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New Israel fund sued

WASHINGTON — A pro-Israel activist has filed a complaint with the Internal Revenue Service alleging that the nonprofit New Israel Fund (NIF) electioneered in violation...

CNN election forecaster Harry Enten reflects on his Judaism, work

By Steven Silver NEW YORK — A native of the Bronx, Harry Enten, the CNN politics election forecaster, speaks with a thick New York accent and regularly drops a...

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Pro-BDS candidates win in two states

WASHINGTON — Rashida Tlaib, one of two Congress members to support the boycott Israel movement, defeated a challenger in her Michigan district’s Democratic primary...

NFL player: ‘Jews market in pedophilia’

KANSAS CITY — Another black athlete is using Twitter to promote anti-Semitic tropes. This time it’s Larry Johnson, a former running back who played seven seasons for...

Day schools expect an uptick

NEW YORK — In the last academic year, Syracuse Hebrew Day School had a grand total of 34 students enrolled in grades K-6, down from a high-water mark of 165 students...

Israel and American policing

JERUSALEM — In June, as protests against policing in the US took hold, so did an accusation about a group of programs that sends American police chiefs to learn from...

John Lewis’ history with US Jews

WASHINGTON — When John Lewis, the civil rights icon and congressman from Georgia, died at 80 last weekend, Jews in America and abroad lost an ally of nearly six...

Jewish Republicans sell Trump

WASHINGTON — When Jewish Republicans met online last weekend to talk about the best way to defeat Joe Biden, the conversation kept sliding back to a question that has...

Banner speaks brotherhood

By Toby Tabachnik, Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle via JTA PITTSBURGH — Just two days after Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson posted an anti-Semitic message...

DeSean Jackson, harshly criticized, says he’ ll visit Auschwitz

PHILADELPHIA — NFL star DeSean Jackson, who last week apologized for posting anti-Semitic quotes attributed to Adolf Hitler and Louis Farrakhan, accepted a Holocaust...