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Alyssa Milano refuses to speak at Women’s March

NEW YORK — Actress and activist Alyssa Milano said she won’t speak at the next Women’s March if it is organized by two current leaders who will not condemn...

Benjamin Netanyahu and Angela Merkel meet in Jerusalem, Oct. 4, 2018. (Lior Mizrahi/Getty)

Merkel ‘gets it’ on Israel, Germany

By Toby Axelrod BERLIN — Israeli author Eldad Beck regards Angela Merkel’s engagement with Israel and Judaism as “spectacular.” Germany’s chancellor has...

Elaine Luria, left, and Elissa Slotkin are among the new faces in Congress.

Jewish women among Congress victors

WASHINGTON — Last week’s midterm elections were hailed as a victory for gender parity, as an unprecedented number of women won bids to serve in Congress. More than...

Damage in Southern Israel after Hamas fires hundreds of rockets. (Reuven Sagron/TPS)

Live updates: Southern Israel attacked by Hamas

By Yona Schnitzer An Israeli bus was hit by an anti-tank missile shot from Gaza on Monday evening, Nov. 12, severely wounding a 19-year-old male. This is an ongoing...

Flowers unexpectedly found at Bev Rouleau’s desk in her store in the aftermath of the Pittsburgh massacre.

Non-Jews in Denver reach out after Pittsburgh

Jews trapped in the emotional trauma of Pittsburgh instinctively seek comfort from other Jews. Who else can possibly understand the pain, the outrage, the loss? But over...

Rabbi Tzvi Steinberg is spiritual leader of Zera Abraham.

After Pittsburgh, 200 gather in Denver to recite Psalms

Seven Orthodox congregations held a Psalms recital, Oct. 31, at Congregation Zera Abraham, in the aftermath of the murder of 11 Jews at Tree of Life congregation in...

Rabbi Larry Moldo

Hundreds gather in Cheyenne to honor Pittsburgh victims

Mt. Sinai in Cheyenne held an interfaith anti-hate and memorial event, Oct. 29, to commemorate the victims of the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Dave Lerner,...

Fred Guttenberg at a CNN town hall meeting in Sunrise, Fla., Feb. 21, 2018. (Michael Laughlin/Sun Sentinel/TNS/Getty)

Guns: Two bereaved fathers differ

MIAMI — Jaime Guttenberg and Meadow Pollack shared many similarities. Both were brown-haired and bright-eyed girls, beloved by friends and family. Both were passionate...

Ron DeSantis (Jeff Mitchell)

Pro- and anti-Israel forces win in midterm elections

NEW YORK — Democrats took control of the House of Representatives in the midterm elections held Tuesday, Nov. 6, with Jewish Congress members poised to take key...

Jared Polis, pictured in the IJN offices. (Tim McClanahan)

Historic win: Polis will be Colorado’s first Jewish governor

Colorado Democratic Congressman Jared Polis beat Republican State Treasurer Walker Stapleton on Nov. 6 to become Colorado’s 43rd governor, and its first Jewish...