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No surprise: Jews favor Dems

A poll showed that the Supreme Court’s removal of abortion protections and concerns about democracy are driving Jewish turnout in November, which will favor Democrats...

New York to oversee non-public schools

On Sept. 13, the New York State Board of Regents voted to allow significant oversight of all non-public schools in the state; it is a measure many say is aimed squarely...

Greeting migrants

The first sight that many of the migrants who have arrived over the last few weeks at the Port Authority bus terminal in Manhattan after a long ride from the southern US...

Politics of nature

Five months after canceling its planned trips to Israel, and then — following outrage from Jewish organizations — apologizing days later and saying the trips would...

New White House liaison to the Jewish community

Late last month, Shelley Greenspan, a Jewish advocacy and outreach veteran, was named as the White House liaison to the Jewish community.

Anne Frank's Diary: The Graphic Adaptation

Texas school district orders ‘Anne Frank’ removal

A school district in suburban Fort Worth, Texas, has ordered its librarians to remove an illustrated adaptation of “The Diary of Anne Frank” from their shelves.

Meta’s new bot: anti-Jewish, or just stupid?

A new artificial intelligence chatbot released on Aug. 5 by Meta Platforms Inc., the parent company of Facebook, is under fire for its anti-Semitic and anti-Israel...

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Polio in NYC wastewater

Polio has been detected in New York City wastewater, three weeks after a Jewish man in Rockland County was diagnosed with the first polio case in the US in 10 years.

Iranian American Jews making strides in politics

Following local and statewide elections in the past few months, members of the sizable Iranian Jewish community living in Southern California have again made inroads...

Levin dynasty ends in Michigan

A Jewish political dynasty’s four-decade run in Congress has come to an end after Rep. Andy Levin conceded to Rep. Haley Stevens in Michigan’s 11th congressional...