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Agudath Israel applauds Cuomo’s $25 Million security grant proposal for religious schools

02/24/2017 1:18 PM Updated: 1 day ago

  With rising anti-Semitic incidents around the country and in particular rising hate crimes across New York State, Governor Andrew Cuomo called together leaders from across


Trump clarifies: “No, I like the two-state solution”

02/24/2017 10:09 AM Updated: 1 day ago

President Donald Trump voiced support for a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict Thursday, his first time doing so as president. “No, I like the two-state


Cuomo grants $25 million for private school and yeshiva security

02/23/2017 6:02 PM

Governor Andrew Cuomo’s announced today a $25 million security grant for nonpublic schools. The move was applauded by Teach NYS, a project of the Orthodox Union advocating


No word from Jared, Ivanka after Trump overturns Obama bathroom protections

02/23/2017 5:56 PM

On Wednesday, the White House scaled back protections issued under Barack Obama to allow transgender students to use a restroom of their choice. A joint letter


(Video) Should Gitmo stay despite high recidivism rate?

02/23/2017 1:39 PM Updated: 2 days ago

Israel successfully tests improved Iron Dome missiles

02/23/2017 1:19 PM

Israel ran successful tests Wednesday of an improved version of its Iron Dome missile defense system, according to the country’s Defense Ministry. In a statement, the


Nikki Haley meets with parents of fallen Israeli soldier

02/23/2017 10:03 AM Updated: 2 days ago

Since Israel’s military operation in Gaza in 2014, the body of fallen Israeli soldier Hadar Goldin has been held captive by Palestinian terror group Hamas. On

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National Roundup 02-22: Activists to Target Trump, Kushner at Downtown Tower; Pence, Missouri Gov. Join Cleanup at Vandalized Jewish Cemetery

02/22/2017 9:19 PM Updated: 2 days ago

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BDS activist initiated campaign to repair Jewish cemetery

02/22/2017 5:03 PM Updated: 3 days ago

A St. Louis-area Jewish cemetery vandalized this weekend has received help from an unlikely source: Linda Sarsour, a Palestinian-American activist affiliated with the Boycott, Divestment, and


(Video) Mike Pence visits vandalized Jewish cemetary

02/22/2017 4:45 PM

Day school advocate: “Schools do not have the necessary resources to handle” anti-Semitism

02/22/2017 12:54 PM

The disturbing rise in anti-Semitic incidents was confronted Wednesday in a conference call hosted by Maury Litwack, the executive director of Teach NYS, a project of


(Op-ed) Time is now for de Blasio to keep promises to special needs children

02/22/2017 11:26 AM Updated: 3 days ago

(By Mark Meyer Appel) In an emotion-filled 2014 City Hall press conference, Mayor Bill de Blasio, flanked by ex Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, promised a major overhaul to


As critics sound off, Netanyahu praises Trump for condemning anti-Semitism

02/22/2017 11:03 AM Updated: 3 days ago

While some criticized President Donald Trump for taking his time to condemn a spike of anti-Semitic incidents in the U.S., he did find one defender Wednesday in

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National Roundup 02-21: NJ Yeshiva’s Alumni Implore Kushner to Help Halt Refugee Ban; Ohio Legislator Introduces Plan to Expand Voucher Programs

02/21/2017 6:36 PM Updated: 4 days ago

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Classmates, teachers from Jared Kushner’s yeshiva appeal to his conscience in letter (updated)

02/21/2017 5:16 PM Updated: 4 days ago

Former students and faculty from the Frisch School, a yeshiva high school in Paramus, N.J, are imploring White House adviser Jared Kusher to use his political influence

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National Roundup 02-20: NJ Forces Store to Stop Restricting Returns From Orthodox Jewish Towns; At Least 10 More JCCs Receive Bomb Threats

02/20/2017 7:29 PM

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Emails show Jared Kushner stricter than father-in-law on avoiding conflicts of interest

02/20/2017 5:47 PM Updated: 5 days ago

Jared Kushner, a scion of the wealthy Kushner family and the son-in-law of President Donald Trump, may have been more concerned about avoiding conflicts of interest


Ivanka Trump products top Amazon bestseller list despite boycotts

02/20/2017 4:35 PM

The perfume brand of first-daughter Ivanka Trump reached the top of the Amazon bestseller list this week, despite boycotts against retailers carrying Trump brand products. Earlier


At least 10 more JCCs receive bomb threats

02/20/2017 2:49 PM

Jewish community centers across five U.S. states received bomb threats today, the fourth wave of such threats since the beginning of 2017. At least 10 JCCs


How bad was Mike Pence’s Europe trip?

02/20/2017 1:30 PM Updated: 5 days ago

Vice President Mike Pence attended the Munich Security Conference over the weekend, and the trip could have gone better, at least according to Politico, who headlined their story