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“From Kabul to Queens: the Jews of Afghanistan”

‘From Kabul to Queens: the Jews of Afghanistan and Their Move to the United States,’ a new book, on a topic which has not widely been explored, was presented and discussed by the author...
William Burns. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Report: CIA chief expressed concern to Bennett over Chinese investments in Israel

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director Bill Burns told Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett during a visit last week that the U.S. is concerned about Chinese investments in the country, especially in the high-tech sector...
A view of Tehran. Credit: Vanchai Tan/Shutterstock.

Balance of power moves in Iran’s favor in Gulf, Jordan, as America pulls back...

U.S. President Joe Biden met with Jordan’s King Abdullah on Monday amid concerns that Iran is gaining strategic ground in the Gulf area and Jordan as the United States pulls back from the region. “You’ve...
U.S. Chief of Protocol Cam Henderson assists U.S. President Donald Trump, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bahrain Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Minister of Foreign Affairs for the United Arab Emirates Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan with the documents during the signing of the Abraham Accords on the South Lawn of the White House, Sept. 15, 2020. Credit: Andrea Hanks/White House.

A Central Asia model for Israel and the Middle East

As the Abraham Accords set in and the ties between moderate Arab states and Israel strengthen, more formalized relationships that tackle crucial regional issues—the Iranian threat, anti-terrorism efforts, and economic development, including desalinization and...

A Summit of Consequence? Great Power Diplomacy and Inadvertent Nuclear War

“In a surrealist year…. some cool clown pressed an inedible mushroom button, and an inaudible Sunday bomb fell down, catching the president at his prayers on the 19th green.”-Lawrence Ferlinghetti, A Coney Island of the...

Complaint accuses Stanford University of ignoring anti-Semitism against staff members

A lawsuit has been filed against Stanford University on behalf of two Jewish employees who say they have experienced “severe and persistent” anti-Jewish harassment. According to a news release on Tuesday, the lawsuit was filed...

Florida legislation supports emergency responders, funding for day schools

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis visited a synagogue in South Florida on Monday to sign legislation that had the support of many in the Jewish community there. At the Shul of Bal Harbour in Surfside,...

Jewish Caucus secures nearly $80 in California state budget for communal priorities

California’s Jewish community will be significant beneficiaries of state funding next year to the tune of $80 million, thanks to the efforts of the California Legislative Jewish Caucus. One of the key allocations is $50...

Sanders initiates legislation to block arms sales to Israel

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) proposed legislation on Thursday to block the sale of $735 million in arms to Israel, one day after a similar resolution was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives. “At a moment when...

Pro-Palestinians assault Jewish diners in Los Angeles

The  is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of men who assaulted patrons at a Los Angeles restaurant on Tuesday night in what is being looked at as a hate...