(JNS) Actor and filmmaker Seth Rogen was honored Dec. 2 alongside his father by the Workmen’s Circle, an organization dedicated to promoting Jewish identity based on social justice and the Yiddish language.

(JNS) The Vatican said on Nov. 21 that the announcement on Monday by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that the United States would no longer view Jewish settlements in Judea and Samaria as illegal under international law puts at risk the prospects for peace between Israelis and Palestinians.

(JNS) At the U.N. Security Council’s monthly Mideast meeting on Nov. 20, the council’s 14 other members strongly condemned the U.S. administration’s announcement on Monday that it no longer considers Israeli settlements to be in violation of international law.

(JNS) The White House is holding up more than $100 million in security aid to Lebanon, a senior U.S. State Department official said, according to an AFP report on Tuesday.

NEW YORK (JTA) — A rash of recent anti-Semitic incidents in Brooklyn have provoked a variety of responses in the Jewish community and from officials. This is because the causes of the problem are hard to diagnose: the 

(JNS) The United States has rejected a claim by Jordan over its refusal to deport wanted Palestinian-Jordanian Hamas terrorist Ahlam Tamimi, as a Jordanian court ruled in 2017 that Amman’s extradition treaty with Washington is invalid, despite the U.S. State Department saying the opposite in…

(JTA) — Three U.S. Orthodox Jewish organizations have sent separate letters to President Donald Trump asking him to end Jonathan Pollard’s parole so he can take care of his cancer-stricken wife.


(JTA) — Most of the news surrounding Houston Astros slugger Alex Bregman on Oct. 29 focused on his “bat carry” — how he ostentatiously carried his bat down to first base while watching his first inning home run sail over the left field fence before dropping it. He apologized for the move aft…


(JTA) — The Pittsburgh Steelers held a moment of silence at the start of its game on Oct. 28 to remember the victims of the attack on the Tree of Life synagogue building.

 (JNS) The Tree of Life or L’Simcha Synagogue in Pittsburgh announced plans to reopen its building following the deadly shooting almost one year ago on Oct. 27, 2018, when 11 Jewish worshippers were shot and killed during Shabbat-morning services by a lone gunman.

(JTA) — The majority of news coverage of anti-Semitism during the past year has spotlighted left-wing rhetoric as opposed to right-wing actions, according to a survey by Media Matters, a watchdog that monitors right wing media.