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  • Plan aims to secure Jewish sites

    When it comes to terrorist threats, it’s time for Jewish institutions to wake up, security experts and national Jewish groups say. A new network called SCAN has developed a system to alert Jewish institutions in case of danger.

  • Training high school advocates

    A coalition of 34 Jewish groups is trying to instill pride in Israel among Jewish high school students and arm them with Israel advocacy tools before they reach college campuses.

  • UJC overseas fund spat reopened

    A controversial decision on fund distribution to the North American Jewish federation system’s overseas partners — an issue that appeared to have been settled — has been reopened after a major federation had second thoughts.

  • Campus advocates spring ready

    Jewish students who underwent an intense Israel advocacy training over winter break are returning to college primed to defend Israel on campus with passion and energy.

  • Students return to Israel programs

    Despite the ongoing intifada and the conflict in Iraq, American students are returning to Israel study programs. In some cases, the unrest has even piqued students´ interest in the region.

  • Jews, Israelis help quake victims

    Iran’s fundamentalist regime, which is struggling to recover from a Dec. 26 earthquake that killed at least 20,000 people, rejected humanitarian aid from the “Zionist entity” — but American Jews and Israelis are still finding ways to help the victims.

  • Getting into details on Falash Mura

    As Israel takes steps to bring some 20,000 Falash Mura to Israel from Ethiopia, the Jewish state is looking to American Jewry to help pay the tab. The latest moves come in the wake of increased lobbying by officials from U.S. Jewish federations, Jewish hu

  • Dershowitz makes case for Israel

    NEW YORK, Nov. 13 (JTA) — It was the week between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur when a Harvard student knocked on Alan Dershowitz’s door and asked the esteemed law professor for forgiveness. Why? For not speaking up for Israel, the Jewish student explained. He knows he should be more supportive of Israel, but doing…

  • Foxman: It’s like 1933 for the Jews

    If Abraham Foxman’s predictions are right, “we currently face as great a threat to the safety and security of the Jewish people as the one we faced in the 1930s — if not a greater one.” Foxman sees much of modern anti-Semitism as being advanced under the

  • Israel on offensive at U.N.

    After being on the defensive at the United Nations for half a century, Israel has introducted its first General Assembly resolution — expressing concern for Israeli children living under threat of Palestinian terrorism.