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Immigration to Israel up by nearly 30% thanks to Russian speakers

Russian-speaking Jews are largely responsible for an increase in aliyah numbers in the first half of 2019. Read more.

3 days, 3 caches of weapons, 3 potential shooters thwarted, authorities say

Police in three states might have prevented mass shootings over the weekend, including one on a Jewish community center, by arresting a 22-year-old man from Connecticut, a 25-year-old Floridian and a 20-year-old Ohio resident, all of whom had access to firearms and ammunition and threatened …

JFNA Statement in Response to Israel’s Ban on Visit by U.S. Congresswomen

The Jewish Federations of North America believes that every member of Congress, without exception, should be allowed to visit Israel, irrespective of whether we agree with their point of view. The relationship between Israel and the U.S. Congress is longstanding and unique, and has served as…

CA Board of Ed rejects proposed ethnic studies curriculum that angered Jews

The California State Board of Education has rejected a proposed ethnic studies curriculum for the state’s schools, saying it “falls short and needs to be substantially redesigned.” Read more.

The week that all Jewish women turned invisible.

Nearly 200 Jewish professional women sign on to an article that offers 10 ways to support women. Read more.