The Union for Reform Judaism was among 28 groups, including a handful of faith-based ones, that signed on to a full-page ad in The New York Times.
In a rare rebuke of Israel by a New York Democrat, Gillibrand also said she was willing to reconsider her support for an anti-BDS bill.
The Muslim Waqf said worshippers should continue to stay away from the Temple Mount and reject any security measures.
The State Department is weighing a request from Libya to keep its antiquities, including Jewish ones, from being taken out of the country.
"Menashe" — thought to be the first Yiddish movie in more than 70 years — is based on the true story of a Hasidic single father in Borough Park.