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Jerry (Gerald) Wittenstein, a Jewish American physicist and rocket engineer who worked with NASA, left his home in the US along with his wife Carol to make aliyah.

In Egypt the government of Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi is renovating Jewish cemeteries and what was once the biggest synagogue in the Middle East

A Jewish couple living in Tennessee planned to adopt in Florida. But the agency that had been scheduled to provide a family-training course required in their state backed out, saying the couple did not share its Christian beliefs, a lawsuit says.

A cold case team attempting to unravel one of the most enduring mysteries of the Second World War — who betrayed Jewish teenage diarist Anne Frank and her family — has reached what it calls the "most likely scenario" in the case.

"I want to support my people," said Salton, a Holocaust survivor. She said she told her daughter "if she doesn't take me, I'll go by myself, because I feel I belong there. I am Jewish, and this is my faith, and I am supporting it."

Jewish leaders, supporters defiant a week after hostage siege

Cecile Klein, an energetic supercentenarian with ties to #Montreal ’s Jewish community and institutions, spent seven months as #Canada ’s oldest person before passing away on January 13.

The Jewish extremists who executed the Burin attack should be considered an “organized terror group,” Israel's Public Security Minister@omerbarlev  said. Report by @tovahlazaroff  | #Israeli  | #Terrorism 

At synagogues around the U.S., Jewish leaders marked the first Sabbath since last weekend's hostage-taking at Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas, with a show of defiance against it and other acts of antisemitism.

At synagogues around the U.S., Jewish leaders marked the first Sabbath since last weekend’s hostage-taking at Beth Israel in Colleyville with a show of defiance against it and other acts of antisemitism.


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FBI, “We believe the Jewish Synagogue hostage siege was not an act of domestic Terror and should not be compared to actual acts of domestic Terror like when Parents show up at their School Board meetings and ask uncomfortable questions.”

A Jewish teaching says those who die just before the Jewish new year are the ones God has held back until the last moment bc they were needed most & were the most righteous. And so it was that #RBG  died as the sun was setting last night marking the beginning of RoshHashanah

jaw dropping. Trump: "evangelical Christians love Israel more than the Jews" in the US "it used to be that Israel had absolute power over Congress" "the Jewish the US either don't like Israel or don't care about Israel" "they're Jewish people that run the NYT"

"Strange Fruit," a protest song about lynching made famous by Billie Holiday, was written not by an African American activist, but by a Jewish high school teacher from New York. @CBSMMiller  looks at the song's backstory. Warning, the photo that inspired the song is disturbing.

Israel comes to a standstill with a two-minute siren wailing across the country in remembrance of the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust.

No, Wednesday was not like Kristallnacht, which involved the burning of nearly 300 synagogues, destruction of 7,000 Jewish businesses, deportation of 30,000 Jews to concentration camps, and hundreds of murders, all promoted and participated in by the unified German dictatorship.

I returned from a two-day Jewish holiday and half the country is on fire. We all agree on George Floyd, which is why a bad cop is now under arrest. Anyone who defends looting and rioting and targeting of business-owners and cops on this basis is nothing short of evil.

Just remember: if you’re Jewish, white supremacists hate you too.

My message to the Jewish community, and all communities, is this simple: the time for warnings has passed. I have instructed the NYPD to proceed immediately to summons or even arrest those who gather in large groups. This is about stopping this disease and saving lives. Period.

Through centuries of persecution, exile and struggle, the story of Passover has reminded the Jewish people––and all of humanity––of the power to overcome even the greatest of odds. Michelle and I send our warmest wishes to those celebrating with loved ones at home or virtually.