Washington governor signs Holocaust education bill

Citing hate crimes and increasing anti-Semitism, Washington state passes legislation encouraging schools to include Holocaust education in the curriculum. Read more.

Care about Gaza? Blame Hamas. (op-ed)

Hamas is to blame for the hardships faced by Palestinians, writes a top U.S. official in a new op-ed. Read more.

Pittsburgh Fed leader picked to light Independence Day torch for Diaspora

Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh President Jeff Finkelstein will light a torch at Israel’s 71st Independence Day ceremony next month, Culture and Sports Minister Miri Regev announced on Monday, weeks after reversing her decision to do away with the Diaspora honor. Read more.

Lone soldiers celebrate Passover in the army

For many lone soldiers, their IDF unit becomes a de facto family during Passover. Read more.

Jewish students slam BDS vote at University of Maryland during Passover

Student groups at the University of Maryland criticize student government for scheduling a BDS vote during Passover. Read more.