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'We applaud the South Carolina legislators for standing up against the recent surge of anti-Jewish bigotry.'
The bipartisan bill codifies the State Department definition of anti-Semitism, and... "is meant to protect Jewish students from discrimination."
Two leading Republican senators and former presidential contenders are "hitting back" at the Obama White House over Israel.
Jewish community centers in American East Coast cities and Jewish schools in London, England were evacuated due to called-in warnings of explosives in the buildings.
The ardently pro-Israel Rep. Clemmons described a positive future for Israel during Trump era.
Pres.-elect Trump has appointed anti-BDS Governor Nikki Haley to the pivotal position of US envoy to the UN.
President Barack Obama declares a state of emergency to free up resources to help Florida after the storm.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott: "Millions will lose power, possibly for a long period of time... Evacuate, evacuate, evacuate."
Did Netanyahu sign the MOU in return for an Obama promise to leave him alone between Nov. 9 and January 17?
A student at the high school reported the death threats to authorities Friday evening; they included pics of weapons and neo-Nazi images.
The President preached to Jews that they are not in control and should have a "sweet year" with neighbors. He told Muslims in July they celebrate a great holiday.
Obama and his predecessors have always "known" how to "fix" the Middle East while their domestic problems spin out of control.
"The issues with Jews is [sic[not their blood, but their identity. I think that if we could somehow destroy the Jewish identity, then they wouldn't [sic] cause much of a problem."
Ordinarily, Chanukah is a time to hug and kiss the kids as we sing in front of the menorah. This past Chanukah was an exception. Instead of putting my arms around my children, I watched them light the menorah on a streaming video from my iPad while I rested comfortably in my hospital bed.
When Rabbi Henry Soussan went through training at Fort Jackson in 2002, area Jewish options were limited, and being able to participate in Jewish holiday celebrations was tough. Nearly 10 years later, the instructor at the Columbia, South Carolina installation’s chaplain school is proud of the Chabad-Lubavitch-run Aleph House, which gives civilians and soldiers a Jewish base while they’re away from home.
Last month we traced the establishment and development of the Jewish Community in Charleston, South Carolina, and its first synagogue, Kahal Kodesh (Holy Congregation) Beth Elokim (KKBE). From its inception in 1749 the synagogue was Orthodox and followed the Sephardic ritual. (This was the case with all of the synagogues founded during colonial times.)
The English first settled at Albemarle Point in what is now South Carolina in 1670. In 1680 this settlement was moved to a peninsula between the Ashley and Cooper Rivers, and became Charles Town (named in honor King Charles II). The new location was more healthful than the original settlement, and, since it was behind the islands of a land-locked harbor, provided safety from attack. The name was changed to Charleston at the end of the War of Independence.
Imagining the tempting aroma of pecan pie and fresh challah, the age-old rhythms of Southern Jewry unfold before our eyes in the seductively handsome exhibition of photographs, Shalom Y'all, currently at the Jewish Museum of Florida in Miami Beach.