172 Olim Land in Ben Gurion Airport this Week Marking Spike in Aliyah

The oldest of them is 87 years old and the youngest a 6-month-old girl.

Rhode Island District Superintendent Resigns over Starting School Year on Rosh Hashanah

"The first day of school will not be on Rosh Hashanah. That’s a promise. It won’t happen.”

Local Man Charged with Torching Synagogue, Yeshiva in Union City NJ

The charge of aggravated arson was elevated to a first-degree offense because the arson occurred in a place of public worship.

Global Forum to Combat Antisemitism to Open in Jerusalem

The event is the largest of its kind dedicated to fighting Jew-hatred.

Body of LI Jewish Woman Recovered from Rubble of Collapsed Surfside Condo

"We thank all the first responders, including the IDF team, for all their hard work."

Hillel Director Engaged to Ordained Christian Minister, If We Don’t Like It We Must...

By a show of hands, how many of our readers believe a Christmas tree belongs in a Hillel house?

Former Ambassador Michael Oren: ‘JCPOA Will Lead to Regional War’

“It’s our role to reach out and explain the best we can; but explaining has a limit.”

Jewish Agency’s Global Summer Camp Hebrew Ed Program Connects Younger Generation to Israel

For Herzog, who will be sworn in next month as Israel's 11th President, this new Hebrew language program is the perfect closure to his tenure as head of The Jewish Agency.

Nefesh B’Nefesh Launches Institute for Aliyah Policy and Strategy

It will engage in improving and deepening the paradigm between the Israeli public and new immigrants.

NYPD Commissioner Visits Affluent Orthodox Shul on Shabbat to Promise War on Hate

Noting that the NYPD had just graduated 486 new police academy cadets on Friday, the commissioner said, “We have those young officers eager, ready to hit the streets."

Jewish Communities Alarmed by Belgium Move to Remove Military Protection

"I am urging the Belgian government to reconsider this decision or at the very least offer a solution in its stead.”

North Jersey Jews Recall the PM from Teaneck

Bennett joked: “Teaneck back then was not yet Israel. We annexed Teaneck a few years ago.”

North American Immigration to Israel Spikes After ‘Year of COVID’

Some 5,000 new immigrants from the United States and Canada are scheduled to immigrate to Israel by the end of 2021.

Orthodox Union (OU) Urges Bennett, Lapid to ‘Preserve Essential Jewish Character of the State’

“We also offer a heartfelt thank you to Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s longest-tenured prime minister."

AJC: World’s Two Largest Jewish Communities Are Woefully Ignorant of Each Other

Education in Israel about Diaspora Jewry is far less common than learning about Israel in America.
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Zoom Fun: Hebrew U Senior Lecturer Charges Israel with Ethnic Cleansing of Arabs

"If she thinks Israel is so bad, she is welcome to renounce her Israeli citizenship and go live under the Palestinian Authority or Hamas. She won't be missed."

Third Suspect Arrested for Violent Beating of Jewish Man in New York’s Times Square

The group allegedly knocked Joseph Borgen to the ground and then punched, kicked, pepper-sprayed and beat him with crutches while making anti-Semitic remarks.

Pew: Younger US Jews Less Worried than their Parents About Having Jewish Children

17% of younger Jews are Orthodox, compared with only 3% of older Jews.

Quebec Adopts IHRA Working Definition of Anti-Semitism

The Canadian Jewish group Federation CJA and its advocacy agency, the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs, applauded the decision.

Israel to Re-Open to Individual Tourists in July

“It is time for Israel to open up to tourism and take advantage of its status as a vaccinated country for the benefit of its economy."

Despite Homage to Dinkins Who Let Rioters into their Neighborhood, Crown Heights Jews Still...

An NY1 survey this week, two weeks ahead of the June 22 Democratic primaries, shows Adams with 22% of the votes, leading over Andrew Yang's 16%.

Jewish Student in Ohio Allegedly Forced by Coach to Eat Pork as ‘Punishment’

School district: “As educators, we are united in the pursuit of creating an inclusive and safe learning environment for our students."

UK Judge Permits Euthanasia of Jewish Baby Against her Parents’ Wishes

This baby should be allowed to die in England because sending her to Israel would risk her life.

Antisemitism is Prompting American Jews to Hide – Even in New York

"It took years before I was willing to put a mezuzah on my door. I was hiding, I guess. Now, nearly all of my Jewish neighbors are hiding."

10,000+ Light a Virtual Candle for ‘Farhud’ Ahead of 80th Anniversary

“The Farhud was a tragic event that sounded the death knell for the oldest Jewish Diaspora community."

Florida Holocaust Museum Defaced with Neo-Nazi Graffiti

The words “Jews are Guilty” were scrawled in big, black letters along with an equally big swastika to punctuate the statement.

450 Organizations Worldwide Adopt IHRA Definition of Antisemitism

"In many cases severe manifestations of racism and blatant antisemitism are presented as ‘legitimate criticism’ of the state of Israel and its’ government’s policies.”

Biden Condemns Attacks on Jewish Community, Signs Hate Crimes National Reporting Law

Under the new law, state and local government agencies are required to report hate/bias crimes to a National Incident-Based Reporting System.

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