“We need a more visible police presence in at-risk neighborhoods, and need to build stronger educational frameworks and closer relationships with those in the broader community,” said Gideon Taylor, CEO of the Jewish Community Relations Council-New York.
The CBS data show that the phenomenon of Jewish women marrying Arab men is marginal.
"Now my goal with HR 4391 is ... to force policymakers to think about the 3.8 billion dollars in U.S. aid to Israel and how that helps ... the repression of the Palestinian people."
Aside from government-funding issues, the purpose behind the list is to issue a “public condemnation” of the anti-Israel movement.
If you love her, let Sarah Prager go. At least there's a good chance her daughters won't grow up to become anti-Semites.
The percentage of assimilation among Polish Jews is 70%, in Hungary, the Netherlands, Denmark and Sweden it is 50% and in France 31%.
"To be sure, we'll get over our initial annoyance with the fact that the VP is married to a Jewish man."
“Why is this happening? Our rabbis believe many of their non-Jewish congregants seek greater meaning in life than they found elsewhere."
There are probably Republicans in the picture, too, but Bibi is crowded up by Democrats, three of whom are members of the tribe.
Man, to be young again, and Jewish, and stupid.
The Austrian interior ministry initially wanted to tear down the building, but ran into incensed politicians, historians, and local residents.
Secure Community Network, helping synagogues security, which until the Pittsburgh massacre received 500 requests a year from Jewish groups, reported receiving 2,000 such requests after Pittsburgh.
By now practically every Jewish newspaper in New York has condemned the notion that Sharpton, who is identified more than anyone else with the August 1991 Crown Heights Pogrom, should be preaching to Jews on Rosh hashanah.
It's probably safe to say that the August 8 debate will not result in much burning, but the Talmud discourages a voluntary religious debate with gentiles.
In any event, Hillary Clinton tweeted that she and Bill are “thrilled” at the news. And we believe her.
They discussed the need to increase and expand initiatives focused on Jewish education and identity in the Diaspora.
The state's representative, attorney Avi Milikovsky, added that it would be possible to hold a military funeral without religious symbols and to excise content such as reading the Kaddish and the Psalms, and adding alternative content.
As Rabbi Bender puts it, the miraculous growth of Jewish schools in America is not a result of the growth of the Jewish community, but its cause.
Jewish decline is most pronounced in the South, where 37% of Americans reside, but only 23% of American Jews.
The final tally, which was conducted by a secret ballot, was 35 votes in favor, 14 against and 14 abstentions. The BDS measure was backed by 51 campus groups and 34 faculty members.
"The word God is for me nothing but the expression and product of human weaknesses."
So far, an additional 5,682 applications are still pending, and the deadline for new applications expired last March.
The Bundesarchive has 17 letters from Bernile to Uncle Hitler and his aide Wilhelm Bruckner between 1935 and 1938.
Like any journalist, I enjoy a good gotcha (although I work hard not to do it myself), but this gotcha, Judy Maltz, is dripping the blood of murder victims.
An anonymous Pence aide told the AP that Jacobs "was not invited by the VP's office to speak on behalf of the Jewish community."
Today, according to some estimates, there may be as many as 50,000 Christian converts in Ethiopia and Eritrea who maintain some familial relations with Ethiopian Israelis.
The Falash Mura are members of the Beta Israel community in Ethiopia and Eritrea who converted to Christianity over the past two centuries.
Simple logic suggests that the number of actual Jews in the Reform and Reconstructionist movements is bound to grow even smaller as the number of "interfaith" marriages grow.
Everybody in the place was careful not to mention Israel or Jews.
To calculate the erosion in the different kinds of limestone that make up the Western Wall, in 2014 researchers from Hebrew University used a laser scan to create an accurate three-dimensional computer model.