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Looking back and ahead: Analyzing US, Jewish communal security concerns post-9/11

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As Americans gather this year to remember the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, they do so amid a landscape that is increasingly divided domestically, where hate crimes are at a record high,...
Spectators at the “No Fear: A Rally in Solidarity With the Jewish People” at the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on July 11, 2021. Credit: Chris Kleponis.

In America, Corbyn won

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On July 11, the American Jewish establishment tried to prove that it could fight anti-Semitism and be progressive at the same time. It failed. Outside of Congress that day, dozens of American Jewish groups co-sponsored...
Signs at the “No Fear: A Rally in Solidarity With the Jewish People” on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on July 11, 2021. Credit: Chris Kleponis.

Young and old brave heat in DC, ‘demanding change until this Jew-hatred stops’

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Despite the sweltering heat in the early afternoon at the U.S. Capitol on Sunday, Jews who attended the “No Fear: A Rally in Solidarity With the Jewish People” enthusiastically received the many speakers on...
New York City mayoral candidate Eric Adams. Credit: Steve Sanchez Photos/Shutterstock.

New York mayoral frontrunner Adams gets high marks from Orthodox community

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Orthodox Jewish backers of New York City mayoral candidate Eric Adams, who holds a sizable lead in the city’s Democratic primary as results continue to roll in, cite his law-and-order message as being key...

American Jews know anti-Semitism when they see it

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While the Jewish left keeps trying to convince us that most anti-Israel hatred is not anti-Semitism, a new poll has found that a large majority of American Jews see things such more clearly. The poll,...
U.S. President Joe Biden on June 4, 2021. Source: POTUS/Facebook.

Pressure builds on Biden administration over lack of key Jewish appointments

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For months, Jewish organizations in the United States have been lobbying to appoint a White House Jewish liaison. And after numerous meetings between Jewish organizational leaders and administration officials when violence erupted last month...
A pro-Israel rally in New York on May 23, 2021. Credit: Shahar Azran/Israeli American Council.

Are American Jewish groups doing enough to address the surge in anti-Israel hate?

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The flare-up of violence between Israel and Hamas lasted 11 days until a ceasefire was negotiated, but for Jewish community organizations, the fight continues within the United States. Recent weeks have seen a surge...
Former Israeli Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer addresses the 2014 Christians United for Israel (CUFI) summit. Credit: Maxine Dovere.

Ex-ambassador Dermer: Israel should focus more on outreach with evangelicals

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Former Israeli ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer said on Sunday that Israel should focus more of its attention in reaching out to evangelical Christians, as they make up the bulk of Israel’s...
The Strauss family, Germany, c. 1890. Members of the Strauss family moved to Louisiana and established F. Strauss & Son, Inc. The wholesale grocery company became a staple of the Louisiana town. Donated by Morris Mintz. Courtesy of the Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience.

Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience set to open in New Orleans

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Officials with the Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience in New Orleans announced on Wednesday that the new attraction will open to the public on May 27. Originally slated to roll out its exhibits in February 2020,...
Former Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon. Credit: Lev Radin/Shutterstock.

Danon: US Jewish leaders can either support community or re-enter Iran deal

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American Jewish leadership must choose between either supporting its constituents or a Biden administration that seems to be in a rush to re-enter the Iran nuclear deal, former Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations...