Pro-Palestinian protestors have a history of extreme rhetoric and hate-speech in the Bay Area, and their recent rallies show they have only become more vocal and vitriolic with time.
Elka Looks, originally from Tel Aviv, is the Communications Manager for the San Francisco based Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC), www.jcrc.org the public affairs arm of the organized Bay Area Jewish community.
When Google buses are stoned and locals protest in San Francisco, angry at being priced out of their city by high-earning tech workers, what’s the Jewish community to do?
For Jewish communities, actively promoting peace and the two-state solution means also combating those who seek to endanger these aims.
The Christmas culture wars are a test of how America – and its Jewish community within it - balances majority and minority religious rights.
Bay Area Jews have created a pro-Israel 'tent' that is particularly broad and diverse.
Bay Area Jews challenge the post-Pew pessimism: Non-religious Jews who have expressed their Jewish identity for over a century in social action are now fighting for gun control.
Jews around the world should join San Francisco’s Jewish community in speaking out against anti-gay legislation in Russia.
Business professionals and philanthropists from the U.S. and Europe come together for OneVoice Delegation Tour, traveling throughout Israel and the West Bank and meeting with influential Palestinian and Israeli decision makers.
Do the Upper-East Siders do Teshuva on Yom Kippur?
Edouard Cukierman to Haaretz: Israel’s economic improvement is crucial to strengthening the country, integrating immigrants and improving Israel’s image abroad; I have known from a very young age, this is where I belong.
Sarandon reportedly said that when she was working on her 1995 film ‘Dead man walking’, she sent a copy of the book the movie is based upon to the pope, clarifying that it was to ‘the last one, not this Nazi one we have now.’
Not exactly a heart to heart from one nice Jewish boy to another...
Ivanka Trump and husband Jared Kushner take two-month old daughter Arabella to temple for Sukkot, with Kushner carrying the family’s lulav while walking down the streets of Manhattan.
The family of Boris Schatz is donating money to cover tuition of three students as well as a prize for an outstanding project that focuses on community involvement.
Ben Stiller embarks on an SNL journey to a Jewish food paradise - complete with matzah balls and pickles.
The letter, written on embossed Princeton stationary, congratulates New York businessman Hyman Zinn on the 'splendid work' he undertook on behalf of European refugees.
Plastic signs, posted throughout ultra-Orthodox Brooklyn neighborhood, read: 'Precious Jewish daughters, please move over to the side when you see a man come across.'
Ambassador Matthew Gould to decorate sukkah with help of young adults from the National Association for the Habilitation of the Mentally Handicapped Persons in Israel.
Five of the seven Nobel Prize winners so far this year are Jewish; their Yiddeshe mamas must be so proud.
Williams criticizes Speaker of the House John Boehner for playing golf with Obama, saying that it would be like Hitler playing golf with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Britain installs first 'hands-free' crossing so that observant Jews can cross the street without having to use electricity on Shabbat.
U.K. Foreign Secretary William Hague reflects on Arab Spring, acknowledging that while uprisings have created hope and freedom they have also brought great uncertainty for Israel.
Members of Young, Jewish and Proud, the youth wing of Jewish Voice for Peace, demand a just solution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
The conference, to take place on the fiftieth anniversary of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann's trial, is an annual event focused on the influence of the Holocaust on Israeli and German society as well as its implications for the identity of young Jewish Germans today.
The ad, sponsored by a group called the “Emergency Committee for Israel”, reads ‘Tell President Obama: Enough. It's time to stand with Israel’.
Group calling itself 'Challenges HackerS' take over 'FaceGlat', say will never stop hacking 'until you stop killing our brothers and sisters and mothers in Palestine'.
Orthodox man creates KosherSexToys.net to allow observant couples to purchase sexual aids without being exposed to inappropriate images and products.
Daniel Shapiro tells regional cooperation conference that Israel and the Palestinians must build a "strong foundation" to ensure a viable accord.
Opposition leader tells regional cooperation conference that there is 'no status quo' in the Mideast, as ties deteriorate and Israel faces increasing isolation.
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