December 20, 2017 RSS feed / World News

Jews make news, but when is it Jewish news?

NEW YORK—“Is So-and- So Jewish? How Jewish is she? Find out if she’s Jewish.” More...

Trump delivers wishes to ‘Jewish brothers & sisters’

President Donald Trump said he was “proud to stand with the Jewish people” on Chanukah.  “Melania and I wish all of our Jewish brothers and sisters celebrating this meaningful holiday a happy and healthy eight nights in the com More...

Rutgers isolates, but does not fire professor

Rutgers University took steps to ensure that students and faculty do not have to work with a professor it investigated for anti-Semitic and racist social media posts, but did not fire him.  More...

HIAS cutting back due to lower refugee numbers

HIAS, the Jewish refugee aid agency, will be closing resettlement programs in several cities due to a sharp reduction in the total number of refugees let into the country in the next fiscal year.  More...

Senate passes bill to help survivors

The Senate unanimously passed a bill to help Holocaust survivors and the families of victims obtain restitution or the return of Holocaust-era assets.  The Justice for Uncompensated Survivors Today, or JUST Act, which was introduced in February More...

London soccer club hosts relatives of terror victims

A London soccer club hosted 15 young Israelis from families who lost loved ones to terrorist attacks. More...