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Bahrain commites to combatting anti-Semitism

WASHINGTON — A Bahraini institute has signed an agreement with the US State Dept. to combat anti-Semitism, anti-Zionism and delegitimization of Israel. The memorandum...

United States of Anxiety

NEW YORK — American Jews are anxious. They’re worried about COVID-19, which already has killed a quarter million Americans and is spreading more rapidly as winter...

Jewish voter push

WASHINGTON — Partisan Jewish organizations are doing what they do every cycle: focusing on getting the vote out, especially in swing states where the margin between...

Jewish advocates pay attention to Supreme Court’s current docket

WASHINGTON — The uncertainty surrounding the makeup of the Supreme Court led to a quieter-than-normal kickoff for the court’s 2021 decision-making season. But even...

3,000 Faces of COVID

NEW YORK — When Alex Goldstein first set out to memorialize Americans who died of COVID-19, he was overwhelmed by the vastness of the task ahead. That was in March,...

Mark Zuckerberg (Justin Sullivan/Getty)

Facebook bans Holocaust denial

WASHINGTON — Facebook announced that it will now ban any posts that deny or distort the Holocaust, a landmark change from its previous policy. For years, Facebook and...

Homeland Security: White supremacists biggest threat

WASHINGTON — A new report from the Dept. of Homeland Security names white supremacists as the biggest domestic terror threat in the US. The Homeland Threat...

Tense Brooklyn anti-COVID protest

NEW YORK — A tense and at times violent protest by Orthodox Jews against New York’s crackdown on gatherings in their neighborhoods mixed with Orthodox leaders...

A rundown of the top Jewish political donors this election cycle

WASHINGTON — George Soros may draw some of the most vociferous criticism, but he’s hardly the biggest political donor in this cash-heavy election cycle — Democrat...

Who are the ‘Proud Boys’?

NEW YORK — Who are the Proud Boys, the far-right group that Donald Trump name-checked at the first presidential debate this week? And do they hate Jews? At the debate...