The Jerusalem Post

American Jewry

A diverse community of the adherents to the Jewish faith in the United States, currently numbering some four million.
 A HANUKKIAH is lit on the eighth night of Hanukkah, last year. The flickering flames serve as a poignant reminder of resilience and faith, says the writer.

‘All about light overcoming darkness’: How US Jews are celebrating Hanukkah

By Jacob Gurvis/JTA
New York Stock Exchange surrounded by pro-Palestine, anti-Israel protests

More than 500 staffers of Jewish groups appeal to Biden to press for ceasefire in Israel-Hamas war

 Students at Northeastern University hold a ‘Die-In for Gaza’ in Boston, Massachusetts, on November 9.

Have American universities become a hotbed of antisemitism?

 Harvard University President Claudine Gay testifies before a House Education and The Workforce Committee hearing titled "Holding Campus Leaders Accountable and Confronting Antisemitism" on Capitol Hill in Washington, US, December 5, 2023.

Ivory tower disgrace - editorial

 An American flag sign is seen on a voting booth at Madison Square Garden, which is used as a polling station on the first day of early voting in Manhattan, New York, U.S. October 24, 2020.

As war splits progressives, a Jewish group and a black group find common ground on voters’ rights

By Luke Tress/JTA
 American Jewish Committee CEO Ted Deutch

In order to defeat antisemitism, we have to continue to be proud Jews - AJC head

 American cowboys helping with construction in the West Bank.

Israel loved the Zionist cowboys because Jews won't come here

 AMERICAN JEWS and their supporters participate in the March for Israel in Washington, DC, earlier this month.

Editor's Notes: Where are our allies?

 Global Conference for Israel - JNF-USA

'We Stand With Israel' – Live from Jewish National Fund-USA’s Global Conference

 Argentina President-elect Javier Milei visited the Argentina's President-Elect, Javier Milei, made a significant visit to the Ohel, the resting place of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, in Queens, New York. This visit marks his first international trip since his election victory, November 27th, 2023.

Argentina's President-Elect Javier Milei visits the Lubavitch Rebbe's Ohel in Queens


Letters to the Editor, November 27, 2023: Peace and stability

 A CHALKING at a Students for Justice in Palestine event at the University of Maryland includes a Palestinian flag along with ‘From the river to the sea.’

Right now, I'm praying for America - opinion

 US Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer next to House Speaker Mike Johnson and House Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries, as supporters of Israel gather in solidarity and protest against antisemitism, amid the war with Hamas, during a rally on the National Mall in Washington, US November 14, 2023.

The failure of US Jewish leadership - opinion

 HOW MUCH of your donation is actually routed where you intended?

US Jews should stop donating to US universities, they're bad investments - opinion

 President Isaac Herzog broadcasts live from the Western Wall in Jerusalem to the March for Israel in Washington, last week.

Israel and the Diaspora share one destiny - opinion

 The writer addresses an audience during his recent speaking tour across North America.

North American Jews are proud of their identity and of Zionism - opinion

 The Illinois State Capitol from a distance.

Illinois tax credit program for private schools set to end, upsetting Jewish advocates

 Members of the NYPD and Federal Law Enforcement create a security perimeter on the sidelines of the 78th United Nations General Assembly at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City, U.S., September 18, 2023.

Assailant sentenced to 7 years for antisemitic attack on Joseph Borgen in 2021

By Luke Tress/JTA