From Our Leadership: Standing Still at Sinai

Tomorrow night, we will begin the holiday of Shavuot, also known as the Festival of Weeks, in which we commemorate receiving the Torah at Sinai. For seven weeks, we have been counting the days since Pesach, tracking our journey to when we stood at Sinai and actually became “a People.” It…

Over half of Israelis think Jewish conversion should be easier, poll finds

More than half of Israelis believe that conversion to Judaism in Israel should be easier, while almost 40% would accept a non-Jew as the spouse of their children, a new poll has found. Read more.

Swastikas and burning Pride flags: Hate crimes spike in N.Y.

Anti-Semitic incidents are fueling a rise in hate crimes in New York, according to a new study. Read more.

JFNA applauds Homeland Security appropriations

“We applaud the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security for approving $90 million in its draft Department of Homeland Security spending bill for FY 2020, to strengthen security and preparedness at faith-based and other at-risk nonprofit institutions,” said William Daroff o…