(JTA) — Forty Jews were arrested at a New York City protest against Amazon’s work with Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
(JTA) — Four more alleged members of Lev Tahor, a fringe haredi Orthodox sect, were indicted in New York for conspiring to kidnap two children from their mother and return them to their sect.
(JTA) — Jail guards failed to check Jeffrey Epstein in his cell every 30 minutes per procedure, and the multimillionaire financier facing sex trafficking charges was later found to have hanged himself.
(JTA) — A man from Las Vegas, Nevada who works as a security guard was arrested and charged with plans to bomb a local synagogue or a bar that caters to the LBGTQ community.
(JNS) A new memoir written by Bob Dylan’s best friend gives readers a glimpse into parts of the music icon’s Jewish side that have previously fallen under the radar.
(JTA) — White supremacists have committed at least 73 murders since the far-right rally two summers ago in Charlottesville, Virginia.
(JTA) — A Rabbi accused of sending sexually inappropriate text and voice messages to a woman living on a Tacoma-area military base is resigning his position.
(JNS) Music icon Lionel Richie snubbed the women’s anti-war group Code Pink after the organization, which is active in the anti-Israel boycott campaign, launched a petition urging the singer to cancel his upcoming show in Israel.
(JTA) — 8Chan, the conspiracy theory message board that featured the racist manifesto allegedly written by the El Paso shooter and also the anti-Semitic statement by the Poway synagogue shooter, has been dropped from its network.
(JTA) — After three and a half years as editor in chief of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, Andrew Silow-Carroll will be the next editor of the New York Jewish Week.
(JTA) — Mainstream Jewish groups called for gun safety laws in the wake of two mass shootings that left at least 29 people and one shooter dead in the space of 13 hours.
(JNS) Students from more than 80 campuses will head to Boston for a high-level training conference Aug. 12-15 on how to respond to the upsurge in campus anti-Semitism and anti-Israel activism.
(JNS) In addition to passing a bill condemning the anti-Israel BDS movement, the U.S. House of Representatives passed two other bills, one seeking to enhance the U.S.-Israel relationship and another bill to sanction foreign persons, agencies and governments that assist Hamas, the Palestinian…
(JTA) — Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., defended her support of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel and said she would support a boycott of Muslim countries, like Saudi Arabia or Egypt, with whose policies she disagreed.
(JTA) — An animal rights group filed a lawsuit against a Jewish center in Los Angeles to prevent it from holding kapparot, a pre-Yom Kippur religious ritual.
(JTA) — The Montana Association of Rabbis in an open letter condemned Sen. Steve Daines for his support of President Donald Trump’s “racist incitement and personal attacks” against “Democratic women of color in Congress.”
(JTA) — Chris Evans has ditched his Captain America shield for a very different kind of film: He stars as an Israeli Mossad agent who worked to rescue Ethiopian Jews from Sudan.
(JTA) — Howard Dean, a former Democratic National Committee chairman and ex-governor of Vermont, said Israel’s government has “lost its soul and purpose.”
(JTA) — A bill to ensure the right of Californians bill to hang mezuzahs on their door frames is moving through the state legislature, and is on its way to the desk of Governor Gavin Newsom.
(JTA) — Harvey Weinstein, the renowned film producer fighting rape and sexual assault charges, replaced his lead attorney with a woman critical of the #MeToo movement.
(JTA) — Police in Oregon believe they have found remains of the body of Charles Levin, a Jewish actor who played an edgy mohel in an episode of “Seinfeld” and had gone missing earlier this month.
(JTA) — Alexander Acosta quit as secretary of labor amid allegations that he helped arrange a lenient plea deal for sex offender Jeffrey Epstein in 2008.
(JTA) — Oregon public school students will be required to learn about the Holocaust and other genocides under a bill signed into law by Gov. Kate Brown.
(JNS) The principal of a high school in the heavily Jewish-populated Florida city of Boca Raton has been facing calls to resign after declining to recognize that the Holocaust occurred.
(JTA) — An estimated 50,000 people have visited the resting place of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Schneerson, ahead of the 25th anniversary of his passing.
(JTA) — Celebrity physician Mikhail Varshavski administered emergency treatment to a participant of Birthright aboard a flight to Israel, possibly saving the patient’s life.
(JTA) — A 1,600-year-old mosaic depicting a scene from the book of Exodus was uncovered by researchers and students in northern Israel.
(JTA) — The economic plan to help the Palestinians and other Arab countries will not be implemented unless there is a political solution, White House Senior Advisor Jared Kushner said.
(JTA) — The man who drove his car into a crowd of counter-protesters at the 2017 neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville, killing Heather Heyer, has been sentenced to life in prison.
NEW YORK (JTA) — Thirty-six protesters from a new Jewish group were arrested at a demonstration in front of an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in Elizabeth, New Jersey.
(JTA) — The amount of white supremacist propaganda disseminated through college campuses rose seven percent this academic year, according to the Anti-Defamation League.
(JNS) The United Nations General Assembly met on June 26 to discuss the growing anti-Semitism worldwide, at the initiative of Israel’s ambassador to the U.N., Danny Danon, who has enlisted the support of the United States, Canada and European Union countries.