(JTA) Professor Joshua Angrist, an economist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with dual Israeli-American citizenship, was named one of three winners of the 2021 Nobel Prize in Economics for his work on how public policy developments impact society.

(JNS) A recent panel discussion hosted by the San Diego County Democratic Party (SDCDP) Central Committee featured panelists who promoted anti-Semitic conspiracy theories and the “demonization of Israel,” revealed the San Diego chapter of StandWithUs.

(JTA) After months of controversy and tens of thousands of public comments, California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed off on legislation that eventually will require students to pass at least one course in ethnic studies in order to graduate from California high schools.

(JNS) U.S. chief medical adviser Dr. Antony Fauci has said that the United States will be looking at Israeli data on COVID-19 vaccine booster shots to clarify the level of risk involved in administering them to citizens under the age of 65.

(JNS) The leader of a neo-Nazi group called the Atomwaffen Division, also known as the National Socialist Order, was convicted in U.S. District Court in Seattle of five federal felonies for threatening journalists and Jewish people connected to the Anti-Defamation League, announced the U.S. …

(JNS) The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved an extra one billion USD in funding for Israel’s Iron Dome anti-missile system, following a pushback effort from Israel-critical progressives that had limited reach.

(JNS) The Jewish People Policy Institute (JPPI) bid farewell last week to its longtime senior fellow Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Michael Herzog, who was recently appointed Israeli’s Ambassador to the United States. Participating in the event were former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak, retired Supre…

(JNS) New Jersey is poised to become the latest state to divest from the British Unilever company over Ben & Jerry’s decision this summer to boycott selling its products in the West Bank and parts of Jerusalem.

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(JNS) Allan Englander usually commemorates Sept. 11 at the Tribeca Synagogue, where he was having breakfast after morning minyan that Tuesday in 2001 when he heard a plane had hit the World Trade Center. “We didn’t believe it at first—somebody called in, and we all rushed out and ran to the …

(JNS) Representatives of multiple Jewish denominations in the United States expressed disapproval of a new law in Texas that makes it nearly impossible for a woman to receive an abortion in the state, especially after the sixth week of pregnancy.

(JTA) Six months after his internet posts attacking Jews came to light, a U.S. Foreign Service officer remains employed by the State Department while at least seventy of his co-workers sent a letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken demanding his dismissal.

(JNS) The latest FBI report on hate crimes shows that the number of incidents continues to rise year to year in the U.S., with seven thousand seven hundred and fifty-nine total hate crimes reported in 2020 as compared to seven thousand five hundred and seventeen in 2019.”

(JNS) A public library system in Philadelphia is promising to make operational changes after drawing criticism for what some community members are considering an effort to indoctrinate children and parents against Israel through books, videos and resource links that show a biased pro-Palesti…

(JTA) In a Rosh Hashanah call September second,  with a thousand rabbis across the denominational spectrum, President Joe Biden rededicated his presidency to combating hate and extremism and called on the Senate to swiftly confirm his nominee for antisemitism monitor, Deborah Lipstadt.