US Jewry

US cult, Lev Tahor, Extremism
3 'Lev Tahor' leaders arrested for kidnapping

Three leaders of the Lev Tahor sect from Monsey have been sentenced to minimum 12 years for their involvement in the abduction of a 14-year-old girl and her brother six years ago.

Eliana Fleming | 10.07.24

Anti-Semitic murder, US Crime

Man accused of murdering Synagogue leader in Detroit denies charges

Claiming innocence: during his testimony, Michael Jackson-Bolanos repeatedly denied breaking into Samantha Woll's townhouse and stabbing her last October.

Eliana Fleming | 09.07.24

Israel-Gaza War, Hamas

Pro-Hamas supporters wave a banner that reads: “Long Live October 7th” in NYC

Controversial demonstration in NYC sparks outrage with pro-Hamas banner.

Gila Isaacson, JFeed Staff | 13.06.24

Columbia University, Antisemitism

Protestors outside Columbia to fleeing Jewish students: "Go back to Poland!"

The director of the OU chapter at Columbia said that the antisemitic events last night in and around Columbia University made it clear neither the university nor the city could guarantee Jewish safety.

Avi Woolf | 21.04.24

US Jewry, Antisemitism

Harvard, Stanford, Princeton, UVA all get ADL failing grade on handling antisemitism

The ADL has issued a user-friendly "report card" to alert interested parties, including prospective students and their parents, regarding which American universities are making Jews feel safe on campus - and which fail to do so.

Avi Woolf | 11.04.24

United States, Antisemitism

Report: Antisemitic flyers, including ones containing rat poison-looking substance, distributed in Jewish-heavy Chicago area

Chicago Alderman Timmy Knudsen stated that the Chicago Police have begun an investigation and a formal complaint has also been lodged with the police.

Avi Woolf | 09.04.24

Israel-Gaza War, Antisemitism

Watch: UNC Chapel Hill student caught washing away hostage names written in chalk

The video, posted on X/Twitter by StopAntisemitism, is yet another example of efforts by American university students and sometimes even employees to deface efforts at raising awareness of the hostages' plight.

Avi Woolf | 26.03.24

Israel-Gaza War, Antisemitism

One of the oldest NYC yeshivas, once led by Rabbi Moshe Feinstein, vandalized by pro-Palestinians

StopAntisemitism reported the incident on X/Twitter.

Avi Woolf | 22.03.24

Israel-Gaza War, Antisemitism, US Jewry

ADL: 337% Increase in Antisemitic Incidents Since October 7 Massacre

The ADL reported yesterday that American Jews have experienced an average of almost 34 antisemitic incidents per day between October 7 and December 7.

Avi Woolf | 12.12.23