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The Republican Jewish Coalition, which seeks “to foster and enhance ties between the American Jewish community and Republican decision makers,” made the demand. “We work to sensitize Republican leadership in government and the Party to the concerns and issues of the Jewish community, while ...
... both Yitzchak Yosef—Israel's Chief Sephardic Rabbi of Israel—and the subsequent response from the American Jewish community proved as true. Delivering a sermon discussing a tractate in Berachot 58, the good rabbi not only referred to African descended peoples by the pejorative of “kushi”—roughly ...

There is a great crisis currently occurring in the American-Jewish community — a crisis of identity. What are Jews here to accomplish? Are Jews special? Or are Jews just a group of socially active members of the political left, with no specific religious inclination or mission beyond mirroring the priorities of ...
The Republican Jewish Coalition, which seeks “to foster and enhance ties between the American Jewish community and Republican decision makers,” made the demand. “We work to sensitize Republican leadership in government and the Party to the concerns and issues of the Jewish community, while ...
I don't know precisely what American-Jewish community Weisman is describing, but his generalizations bear little resemblance to the one I've been reporting on. It is certainly true that anti-Semitism has surged during the rise of Donald Trump. But the American Jews I've watched have been anything but ...
Sandberg was the founding director of the AJC Pacific Rim Institute (APRI) in 1989, which later was renamed the Asia Pacific Institute (API), the first of its kind in the American Jewish community. Over the past 30 years, AJC leaders have traveled regularly with API to China, Japan, South Korea, and other ...

Hoenlein did not speak to the newspaper as a Delek Drilling board member. Instead, he spoke in his more familiar role: as the prominent leader of one of the American Jewish community's most powerful foreign and domestic policy advocacy groups. As the head of the not-for-profit Conference of Presidents ...
This reception stood in stark contrast to the warnings just months ago by virtually the entire senior leadership of the American Jewish community, after the Netanyahu government promoted a string of decisions that deepened discrimination against non-Orthodox Jews in Israel. The most memorable was the ...
Students are inspired to live outside their books, encounter new ideas and challenge themselves to find their own link within the chain of Jewish continuity. AMHSI-JNF is an important contributor to the leadership and educational fabric of the North American Jewish community and boasts more than 22,000 ...
Liberal Jews, who make up the majority of the American Jewish community, bristle at the evangelicals' ties to the political right and their support for Israel's settlement enterprise in the West Bank, a major sticking point in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Jeremy Ben-Ami, president of J Street, a liberal pro-Israel ...
AIPAC also has always claimed to speak for the American Jewish community on matters relating to Israel. But can the center hold when its delegates are so deeply divided — sometimes against themselves? “It's a real delicate balance,” said Neal Sher, who helmed AIPAC as executive director for a period ...
Israel's plan to deport thousands of African asylum seekers could cost it critical support in the American-Jewish community, a leading advocate for refugee rights has warned, adding that African-American House members are also poised to register their protest at the government's policy. “In the eyes of the ...
"The Pittsburgh Jewish community is even more highly educated than the American Jewish community as a whole," Boxer said. "Where you have good jobs, and where you need highly educated people to fill them, that's where the Jewish community tends to grow." Though many reported wealth, Boxer said ...
Andrew Kleinerman says he and his wife Amy share a “West Coast brand of Judaism.” The Kleinermans live in San Francisco, attend services about once a month and have traveled to Israel. Andrew is Jewish, Amy is not. Amy, who is Chinese-American, is thinking about converting to Judaism. One of the ...
The unity of the American Jewish community and its relationship with Israel was on display Monday evening when Vice President Mike Pence addressed the AIPAC Policy Conference at the Washington Convention Center before 18,000 delegates. This is despite the fact that Pence, and especially his boss, ...
Israel's plan to deport thousands of African asylum seekers could cost it critical support in the American-Jewish community, a leading advocate for refugee rights has warned, adding that African-American House members are also poised to register their protest at the government's policy. “In the eyes of the ...
One factor complicating the construction of an actual new embassy in Jerusalem involves the Trump administration's apparent interest in financing a lavish new facility by supplementing public funds with private donations, mostly from “donors in the evangelical Christian and American Jewish communities,” ...

