Jewish Insider In Washington, residents of Israel’s north highlight continued instability and Hezbollah threat 11 Jun
Residents of northern Israel, facing ongoing threats and instability from Hezbollah in Lebanon, visited Washington, D.C. to highlight their displacement and ...
11 Jun
Jewish Insider Special Shavuot cookbook seeks to keep hostages top of mind 11 Jun
The Hostages and Missing Families Forum recently released a special Shavuot cookbook featuring 75 recipes, each accompanied by a photo and a description of a...
11 Jun
Jewish Insider Georgetown’s historic Kesher Israel synagogue set to undergo major renovation, expansion 10 Jun
Kesher Israel Congregation, a prominent Modern Orthodox synagogue in Washington, D.C., is embarking on a substantial renovation and expansion project for its...
10 Jun
Jewish Insider Israel rejoices after successful mission to rescue four hostages in Gaza 9 Jun
Israeli special forces successfully carried out a daring operation to rescue four hostages held by Hamas in Gaza, who were tearfully reunited with their fami...
9 Jun
Jewish Insider ‘The call is coming from inside the house’: Why queer Jews fear discrimination at Pride events this year 7 Jun
Queer Jews are expressing fear of discrimination at Pride events due to increasing antisemitism and anti-Zionist sentiment within the LGBTQ community, exempl...
7 Jun
Jewish Insider Israeli students in U.S. warn peers against studying at American campuses 6 Jun
Israeli students studying at American campuses, including prestigious institutions like Columbia University and Harvard, have reported facing a toxic and hos...
6 Jun
Jewish Insider In social media war against AIPAC, Rep. Mark Pocan advances antisemitic tropes 6 Jun
Rep. Mark Pocan has been engaging in a prolonged social media campaign against AIPAC, leveling criticisms at the pro-Israel lobbying group linked to antisemi...
6 Jun
Jewish Insider Inside the fierce debate over aid to Gaza 5 Jun
Amidst a heated debate over aid to Gaza, international agencies and governments have accused Israel of not doing enough to ensure Palestinians in Gaza receiv...
5 Jun
Jewish Insider Biden’s mixed messaging on Israel confuses friends and foes alike 5 Jun
President Joe Biden's statements regarding Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's actions during the conflict with Hamas have led to confusion and mixed...
5 Jun
Jewish Insider Anti-Israel activists bring lots of noise but little substance to state Democratic conventions 4 Jun
State Democratic conventions in places like Duluth, Minnesota; Bangor, Maine; and Jamestown, North Carolina have seen anti-Israel activists protesting and pu...
4 Jun
Jewish Insider Rep. Rob Menendez faces career-threatening challenge in Tuesday primary  31 May
Rep. Rob Menendez (D-NJ) is facing a tough primary challenge from Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla, threatened by his father Sen. Bob Menendez's corruption charges....
31 May
Jewish Insider ‘A weapon of mass distraction:’ How Oct. 7 enabled Iran to advance its nuclear program 31 May
The International Atomic Energy Agency revealed that Iran has accumulated enough uranium for three nuclear bombs, enriching it to almost weapons-grade during...
31 May
Jewish Insider ‘Opposite of inclusive’: A look inside the increasingly hostile environment for Jewish therapists 30 May
Jewish therapists across the United States, particularly in Chicago, are facing an increasingly hostile environment in the mental health field due to their Z...
30 May
Jewish Insider Building a ‘culture worth fighting for’ after Oct. 7, one workshop at a time 29 May
Following the trauma of Oct. 7, author Gila Green found inspiration in a workshop hosted by Writing on the Wall, an online community focused on Jewish and Is...
29 May
Jewish Insider Inside the Goldberg-Polins’ whirlwind trip to Washington 28 May
Rachel Goldberg-Polin recalls her childhood experience watching Ted Koppel report on the Iran hostage crisis, a memory that now resonates as her son, Hersh, ...
28 May
Jewish Insider How the ICC, ICJ rulings could have deeper, long-term implications for Israel 28 May
The recent rulings by the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the International Court of Justice (ICJ) criticizing Israel's military actions in Gaza could...
28 May
Jewish Insider North Dakota primary pits a traditional Republican against a rival skeptical of foreign engagement 27 May
In the North Dakota primary for the sole House seat, traditional Republican Julie Fedorchak and insurgent right-wing candidate Rick Becker are facing off, hi...
