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Is the USA really going to draft women?

Is the USA really going to draft women?

Fighting to lose -- Will GOP devotion to Jimmy Carter's Selective-Service legacy prove lethal for American women?

In Montana, a Jewish community seeks to buy back its synagogue

In Montana, a Jewish community seeks to buy back its synagogue

Jewish community in Helena, Montana seeks to buy back synagogue building sold for $1 in the 1930s.

Survey shows young Jews among those thriving least religiously

New survey shows young Jews among those thriving least religiously

National survey on youth and religion raises concern about Gen-Z Jews — and questions about how to understand them.

Major League Judaism

Major League Judaism

Maybe we can borrow a few metaphors from baseball to help America Jews understand that Judaism in the Diaspora is the Little Leagues.

The baleful consequences of not dealing with Islamist extremism

The baleful consequences of failing to deal with Islamist extremism

The West is like the apocryphal frog being uncomprehendingly boiled in the pot. In Britain, France and America, the heat is rising. Op-ed.

Shrimp to Shofar, Jews are waiting

Shrimp to Shofar, Jews are waiting

Seldom are our fellow Jews offended by us reaching out to them. Op-ed.

Is America doomed?

Is America doomed?

A patriotic American Jew bemoans the state the country finds itself in. Op-ed.

Dr. Fauci must apologize for comments on Hasidic Jews

Dr. Fauci must apologize for comments on Hasidic Jews

Singling out Hasidic Jews is not only racist, it is also incorrect and misleading, let alone the consquences it might have. Op-ed..

American salsa musician Larry 'The Marvelous Jew' Harlow dies

American salsa musician Larry 'The Marvelous Jew' Harlow dies at 82

Influential piano player had a 50-year career in which he recorded and produced many albums and and was nominated for a Grammy.

Report: Corporate America gets failing grade on anti-Semitism

Report: Corporate America receives failing grade on anti-Semitism

Antisemitism in Corporate American 2021 survey concludes corporate America must do more to combat Jew-hatred.

The Jews of Key West: Making a home again in Margaritaville

The Jews of Key West: Making a home again in Margaritaville

Low crime, high tourism, and a quiet life: Why some Jews from New York, Chicago, and northern Florida are looking into Key West.

American Jews should stand with Iran’s protesters

American Jews should stand with Iran’s protesters

We have to speak with one voice for freedom and support of innocents in Iran who want to liberate the country from a repressive regime.Op-ed

In America, Corbyn won

In America, Corbyn won

When push came to shove, the UK Jewish establishment stood up for the Jews, turning its back on progressive intersectional slogans. Op-ed.

Jewish orgs struggle to curb anti-Israel extremism among US Jews

Jewish orgs struggle to curb anti-Israel extremism among young American Jews

With growing numbers of young American Jews believing Israel is 'genocidal' and an 'apartheid state', Jewish groups work to curb radicalism.

Poll: A quarter of US Jews believe Israel is an apartheid state

Survey: A quarter of US Jews agree that Israel ‘is an apartheid state’

Growing number of American Jews, especially younger Jews, say Israel is committing 'genocide' and doesn't deserve to exist.

ADL CEO: The progressive left has an anti-Semitism problem

ADL CEO: The progressive left has an anti-Semitism problem

For the first time, the CEO of the ADL talks about the rising levels of anti-Semitism on the American left.

Study: US Jews are getting younger

Study: US Jews are getting younger

The median age of American Jews has dropped from 52 to 48 since 2013.

The Conversation that dares not speak Its name

The Conversation that dares not speak Its name

With all the challenges confronting people of color in America, why scapegoat Israel, half of whose inhabitants are Jews of color? Op-ed.

75% of US Jews fear anti-Semitism more following Gaza conflict

75% of US Jews fear anti-Semitism more following Gaza conflict

10% of American Jews back the anti-Israel BDS movement, new poll finds.

Ilhan Omar is a wakeup call for American Jews

Ilhan Omar is a wakeup call for American Jews

A new generation is upon us; people who know and care nothing about Judeo/Christian values. They keep coming and are getting elected.Op-ed

American Jews give Biden 70% approval rating

American Jews give Biden 70% approval rating

New survey shows 55% approve of how US Pres. Biden is handling Iran, while 32% disapprove.

