(NEW YORK) -- A man was arrested Saturday for allegedly making threats against the New York City Jewish community, authorities said.The 21-year-old man from Suffolk County, New York, made a series of increasingly concerning statements about attacking a synagogue in New York City, according to... Read More.
(CHICAGO) -- Dozens of headstones at a Jewish cemetery have been defaced with swastikas and offensive graffiti in bright red paint, and police are urgently looking for the culprits responsible.The incident occurred Monday morning when police were called to the Congregation Am Echod Jewish... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Jewish community has been reeling from recent anti-Semitic comments made by Ye, formerly known as Kayne West, that have brought the rapper and designer into a storm of controversy.Ye has been outspoken and controversial for decades. Yet his recent actions,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- With Election Day around the corner, some national Jewish advocacy organizations are calling on the Republican Party to take a harder line on condemning antisemitism from several GOP candidates or their supporters.Their calls come on the heels of several high-profile controversies... Read More.
(HIGHLAND PARK, Ill.) -- Rabbi Michael Sommer's congregation has been "in a state of shock" ever since seven people were killed in a mass shooting during a July Fourth parade in Highland Park, Illinois.Sommer, the leader of the Har Shalom congregation, told ABC News... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate on Wednesday night unanimously confirmed Deborah Lipstadt, Biden's nominee for special envoy to monitor and combat antisemitism, after months of calls from the Jewish community to move forward on her delayed nomination.Biden had announced his intent to nominate Lipstadt in... Read More.