... the Leichtag Foundation, in partnership with other funders and organizational leaders, convened 12 African American Jewish community leaders for a two-day, bring-your-whole self, problem-solving partnership for serious think-tanking, strategic conversing, teaching, learning and, ultimately, activating.
Andrew and Amy Kleinerman, pictured on a trip to Israel, are, like two-thirds of Bay Area Jewish couples aged 18 to 34, an interfaith couple. (Courtesy of Amy Kleinerman). (JTA) — Andrew Kleinerman says he and his wife Amy share a “West Coast brand of Judaism.” The Kleinermans live in San Francisco, ...
NEW YORK (JTA) — For all of its modern history, the American Jewish community has pursued most of its goals through philanthropy — funding programs and institutions through donations and charitable giving that relies heavily on the generosity of wealthy people. But what if the community could achieve ...
"The Pittsburgh Jewish community is even more highly educated than the American Jewish community as a whole," Boxer said. "Where you have good jobs, and where you need highly educated people to fill them, that's where the Jewish community tends to grow." Though many reported wealth, Boxer said ...
It follows the untold stories of four once thriving American Jewish communities that today are greatly diminished. While most American Jews live ...
... the American Jewish community. Traffic on the Jgive.com website though, as well as reports by charities, indicate no change compared to the ...
"The American Jewish community said 'Let my people go,' and the Soviet government listened," said Alex Turik, the chairman of the RJD's ...
... was another, far more consequential rule I tried to follow when I worked on President Obama's speeches to the American Jewish Community.
The very Jews who were crucial to Israel's founding would be condemned in today's American Jewish community; the attempt to oust Prof.
... alleged support for terrorist groups, Qatar earlier this month launched an outreach campaign to the American Jewish community, promising to ...
In my memory, the non-Orthodox American Jewish community and the Prime Minister of Israel have never been in a greater crisis of trust.
Trump's track record with the American Jewish community has been riddled with difficulties from the start of his presidency. A few days after his ...
A new survey of U.S. Jews offers a breakdown of the Jewish vote in favor of President Donald Trump and suggests those divisions — among ...
Ultimately, this decision will be made by the Israeli government - but the American Jewish community could make an impact. Unlike in recent ...
"The American Jewish community said 'Let my people go,' and the Soviet government listened," said Alex Turik, the chairman of the RJD's ...
... was another, far more consequential rule I tried to follow when I worked on President Obama's speeches to the American Jewish Community.
Currently, Siegal is chairing the Secure Community Network (SCN), the first national non-profit dedicated to protecting the American Jewish community through homeland security initiatives. Besides his work with the Jewish community, Siegal serves on ...
The nonprofit foundation, with offices in the U.S. and Israel, sponsored the current visit and those by other Israeli politicians to learn about the American Jewish community. Verbin said she believed the response from the Trump White House to acts of ...
In its press release, the church asserted that the American Jewish community, YU modern orthodoxy apparently included, "was the earliest and most forceful group to spread the soul-damning lie of 'It's ok to be Gay.
I think it was the largest gathering that the IAC had in South Florida of the American Jewish community." Feigelman explained the IAC's goals for the Shishi Israeli program.
Since the presidential election, there have been unceasing demands that Jewish organizations issue public statements condemning or condoning this or that policy, nominee, comment made by a public official - and, remarkably, even this or that other ...
There is currently a surge of activism churning through the American Jewish community. Since Trump's election in November, American Jews have been taking action against a president who received only 24 percent of their votes, the second-smallest ...
Last week, the American Jewish community breathed a sigh of relief, and gasped no small gasp of shock, at the arrest in Israel of a teenager who, authorities say, was the person behind many if not most of the bomb threats against Jewish institutions ...
There is a growing sentiment amongst the American Jewish community that feels worried about the authority a man like Friedman will have in influencing actions on the ground in Israel/Palestine.
As one reads those lines of discourse one is struck by the ferocity of her intellectual honesty and moral outrage. And yet she never ceases to declare her sense of belonging to her American Jewish community, a seeming contradiction that had alienated ...
... for security operational expenses (non-capital); and helping establish and fund, on the national level, the Secure Community Network, which links all 200-plus North American Jewish communities into a coordinated security alert and assistance mechanism.
By and large, Pittsburgh's Jewish community - in line with the American Jewish community in general - has rallied behind efforts to bring Syrian refugees to the United States.
An Israeli teenager has been arrested in connection with a series of bomb threats made to American Jewish community centers and other organizations.
It was abundantly clear that the mainstream organizations of the American Jewish community heavily mobilized to defeat Ellison by utilizing directly and indirectly the charge of anti-Semitism so as to discredit him and his campaign.
The bomb threat at Bender JCC was part of a recent wave of anti-Semitic incidents that have rattled the North American Jewish community. Since January, more than 84 Jewish Community Centers in North America have received threats, all of which turned ...
Full disclaimer: I'm not Jewish and had never been to D.C., but I do want to learn more about the conflict as well as the American-Jewish community - especially as our nation is seeing a rise in anti-Semitic behavior. So I applied to attend the ...
... the archdiocese office in Smyrna. (Note: The expanded version also includes the Archbishop's thoughts on the recent threats against the American Jewish community, and whether the Trump administration has spoken forcefully enough against them.) Tags:.
Our concern is that the American Jewish community is being left out of the security equation. Every member of the community has the right and the responsibility to participate in the communities' overall security.


 

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