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American Jewish Organizations
Jewish groups convey mixed reactions over Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh
They fall along predictable lines, owing to which side of the spectrum the groups tend to favor.
Jonathan S. Tobin
A judicial litmus test
The fight over the nomination of a new Supreme Court justice should separate the opposition from the “resistance,” which is why Jewish groups need to stay out of it.
Jonathan S. Tobin
Sympathy for the stranger, but none for the rule of law?
Jewish opposition to Trump on immigration is rooted in sympathy for the downtrodden. But the current debate is more about partisanship and hysteria than anything else.
American Jewish organizations weigh in on Supreme Court ruling on Trump’s travel ban
In a 5-4 vote that fell along political lines, the Supreme Court upheld the president’s ban on travel from several mostly Muslim nations.
Jewish and pro-Israel groups’ reactions pour in on Trump’s withdrawal from Iran deal
Mainstream Jewish organizations voiced both strong support and tepid approval for the decision.
With theme of ‘Together We Will,’ BBYO convention sounds prescient note on teen action
Delegates traveled from 49 states and 36 countries, including from as far away as China, for the celebration of Jewish teen spirit, listening and learning from speakers in the worlds of entertainment, social justice and Jewish organizational life.
Major Jewish organizations back Israel’s BDS entry ban, barred group calls it ‘bullying’
Leaders of several major American Jewish organizations told JNS they support the Israeli government’s decision to prevent the entry of foreign citizens who promote boycotts of Israel.
Jewish leaders laud Trump doctrine’s affirmation that Israel not root of Mideast turmoil
Jewish leaders are applauding the Trump administration’s newly released global strategy doctrine, which rejects the notion that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is the main cause of Mideast turmoil.