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  • Prof denied post at Illinois over Israel tweets threatens to sue

    JTA

    1 week ago

    A professor whose job offer at the University of Illinois was rescinded following anti-Israel tweets demanded that the offer be reinstated.

    Steven Salaita, making his first public remarks since losing the appointment, said at a news conference Tuesday that the university’s...

  • Amid declining Jewish caucus in Congress, rising concerns over communal influence

    by Ron Kampeas, JTA

    1 week ago

    From 31 in 2009 to a likely 19 in January, the unofficial Jewish caucus in the U.S. House of Representatives is shrinking fast.

    Jewish lawmakers have traditionally been the first stop for Jewish lobbyists seeking inroads for their issues, including Israel, preserving the social...

  • Jill Biden tells Jewish philanthropists she is praying for ‘peace in Gaza’

    JTA

    1 week ago

    Jill Biden, the wife of Vice President Joe Biden, told a group of American Jewish women that she was praying for “lasting peace in Gaza.”

    Jill Biden’s comments on Sunday during a speech at the Jewish Federations of North America’s annual Lions of Judah conference led some to...

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  • Yale chaplain quits in wake of letter blaming Israel for rising anti-Semitism

    by JTA

    1 week ago

    The Rev. Bruce Shipman, an Episcopal chaplain at Yale University, resigned in the wake of his letter to The New York Times that blamed rising anti-Semitism in Europe on Israel.

    The Episcopal Church at Yale issued a statement on Sept. 4 announcing that Shipman, “on his own...

  • Jewish groups as one backing congressional letter on anti-Semitism

    by JTA

    1 week ago

    A bipartisan congressional resolution urging increased action by the United States and other countries to address resurgent anti-Semitism has wall-to-wall Jewish organizational support.

    In a letter to colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives seeking co-sponsorship of the...

  • Chloe Valdary: Christian, black and a rising star of pro-Israel activism

    by Anthony Weiss and Miriam Moster

    1 week ago

    Growing up in New Orleans, Chloe Valdary kept kosher, studied the Jewish Bible and celebrated Jewish holidays with festive meals. In recent years she has become an outspoken pro-Israel campus activist, contributing regularly to the Jewish press, and speaking and posting widely...

  • Obama expands air strikes against Islamic State

    by Ned Parker and Phil Stewart, Reuters

    1 week ago

    U.S. warplanes carried out five strikes on Islamic State insurgents menacing Iraq's Haditha Dam on Sunday, witnesses and officials said, widening what President Barack Obama called a campaign to curb and ultimately defeat the jihadist movement.

    Obama has branded Islamic State an...

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