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US Dept. of Homeland Security Taking Action on Anti-Semitic Attacks

5 Adar 5777 – March 2, 2017
DHS is offering its expertise to Jewish communities on protective measures, threat reporting and security awareness.

Rochester, NY Jewish Cemetery Vandalized

Cemetery manager: "I don't want to label it anti-Semitism. I don't think there's any proof of that."

Tuition-Free Jewish Day School Opening in Minnesota

The school is looking to grow by offering one year of free tuition to new families with students entering for the first time this fall.

Report: Obama Staff Collected Last-Minute Intelligence on Trump’s Russian Ties

The British and the Dutch, according to former anonymous American officials speaking to the Times, provided information on meetings between President Vladimir Putin's and Trump's associates in European cities.

Netanyahu Wants Amb. Dermer to Stay On

Dermer, 46, was born and raised in Miami Beach, Florida, the younger son of an Israeli mother and a New York-born father– who became mayor of Miami Beach in the late 1960s.

Gov. Cuomo: No Time for Arabs in Israel Visit

This would Cuomo's second journey to Israel as governor, out of three trips abroad altogether.

Trump or Not, Govt. May Push Ma’ale Adumim Annexation Bill

The new law would create an urban Jewish gap across the heart of a future Palestinian State.

Tillerson: State Department to Support Policies to Keep US Safe

4 Adar 5777 – March 1, 2017
We will work with allies to counter nations that threaten their neighbors or destabilize their regions.

Pennsylvania’s Jewish AG: Trump Said Jews May Be Behind Anti-Semitic Attacks

'He just said, Sometimes it's the reverse, to make people — or to make others — look bad.'
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Trump Opens Congressional Speech with Condemnation of Anti-Semitism

Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, Trump's national security adviser, implored the president to stop using 'radical Islamic terrorism, because terrorists who call themselves Muslims aren't following the teachings of Islam.

AG Sessions: Anti-Semitic Threats ‘Unacceptable’

2 Adar 5777 – February 28, 2017
This–the fifth–round of bomb threats against Jewish institutions this year raised angry responses from Jewish community leaders, who have been calling for a more serious and aggressive federal response to the problem.

Herzog Warns Israel to Prepare for Jews Fleeing Western Anti-Semitism

"I call on the government to urgently prepare... a national emergency plan for possible waves of immigration of our Jewish brothers to Israel."

Farewell to Chabad Lubavitch Chassidic Master of Melodies, Eli Lipsker, z’l

Eli’s recordings of Jewish music opened a path for other observant Jewish musicians and vocalists, and created an entirely new genre.

US President Trump Condemns 5th Wave of Bomb Threats to JCCs, Jewish Day Schools

"The President continues to condemn these and any other form of anti-Semitic and hateful acts in the strongest terms," Spicer said.

More than 1,500 Attend Biggest Ever Nefesh B’Nefesh Manhattan Aliyah Fair

1 Adar 5777 – February 27, 2017
Participants were invited to choose from more than 50 sessions, workshops and one-on-one meetings on topics ranging from home buying and education to professional licensing and health insurance.

Jewish Federations Bigwig Endorses David Friedman

'Obviously he made certain comments before he knew he was going to be vetted for the position of ambassador.'

Yad Vashem Asking Amazon to Stop Aiding Holocaust Denial

'The Six Million: Fact or Fiction?' by Peter Winter is reportedly available for sale by Amazon in Germany, a country where Holocaust denial is a crime.

Montana Lawmakers Advance Anti-BDS Bill

Anti-Semitism is not new to Montana; neo-Nazis targeted Jewish residents of the tiny town of Whitefish last December.

Swastikas, Racial Slurs Spray-Painted on Cars, Playground & Overpasses in Orchard Park, New York

"Some of the slurs that were painted may upgrade the charges to some form of a hate crime, but that's further down the road," police said.

Dozens of Headstones Broken at Philadelphia Jewish Cemetery [video]

1 Adar 5777 – February 26, 2017
Israeli officials called the desecration "shocking" but said, "We have full confidence in U.S. authorities to catch and punish the culprits."

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