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Workers place headstones back on their bases on Feb. 21 morning at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery in the St. Louis area. (James Griesedieck/St. Louis Jewish Light)

Trump denounces anti-Semitism after more bomb threats, cemetery vandalism

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump denounced anti-Semitism a day after bomb threats to at least 10 Jewish community centers across the country and a large-scale...

David Friedman testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Feb. 16. (Win McNamee/Getty)

Friedman: ‘No excuse’ for ‘kapo’

WASHINGTON — David Friedman at the launch of US Senate hearings to confirm him as ambassador to Israel said there was “no excuse” for his past rhetoric targeting...

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch on Capitol Hill, February 1, in Washington, DC. (Drew Angerer/Getty)

Gorsuch under the Jewish microscope

WASHINGTON — On June 27, 2013, the US Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, based in Denver, handed down a decision that would make history a year later when it was...

Lisa Davidson joined the New York rally.

Jews join rallies supporting refugees

NEW YORK— Over 100 years ago, Barnett Levine was greeted by the New York skyline and the Statue of Liberty as he arrived in the US, having fled anti-Semitism and...

Benjamin Netanyahu, left, and President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House, Feb. 15. (Andrew Harrer/Getty)

Trump, Bibi seek new approaches

WASHINGTON — Meeting with President Donald Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called for a “regional approach” to making peace with the Palestinians...

Benjamin Netanyahu meets with Donald Trump, in New York, Sept. 25, 2016. ( Kobi Gideon/GPO)

Trump alters course on Iran, settlements?

WASHINGTON — Israeli settlements are no big problem. Wait — maybe they are, after all. The Iran deal is trash. No, the deal is here to stay, despite being...

The FBI logo outside its HQ in Washington, DC. (Yuri Gripas/AFP/Getty)

JCC threat suspects: FBI is on it

NEW YORK — A person calls a Jewish institution, makes a bomb threat and hangs up. The call lasts no more than a minute, the caller’s voice is disguised and the call...

Judge Neil Gorsuch speaks after being nominated him for the Supreme Court, Jan. 31, 2017. (Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty)

Jews split on Gorsuch nomination

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump nominated to the Supreme Court Neil Gorsuch, a federal judge known to favor protections of religious belief in the public square...

Barack Obama met with PA President Mahmoud Abbas at the UN in 2014. (Allan Tannenbaum/Getty)

Trump reviews Obama’s $221 million to Palestinians

WASHINGTON — The State Department is reviewing the Obama administration’s decision to send $221 million to the PA on the morning of Donald Trump’s inauguration....

In LA, measles outbreak

LOS ANGELES — A measles outbreak in Los Angeles County, Calif., is centered on the Orthodox Jewish community, according to reports. Some 20 people have been infected...