter pose before Davis and Carpenter take off for Houston in the Junk Trunk.

Houston recovery will take years

HOUSTON — The Jewish community in Houston has seen “devastating” damage from Hurricane Harvey and could take years to recover, a federation official said....

Three 'Dreamers' originally from Ecuador gather for a protest in Grand Army Plaza in Manhattan, Sept. 5. (Drew Angerer/Getty)

Jewish organizations decry DACA move

WASHINGTON — An array of Jewish groups and lawmakers attacked President Donald Trump’s decision to end an Obama-era program granting protections to illegal im-...

ADL, US mayors in joint plan to fight extremism

The US Conference of Mayors (USCM) and the ADL have announced a joint plan to fight extremism and bigotry and to promote justice and equality in response to the...

A Muslim man sits at Alt Takwa Mosque in Brooklyn, June 20, 2017. (Mohammed Elshamy/Anadolu Agency/Getty)

Jewish groups aid mosques concerned about security

NEW YORK — With anti-Islam hate crimes on the rise, Muslim leaders are working harder to secure their mosques and institutions. Some are turning to Jewish experts for...

Michael Duke, associate editor of the Houston Jewish Herald-Voice, managed to write his articles during Harvey.

Newspaper production opens a lens on flooded Houston

HOUSTON — As Hurricane Harvey bore down on Houston on Aug. 25, Vicki Samuels Levy dashed over to the offices of the Houston Jewish Herald-Voice, took the proofs of...

White supremacists and members of antifa clashing at Emancipation Park in Charlottesville, Va., Aug. 12. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty)

Who is ‘antifa’?

NEW YORK — Is it OK to punch a Nazi in the face? That’s the question animating much of the discussion of the Aug. 12 white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va.,...

Richard Spencer

White nationalist calls himself a ‘white Zionist’

TEL AVIV — White nationalist leader Richard Spencer told Israelis during an evening TV interview that they should respect him because he is essentially a “white...

Michael Signer speaks on Meet the Press, Aug. 14, 2017.

Charlottesville’s Jewish mayor

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Michael Signer, the Jewish mayor of Charlottesville, has one thing in common with the white supremacists who descended on his southern Virginia...

Taylor Force

Bipartisan support for Taylor Force Act

WASHINGTON — A key Senate panel has advanced a bill that would reduce US payments to the Palestinians as long as the PA continues to pay subsidies to the families of...