(HIGHLAND PARK, Ill.) -- Rabbi Michael Sommer's congregation has been "in a state of shock" ever since seven people were killed in a mass shooting during a July Fourth parade in Highland Park, Illinois. Sommer, the leader of the Har Shalom congregation, told ABC News... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate on Wednesday night unanimously confirmed Deborah Lipstadt, Biden's nominee for special envoy to monitor and combat antisemitism, after months of calls from the Jewish community to move forward on her delayed nomination. Biden had announced his intent to nominate Lipstadt in... Read More.
(COLLEYVILLE, Texas) -- Some American Jews found out right when reports of a hostage situation at a synagogue started to spread. Others saw the news alerts as they logged back online when Shabbat, the Jewish sabbath, concluded at sundown on Saturday. Reactions poured in at... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Recent attacks on Jewish institutions -- including the 10-hour-long hostage situation at a synagogue in Texas on Jan. 15 -- have cast a dark shadow on the simple act of walking into a Jewish institution. The faith-based attacks have forced community leaders... Read More.
(LAS VEGAS) -- With an eye on both the midterm elections and 2024, a host of Republican lawmakers -- including many potential presidential contenders -- spoke in Las Vegas at the Republican Jewish Coalition Annual Leadership Meeting this weekend. Most called this past week's election... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A 29-year-old Jewish man was beaten by a group of people in New York City's Times Square on Thursday evening, police said. The victim was treated for minor injuries at a local hospital and released. The incident is now being investigated as... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A 23-year-old Jewish man was beaten by a group of people in New York City's Times Square on Thursday evening, police said. The victim was treated for minor injuries at a local hospital and then released. The incident is now being investigated... Read More.