Where, O Where have Biden's little Jews gone?

Where, O Where have Biden's little Jews gone?

The influence of Jews in the US is over. Candidates take one look at Democrat Jews and don’t bother. Op-ed.

ADL: Attacks against Jews “more drastic…more dangerous”

ADL: Attacks against Jews “more drastic…more dangerous”

ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt appearing on PBS show sounds the alarm over the "brazenness" of recent violent assaults on American Jews.

Newest Pew survey shows US Jews may be diversifying

Newest Pew survey shows US Jewish demographic may be diversifying

Just 3% of US Jews were born in Israel or have a parent who was born in Israel, newest Pew study shows.

After Efraim Gordon's murder, are Jews still safe in America?

After Efraim Gordon's murder, are Jews still safe in America?

Hashtag #JusticeForEfraim is now trending on Twitter, but American Jewish activists worry that the story will get lost in the news cycle.

Arab refugee aid could endanger Israelis

Arab refugee aid could endanger Israelis

US Jews should find themselves in a quandary if they give this serious thought. Just why should any country donate money to the PA? Op-ed.

American-Israeli basketball player considering Tel Aviv

TJ Cline is thinking of signing with Maccabi TA

Born in America and currently playing in Italy, TJ Cline has divulged that he is considering moving to play for Maccabi Tel Aviv

How could voters support a hater like Raphael Warnock?

How could voters support a hater like Raphael Warnock?

Raphael Warnock has trashed America, white people, Jews, Israel, active military, law enforcement and more.Op-ed.

Hellenism is alive and well in America!

Hellenism is alive and well in America!

Why should your run-of-the-mill secular Leftist in Israel be considered less of Hellenist than a Diaspora Jew? Op-ed.

Jew vs. Jew

Jew vs. Jew

'In supporting Trumpism, the Jews of Israel betrayed their American cousins.This fissure will not soon heal.' A warning? Opinion.

Misguided American Jews hiding in plain sight

Misguided American Jews hiding in plain sight

Dear American Progressive Jews, do not cower. Do not cling to your enemies. Hiding in plain sight, “passing,” will not save us. Opinion.

NYC Jewish schools, yeshivas stay open as public schools close

Jewish day schools and yeshivas remain open as NYC public schools close

Jewish day schools, yeshivas, and other private educational institutions in New York City remain open amid public school closures.

How did Jewish Americans vote? It depends on who you ask

How did Jewish Americans vote? Polls give different answers

With national exit poll no longer showing data on Jewish voters, other polls fill the void - but offer very different results.

Paper: 2020 election a 'watershed' moment for US Jewish identity

2020 election a 'watershed' moment for US Jewish identity, new paper says

Only 4 percent of Jewish voters identify Israel as their first- or second-most important election issue, according to new research.

17% of US Jews attended a virtual prayer service last month

17% of US Jews attended a virtual prayer service last month, compared to 50% of Christians

New study shows fewer Jews attended virtual religious services last month than did Christians. 36% prayed at least weekly during pandemic.

Poll: Few American Jews back Judea and Samaria sovereignty plan

Poll: Few American Jews back Judea and Samaria sovereignty plan

Just 12% of American Jews say they back Israeli plan to apply sovereignty over parts of Judea and Samaria, study shows.

'American Jews need to feel we're there for them'

'Jewish communities in the US need to feel that Israeli Jews are there for them'

'Instead of focusing on getting them to come live here, we need to make it easier for them to stay,' rabbi says.

Alumni of gap-year programs in Israel: Condemn sovereignty

Alumni of gap-year programs in Israel to US Jewish organizations: Condemn sovereignty

"We demand our elected officials and leaders of US Jewish organizations stand with us, and issue public statements condemning annexation.”

Some US college students are looking into Israel instead

Some US college students are looking into Israel as an alternative

As colleges go virtual, students instead are heading to Israel on gap year programs.

Leading religious groups urge community to stay home

Leading religious groups urge community to 'stay home, save lives'

Orthodox Jewish groups sign joint statement calling on Jewish community to stay home, comply with health guidelines.