27 May
Jewish Insider Egypt’s delicate balancing act as a mediator in the Israel-Hamas war 24 May
Egypt, a key mediator between Israel and Hamas, is facing challenges in its role due to reports of Hamas tunnels along its border with the Gaza Strip and all...
24 May
Jewish Insider Lehrhaus, Boston’s popular Jewish tavern, to open in D.C. in 2025 22 May
Lehrhaus, a Jewish tavern and house of learning based in Somerville, Massachusetts, has gained significant acclaim and popularity since its opening, includin...
22 May
Jewish Insider For a group of Jewish 2nd grade girls, a lesson in advocacy — and a life-changing trip to Washington 21 May
A group of second-grade Jewish girls from Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School in Chicago embarked on a remarkable advocacy trip to Washington. Led by Hazel Ni...
21 May
Jewish Insider ‘No one appealed against Oct. 7 mastermind Sinwar’s 2011 prison release’ 21 May
Yahya Sinwar, a Hamas leader in Gaza, gained notoriety as a mastermind of attacks against Israel and Jews, but when he was released from an Israeli prison in...
21 May
Jewish Insider What the top U.S. Nazi hunter thinks of claims that Israel is committing genocide 20 May
Eli Rosenbaum, a former Nazi hunter with extensive experience prosecuting war criminals, challenges the claims of Israel committing genocide against Palestin...
20 May
Jewish Insider Susheela Jayapal opponent Maxine Dexter sees influx of support ahead of Oregon primary 17 May
In the Oregon 3rd Congressional District primary, candidate Susheela Jayapal, who supports conditions on U.S. aid to Israel and a cease-fire between Israel a...
17 May
Jewish Insider A survivor of human trafficking is speaking out for survivors of the Hamas massacre 15 May
Brook Parker-Bello, a survivor of human trafficking and advocate for victims, felt a deep connection with the hostages kidnapped by Hamas following her own t...
15 May
Jewish Insider Druze Israelis remain on Lebanon border: ‘We’ll die defending our land if we have to’ 14 May
In the midst of conflict along the Israel-Lebanon border, the Druze village of Hurfeish stands out for its decision to remain despite the ongoing threats. Th...
14 May
Jewish Insider Jewish Democrats concerned over Maryland’s Democratic party’s leftward tilt 13 May
Jewish Democrats in Maryland express concern as Democratic candidates, including Sen. Chris Van Hollen and Rep. Jamie Raskin, shift towards more left-wing, c...
13 May
Jewish Insider Paying homage to Israel’s fallen female soldiers 13 May
The Women Warriors website pays tribute to the 52 Israeli female soldiers and security personnel who lost their lives in the last seven months of war, emphas...
13 May
Jewish Insider Israel, Ukraine fighting against the same ‘axis of evil,’ ambassador says 9 May
Ukrainian Ambassador to Israel Yevgen Korniychuk emphasized the shared battle against a coalition of enemies including Iran, Russia, and North Korea, urging ...
9 May
Jewish Insider With a new book, Polish priest uncovers buried past of a Jewish community destroyed by Nazis 9 May
Polish Catholic priest Leszek Szkudlarek delves into the forgotten Jewish history of Chocz, a town in central Poland, after discovering school yearbook photo...
9 May
Jewish Insider Biden’s Israel threat slammed by pro-Israel lawmakers, mainstream Jewish groups 8 May
President Joe Biden's recent remarks suggesting a possible halt in offensive weapons transfers to Israel if Israel invades Rafah has sparked criticism from p...
8 May
Jewish Insider Craig Goldman aims to be the third Jewish Republican in the House 7 May
Craig Goldman, a Jewish Republican state representative from Texas, is vying to become the third Jewish Republican in Congress and the first from Texas. He e...
7 May
Jewish Insider An Israeli survivor of the Holocaust and Oct. 7 says after the recent atrocities, we ‘held our heads high’ 6 May
Holocaust Remembrance Day in Israel, 132,826 survivors live there. Penina Ben Yosef, a Holocaust survivor from Poland, faced Hamas attacks in Israel. She eve...
