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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 months ago

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BDS activist initiated campaign to repair Jewish cemetery

02/22/2017 5:03 PM Updated: 2 months 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: 2 months 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: 2 months 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: 2 months 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: 2 months 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

The following is a round-up of national news from several major states across the country that will be featured on our site on a daily basis:


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

02/20/2017 5:47 PM Updated: 2 months 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: 2 months 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


(Video) Watch the Fox video that got Trump talking about Sweden

02/20/2017 12:33 PM Updated: 2 months ago

Mike Pence lays memorial wreath at Dachau, refers to Jews as victims of Holocaust

02/20/2017 11:57 AM

Vice President Mike Pence, along with his wife, Karen, and 23-year-old daughter Charlotte, visited the site of the Dachau concentration camp in Germany Sunday. Pence’s visit


While Time Warner waits for merger OK, Jared Kushner meets with execs to blast CNN coverage

02/17/2017 12:07 PM

The Wall Street Journal reports today that Jared Kushner, Donald Trump’s son-in-law and White House adviser, met with Time Warner executives to blast CNN, the news


Chuck Schumer, still silent on David Friedman, received thousands in donations from Friedman family

02/17/2017 11:41 AM

David Friedman, Donald Trump’s nominee for U.S. ambassador to Israel and a controversial figure if ever there was one, has been a generous contributor to the


Netanyahu talks settlement ‘mechanism’ with Pence

02/17/2017 11:03 AM Updated: 2 months ago

In addition to his joint conference Wednesday with President Donald Trump, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu held a less publicized meeting with VP Mike Pence the following


Netanyahu discussed Jonathan Pollard with Mike Pence

02/17/2017 10:02 AM Updated: 2 months ago

The probation terms of Jonathan Pollard, the U.S. intelligence analyst who served 30 years in prison on charges of spying for Israel, were addressed by Prime

Jake Turx is the journalist that President Donald Trump shushed during his press conference yesterday when Turx attempted to ask about rising anti-Semitism in the country.

Afterward, Orthodox news site Matzav attacked Turx in rather vicious terms for bringing disrespect to the community, a charge we refuted.

Then Turx appeared on Fox’s Tucker Carlson Tonight, mainly to defend the president from the less-than-ideal optics of the situation. Watch it above and see if you agree with Turx that Trump’s words were “hopeful.”


(Video) Orthodox journalist shushed by Trump now defends him

02/17/2017 9:44 AM Updated: 2 months ago