(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.

(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.


(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) The United States has accused Syria of conducting a chemical-weapons attack which U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo vowed won’t go “unchallenged.”

(JNS) Jewish Theological Seminary Chancellor Arnold M. Eisen, one of the foremost authorities on American Judaism, announced that he will leave his position at the end of the current academic year after 12 years of leadership. He will return to teaching and scholarship as a full-time member …


(JNS) California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law a bill that protects the right of Jewish residents to place a mezuzah on their doorposts, including dormitory rooms and apartments.

(JNS) A synagogue in the Fairfax District of Los Angeles was spray-painted with anti-Semitic graffiti on Sept. 11, which marked the 18th anniversary of the 2001 terror attacks.

(JNS) As Hurricane Dorian was unleashing its unimaginable devastation on the Bahamas, Rabbi Sholom and Sheera Bluming hunkered down in the capital city of Nassau, making phone calls to residents, galvanizing the community, coordinating with government aid officials and rallying volunteers du…


(JTA) — Ruth Bader Ginsburg made her first public appearance since the U.S. Supreme Court justice announced that she finished a three-week treatment course for a malignant tumor found on her pancreas.

(JTA) — A New Jersey law that permits doctors to prescribe life-ending medications went into effect after an Orthodox Jewish doctor lost in his bid to challenge the measure.

(JNS) Avraham Gopin, the 63-year-old New York rabbi who was brutally assaulted in Brooklyn on Aug. 27, told CBS New York that the attack was clearly motivated by “hate.”

(JNS) Hundreds or more students at Jewish day schools and yeshivahs in New York City may be eligible for Title I educational assistance after a deal reached between the New York City Department of Education and the New York City Committee on Religious and Independent Schools led to increased…

(JTA) — The roof of the Milwaukee Jewish Day school collapsed, sending steel beams and debris crashing down into a classroom, a week before the start of school.