(JNS) The United States transferred one hundred and thirty-five million dollars to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) on Saturday, after signing a framework agreement with the refugee agency on July 14.

(JNS) Days after Ben & Jerry’s said it will no longer sell its products in what the company called “occupied Palestinian territory,” the Town of Hempstead on Long Island, N.Y., announced that it will no longer be doing business with the ice-cream maker and its parent company, Unilever, e…

(JNS) The Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee unanimously advanced a bill last week to develop and fund security for faith-based organizations, including schools, houses of worship and other religious institutions. It comes as violence against religious institutions ris…

(JNS) The New York Police Department’s (NYPD) Hate Crimes Task Force is helping investigate a violent anti-Semitic attack on a Jewish man in Brooklyn, N.Y., announced Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

(JTA) A professor who was fired from an Oregon university after publicly criticizing its president for antisemitism and neglecting sexual harassment allegations has sued the university for four million dollars.

(JTA) — Charles Kushner, father of Jared Kushner and father-in-law of Ivanka Trump, hosted a fundraising event for Nikki Haley and speculated about the former South Carolina governor and U.N. ambassador becoming president.


(JNS) The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education recommended a ten million dollar funding increase for the Holocaust Survivor Assistance Program (HASP) for the fiscal year 2022.

(JNS) The New York Police Department announced the arrest of a man wanted in connection with a string of anti-Semitic incidents in late May that culminated with the tossing of an incendiary device that injured a woman in Midtown Manhattan.

(JTA) The Champlain Towers South building collapse is a national tragedy, one that has claimed over twenty lives so far and left over one-hundred and forty still missing in the rubble.

(JTA) Daniella Levine Cava, elected last year, is the first Jewish and the first woman mayor of Florida’s most populous county, Miami-Dade, as well as the first Democrat to win the job since 2004. The 65-year-old leader has also become the lead spokesperson for the Surfside recovery effort, …

(JNS) A bill aiming to break the partnership between the Lebanese military and the Iran-backed terrorist organization Hezbollah in Lebanon was reintroduced on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives.

(JNS) A doctor who worked in radiology at Phoenix Children’s Hospital in Arizona is no longer affiliated with the center after posting on social media that Israel was a state based on inhumanity and even cannibalism, reinventing one of the oldest anti-Semitic tropes.

(JNS) One Table, an organization that empowers those in their 20s and 30s to envision new rituals and build community through Shabbat dinner, is reopening with indoor dinners of up to ten people as it marks its 500,000th dinner guest, including repeat engagers, since its founding in 2014.

(JNS) The Senate Foreign Relations Committee was applauded by AIPAC on Thursday for adopting the “Israel Relations Normalization Act of 2021,” which seeks to support and expand recent normalization agreements between Israel, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Sudan and Morocco.


(JNS) The U.S. State Department has denied that the Biden administration is planning to change its policy regarding the Golan Heights following recognition of Israel’s sovereignty of the area under the Trump administration.

(JNS) With the support of its governor and state legislators, Texas has become the first U.S. state to fully utilize the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of anti-Semitism to interpret anti-Jewish acts.

(JTA) — Donald Trump is still trying to figure out why more American Jews didn’t vote for him, arguing in a haredi Orthodox magazine interview this week that they “don’t love Israel enough” and the Israel-related moves he made as president should have earned him a larger share of the Jewish vote.


(JTA) — The World Confederation of United Zionists, one of several groupings within the World Zionist Organization, let go of its secretary-general, American-born Rabbi Dov Lipman, citing his dispute with two women who say he sexually harassed them.

(JNS) Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley joined evangelical leader Pastor John Hagee, the founder and chairman of Christians United for Israel (CUFI), on a solidarity mission to the Jewish state over the weekend.

(JNS) Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett spoke with U.S. President Joe Biden on Sunday just hours after the Israeli leader was sworn into office.

(JTA) — Anti-Israel protesters at the Port of Oakland are claiming victory in preventing a Zim container ship from unloading its cargo, and organizers were planning further actions this week against ships of the Israeli-owned firm in other port cities.

(JNS) A Massachusetts state senator is under fire for comments he made legitimizing Hamas, a Palestinian terrorist organization, as well as a call to replace Israel with a binational state.

(JTA) — American Jewish voters give President Joe Biden a 70% approval rating, an American Jewish Committee poll found, while 26% of Jewish voters disapprove of his job performance.