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Anti-Defamation League acquires Jewish investment watchdog to fight threats to Israel on Wall Street

(JTA) — The Anti-Defamation League is bolstering its advocacy on Wall Street by absorbing JLens, an organization known for rating companies on their alleged support for the Israel boycott, according to an announcement on Thursday by the ADL. Founde...

 

Prosecutors charge New Jersey teen whose Islamist manifesto threatened synagogue attack

(JTA) — Federal prosecutors have arrested and charged a New Jersey teenager with extremist Islamist views with making the threat that led to a sweeping FBI warning for the state’s synagogues last week. Omar Alkattoul, 18, of Sayreville, New...

 

Stanford U apologizes for discriminating against Jewish applicants in the 1950s

(JTA) — An official investigation by Stanford University released Wednesday confirmed longstanding suspicions that university administrators acted to limit Jewish enrollment in the 1950s while publicly denying that they were doing so. In tandem wit...

 

Progressive Jewish group launches think tank to counter spread of right-wing ideas

(JTA) – Progressive Jewish leaders have launched a new think tank meant to counter what its founders see as an effort by a few billionaires to flood the Jewish world with conservative ideas....

 

With climate bill passed, Democrats deliver on top policy concern for American Jews

(JTA) — The passage of a milestone climate bill in Congress on Friday means major progress on a policy issue that American Jews rank above all others in recent surveys of voter priorities. While climate change is not often pegged as a Jewish...

 

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