(JNS) The annual Mega Aliyah Event, which provides potential new immigrants (olim) with an all-encompassing slate of resources for retirees, young professionals, medical professionals, families and singles, that was set to take place in New Jersey on Sunday, Mar. 15, with an expected 1,500 i…

(JNS) Rabbi Hyim Shafner of Kesher Israel synagogue in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C., was robbed on Sunday evening Mar. 15 a few days after his congregation had shuttered its doors temporarily due to potential spread of the coronavirus.

(Compiled from JTA/Haaretz) — According to a source at Haaretz, an Ohio man who attended the AIPAC Conference last week, has apparently tested positive for the coronavirus, Mike DeWine, the Governor of Ohio, said in a Mar. 9 statement. This brings the total number of confirmed cases related …

(JNS) The New York City Commission on Human Rights launched a new ad campaign focused on reassuring the Jewish community that it is committed to combating anti-Semitism, reported the Jewish Insider.

(JNS) The Museum of American Jewish History, which operates the Philadelphia-based National Museum of American Jewish History, filed a legal action in Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania over the weekend seeking Chapter 11 protection, according to the Philadelphia Jewish Link.

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(Kveller) It’s not that Helena Zimmerman, doesn’t like after-school extracurriculars or hanging out with her friends. As she says, “I’m a teenager, too.”  But her favorite place to go on any given afternoon is the community center, where she teaches baking, budgetary planning, English as a s…

(JTA) — Fred Guttenberg, whose daughter was killed in the  2018 mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, was removed from the State of the Union address after yelling out in protest when President Donald Trump spoke about gun rights.