(JTA) — As Jews around the world were marking the holiest day of the year on Oct. 9, news broke of an attack near a synagogue in the German city of Halle. With some 50 worshippers gathered for the Yom Kippur service, the gunman tried to enter the synagogue and, when that failed, shot a woman…

(JNS) U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Iran of lying about an oil delivery to Syria through its oil tanker Adrian Darya 1, which was impounded by the United Kingdom off Gibraltar in July and released the following month despite last-minute efforts by the United States to halt its …

(JNS) A car was damaged by a bullet outside Elon University in North Carolina on Oct. 9, as community members attended services towards the end of Yom Kippur.

(JTA) — A Tallahassee, Florida jury has found a man guilty in the murder of Dan Markel, a Jewish law professor shot outside his home in 2014.

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(JNS) The American Jewish population has grown 10 percent in the last seven years and is mostly liberal, 65 or older and white, according to a new American Jewish population estimate of the 48 contiguous U.S. states by Brandeis University’s Steinhardt Social Research Institute.

(JTA) — The German man suspected of killing two people near a synagogue on Yom Kippur has confessed to the attack and said that he had anti-Semitic and far-right motives, the German federal prosecutor’s officer said.

(JNS) A team of four Israeli heart specialists traveled to a hospital in Cyprus with life-saving technology to save a woman who was suffering cardiac issues following childbirth, the Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer revealed on Facebook on Oct. 6.


Recognizing that society is at a critical point in the relationship with Israel, a relationship strained by increasingly divergent political views and priorities, the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati has been holding a series of community conversations through its initiative We Need to Talk. …


An exhibition featuring nine of the most important Israeli artists of the 20th century continues at the Skirball Museum at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion through Jan. 5, 2020. 


(JNS) Sigal Mandelker, who has played a crucial role in the Trump administration’s maximum pressure campaign against Iran, is expected to leave her position in a few weeks as U.S. undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence, announced the U.S. Treasury Department on Oct. 2.

(JNS) Dozens of Palestinians rioted on Oct. 6 following the pilgrimage of some 1,000 Jews, under Israeli security escort, to the Tomb of Joseph in Shechem/Nablus to pray. The rioters threw firebombs and burning tires at security personnel.

(JNS) Palestinian Authority security forces arrested three Islamic Jihad operatives in Judea and Samaria, together with a prototype rocket they had constructed, according to Israel’s Channel 12.