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Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — As pro-Palestinian protesters gather in solidarity and their tents, sleeping bags and banners dot the greenspace on campuses across the U.S., many students — Jewish and non-Jewish alike — could be seen at makeshift tables this week over a Seder dinner to honor the Passover holiday. The start […]

seng kui Lim / 500px /Getty Images (BOSTON) — A group of Jewish students at Harvard University has filed a federal lawsuit claiming the school has “become a bastion of rampant anti-Jewish hatred and harassment” and alleging the administration has failed to protect them. The lawsuit, on behalf of members of the Students Against Antisemitism […]

Klaus Vedfelt/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Three Jewish students at New York University have filed a lawsuit alleging the school has failed to protect them from escalating antisemitism, which they say has worsened since the start of the Israel-Hamas war on Oct. 7. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in Manhattan federal court by NYU juniors Bella Ingber, […]

Oliver Helbig/Getty Images (LOS ANGELES) — A 69-year-old Jewish man died after a blunt-force head injury following an altercation at an Israel-Hamas war protest in California, Ventura County officials and local organizations said Monday. The death followed a confrontation with a counter-protester as simultaneous pro-Israeli and pro-Palestinian demonstrations were held at the same location over […]

Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Amid increased reports of threats against Jewish, Muslim, and Arab communities, federal agencies are reaching out to community leaders to assess their needs regarding safety and security. U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland said at a Thursday press conference he has directed “all 94 of our United […]

Sefa Karacan/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — The Jewish Federations of North America, a major umbrella group of Jewish communal organizations around the United States, published an open letter Monday calling for the release of Jewish journalist Evan Gershkovich, who’s been jailed in Russia for espionage charges. Gershkovich, a reporter for the Wall Street […]

Tetra Images/Getty Images (LOS ANGELES) — Police are investigating after two Jewish men were reportedly shot after leaving religious services in Los Angeles within 24 hours. The Los Angeles Police Department told ABC News they have no indication of a hate crime at this time. Initially police did not believe the West Los Angeles shootings to […]