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Three Jewish organizations plan to protest at the DC Dyke March on Friday in opposition to the march organizers’ decision to ban “Israel symbols,” including, in some cases, the Star of David.

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Israeli company Teva is one of 20 leading drugmakers targeted in a lawsuit brought by 45 states and Puerto Rico. The lawsuit alleges that Teva’s U.S. subsidiary, Teva Pharmaceutical USA Inc., conspired with Pfizer, Mylan and others to inflate prices of generic drugs. 

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A new study from the Jewish Electorate Institute, with the help of Greenberg Research, found that Jewish voters are overwhelmingly fixated on domestic policy issues such as healthcare, immigration, anti-Semitism and rising insecurity due to white nationalist threats. 

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The 2019 “American Muslim Poll,” which was released by the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding, found that 53% of Jewish Americans reported having favorable views of Muslims and the Muslim faith. Only 13% of Jews reported having negative views.

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Onstage at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue in Washington, D.C., late last month, liberal lion Ruth Messinger was talking about social justice when she turned to the audience.

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Airbnb reverses policy on West Bank listings

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Over the last week, swastikas, anti-Semitic, anti-LGBT, racist white-nationalist symbols and epithets defaced five public places in Oklahoma City and Norman, starting at the state’s Oklahoma City-based Democratic Party headquarters. Similar incidences of graffiti were found at the headquarte…

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, White House senior adviser Jared Kushner and special envoy Jason Greenblatt discussed the Trump administration’s upcoming Mideast peace plan on Monday with Jordanian King Abdullah, reported Reuters, citing a U.S. source familiar with the 45-minute meeting…

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Perhaps the most striking and disturbing statistic the Anti-Defamation League gleaned from its recent national survey of about 1,000 internet users is that close to 40 percent of Americans have experienced “severe online harassment.”

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Executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council, Paul Rockower, was not surprised to learn that Jews are the least Islamaphobic of faith based organizations in a recent poll. 

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Hulu has acquired the popular Israeli vampire show “Juda” from Paris-based media company Banijay. It will premiere on the online video-streaming service in the United States early this year, as Banjay separately secured an agreement with a yet-to-be-identified American studio for remake privileges.

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Seventy-four years after the end of World War II, the University of Southern California’s Shoah Foundation is looking for two specific witnesses to history: a Soviet Jew who survived the Holocaust and a Jewish veteran of the Soviet Red Army.

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A report issued by the Anti-Defamation League’s Center on Extremism concludes that anti-immigrant views have become much more mainstream over the past 10 years.

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The number of hate crimes is up, according to the FBI’s newly released 2017 hate crimes statistics, continuing a trend seen the past few years.

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The 11 people murdered at the Tree of Life building on Oct. 27 all were laid to rest last week, and Jewish Pittsburgh mourned as a community — attending funerals, making shiva calls and remembering those whose lives were extinguished by a suspected anti-Semite wielding an assault rifle and t…

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Rabbi Moshe Sebbag, spiritual guide of the Great Synagogue of Paris, visited Pittsburgh to mourn the passing of Joyce Fienberg and the 10 other victims of a mass shooting during Shabbat services in the Tree of Life building on Oct. 27. 

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The 11 people who were murdered at Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha on Oct. 27, all beloved members of the community, have been described as “kind,” “compassionate” and “faithful” by those who knew them. They ranged in age from 54 to 97 and include a couple who married at Tree of Life in 1956, and t…

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Eleven people are dead and six injured — including four police officers — following a mass shooting Saturday by a suspected anti-Semite at Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha’s building in the Pittsburgh neighborhood of Squirrel Hill.

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One of the most profound lessons that Pittsburgh icon Fred Rogers taught his audience was something he learned from his mother: When dealing with frightening news, she said, “Look for the helpers.”

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Rabbi Hazzan Jeffrey Myers, spiritual leader of Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha, was on the bimah leading Shabbat services when Robert Bowers opened fire on his congregation. Myers survived the attack, but recognized, “I am not okay.”

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Following a meeting with Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh representatives and Robert Jones, the FBI’s special agent in charge of the Pittsburgh field office, CEOs, rabbis, executive directors, board chairs and leaders from Pittsburgh’s synagogues and Jewish organizations were greeted …

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