6 May
Jewish Insider Inside the College Democrats’ antisemitism problem 3 May
The College Democrats of America faced internal strife over handling antisemitism amid campus protests, causing conflict with the Jewish caucus leaders who a...
3 May
Jewish Insider Calif. budget battle to test lawmakers’ will on fighting antisemitism 26 Apr
California is experiencing a surge in antisemitic incidents, prompting Governor Gavin Newsom to release a comprehensive plan to combat antisemitism in the st...
26 Apr
Jewish Insider Extremist rhetoric escalates among campus anti-Israel protesters 26 Apr
Extremist rhetoric and actions have escalated among campus anti-Israel protesters, particularly at Columbia University and New York University, where student...
26 Apr
Jewish Insider Druze artist’s splash of color reaches from northern Israel to Hostage Square 26 Apr
Sam Halaby, a talented Druze artist from Israel, defied traditional expectations in his community to pursue his passion for art, supported by his mother who ...
26 Apr
Jewish Insider ‘For the first time people were truly afraid’: Antisemitism hits boiling point at Columbia U 21 Apr
Antisemitism escalated to a boiling point at Columbia University, with incidents of harassment, threats, and physical assault against Jewish students, prompt...
21 Apr
Jewish Insider Inside the State Department’s anti-Israel listening sessions 19 Apr
Amidst internal meetings at the State Department, concerns have been raised about U.S. policy towards Israel and Gaza, with some employees advocating for har...
19 Apr
Jewish Insider With Iran strike, Netanyahu is tested on his flagship issue 19 Apr
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's reputation as a strong leader on security matters faced a test following an unprecedented Iranian attack on Israe...
19 Apr
Jewish Insider Why Jordan helped repel the Iranian missile attack on Israel 18 Apr
Jordan intercepted Iranian drones attacking Israel, signaling a rare alignment of interests between the two countries due to shared security concerns regardi...
18 Apr
Jewish Insider United flight cancellations stymie Passover travel plans  17 Apr
United Airlines has canceled all flights to Israel, disrupting Passover travel plans for many. While the situation has improved with the reopening of Ben Gur...
17 Apr
Jewish Insider Dan Helmer touts his support for Israel in Northern Virginia House primary 16 Apr
Virginia state Del. Dan Helmer, a Democratic candidate running for a House seat in Northern Virginia, emphasizes his strong support for Israel and traditiona...
16 Apr
Jewish Insider JI journalists reflect on Iran’s unprecedented attack on Israel 15 Apr
Iran launched a significant attack on Israel with hundreds of drones and missiles following an Israeli strike in Damascus, causing anxiety and preparation ac...
15 Apr
Jewish Insider How Israel blocked most of Iran’s rockets from reaching its borders 15 Apr
Israel's Defense Forces successfully intercepted 99% of the threats from Iran during an unprecedented drone and missile attack, with cooperation from the U.S...
15 Apr
Jewish Insider Virginia congressional candidate Derrick Anderson says his military experience shapes his Middle East policy 12 Apr
Derrick Anderson, a retired Green Beret and Republican candidate for Congress in Virginias 7th District, draws on his military experience in the Middle East ...
12 Apr
Jewish Insider Is Biden losing his voice against rising antisemitism? 10 Apr
Amid a concerning rise in antisemitism in the U.S., President Biden initially spoke out against it but has been criticized for not addressing the issue more ...
10 Apr
Jewish Insider The effort to document the events of Oct. 7 for posterity — and against the deniers 9 Apr
The National Library of Israel recently hosted a conference focused on documenting the events of Oct. 7 and the subsequent war in response to concerns of atr...
9 Apr
Jewish Insider Israelis divided on merits of Gaza military pullback after six months of war 9 Apr
Following the withdrawal of one of the IDF's top commando divisions from the Gaza Strip, Israelis are divided on whether this move represents a strategic shi...
9 Apr
Jewish Insider IDF says more than 12,000 terrorists killed in six months of war, as tensions soar with Iran 8 Apr
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) reported that more than 12,000 terrorists were killed and around 604 Israeli soldiers lost their lives in the conflict with H...
8 Apr
Jewish Insider As ethos of unity fades, prewar political divisions roil Israel again 5 Apr
Recent political divisions in Israel are resurfacing after a period of unity following a series of attacks. Tensions are rising with protests against issues ...
5 Apr