News stories have warned us of an unprecedented distancing between Israeli and North American Jewry.
As turmoil spreads through the Middle East, American Jews and Muslims have been forming alliances to build trust and seek solidarity in more ambitious ways than in the past, a sharp contrast to the violence engulfing their homelands this week.
Prosecutors say the leader of a safety patrol in Brooklyn's ultra-Orthodox Jewish community has been arrested on charges he sexually abused a teenage girl.
A small plane has crashed in New York, killing the president of a Jewish seminary.
A spiraling controversy over anti-Semitic comments and conspiracy theories has roiled the Washington city government, seemingly getting worse with every public attempt to ease the tensions.
A New Jersey synagogue's Holocaust memorial has been vandalized for the second time in less than a year.
The two stone churches near the foot of Broadway, in the shadow of the World Trade Center, have seen fire and calamity and the sweep of American history, and through it all have kept their doors wide open.
The Nation of Islam is lashing out at three black members of Congress who have denounced its leader, Louis Farrakhan, for making anti-Semitic and anti-white remarks in a recent speech.
Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan has answered those who denounced as anti-Semitic his recent "Jews are my enemy" quote with another broadside, this time tweeting a video clip where he says "The Jews have control over those areas of government" - in referring to the FBI.
A New Jersey town has approved a settlement with an Orthodox Jewish group from New York that sued over a religious boundary built with white plastic piping on utility poles.
A Louisiana man charged with scamming investors and banks out of more than $96 million is accused of disguising himself as an Orthodox Jewish businessman to raise money from a New York private equity group.
Faith and survival, not the machinery of death, are the central themes at an atypical Holocaust museum in Brooklyn.
The Latest on a New Jersey town accused in a lawsuit of using town ordinances to discriminate against Orthodox Jews (all times local): 11 p.m.
A town facing federal and state lawsuits over ordinances alleged to discriminate against Orthodox Jews is poised to take a vote that could reshape the dispute.
Three young children and their mother perished early Monday in a fire that roared through their home on the sixth night of Hanukkah, and firefighters were investigating whether the blaze was touched off by the family's menorah.
Even most Jews are unaware that the key to the observance of Hanukkah isn’t lighting the candles, playing with dreidels (spinning tops), eating latkes (potato pancakes), or giving gifts (in an imitation of Christmas).
Valerie Plame had to know what she was doing.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a surprise guest speaker Wednesday evening during services for the Jewish new year in Washington, telling worshippers she believes being Jewish helped her empathize with other minority groups.
A music teacher and singer-songwriter who performs for children at synagogues, Jewish community centers, camps and conventions nationwide is facing child pornography charges.
During Hurricane Irma, Temple Shalom served as a sanctuary of a different kind.