Jewish Experience Will Be in Ethnic Studies, Thurmond Says

After feeling the heat in a scathing letter from Jewish lawmakers, California's top elected education official says he hears them. At a news conference Wednesday (Aug. 14), state Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond vowed to include the Jewish...
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House Broadly Condemns Hate After Anti-Semitism Dispute

WASHINGTON — Divided in debate but mostly united in a final vote, the House passed a resolution condemning anti-Semitism and other bigotry Thursday, with Democrats trying to push past a dispute that has overwhelmed their agenda and exposed fault lines that cou...

Portman Getting It From Both Sides for Israel Snub

Natalie Portman may be one of the few people who can bring Jews of disparate opinions to agree on something: Her recent absence from an Israeli award ceremony was wrong. The Hollywood actress recently rejected attending a Genesis Prize ceremony in Israel. ...

Germans Rally to Jewish Community’s Defense

Weeks after the United States observed Holocaust Remembrance Day, residents of Berlin, Germany, are standing up to anti-Semitism in their city. It resulted from an experiment by an Israeli-Arab, who wore a k...