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Nazi comparisons as Dem. lawmakers barred from child migrant facility in Florida

Nazi comparisons as Dem. lawmakers barred from child migrant facility in Florida

Trump administration accused of ‘cover-up’ after blocking elected officials at detention center; one protester holds sign showing Nazi guard pulling child from Jewish mother  … Read More ›

Bethel, NY – Head Counselor At Pupa Camp Dies In Upstate Collision

Bethel, NY – Head Counselor At Pupa Camp Dies In Upstate Collision

Bethel, NY – A beloved Borough Park educator died today after being injured in a head on collision in the Catskills. Sources said that 42… Read More ›

At brother’s memorial, PM lauds Yoni Netanyahu’s ‘commander’s qualities’

At brother’s memorial, PM lauds Yoni Netanyahu’s ‘commander’s qualities’

Accompanied by wife and sons, Netanyahu delivers emotional speech during the memorial service marking 42 years since the death of his brother Yoni Netanyahu, who… Read More ›

Attorney general says Gazan fire kites a ‘legitimate military target’

Attorney general says Gazan fire kites a ‘legitimate military target’

But Mandelblit mum on legality of firing at those behind launches, as politicians step up calls for direct attacks   Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit said… Read More ›

New York – Kosher/Halal Meal Program To Roll Out In NYC Schools Under City Council Pilot Program

New York – Kosher/Halal Meal Program To Roll Out In NYC Schools Under City Council Pilot Program

New York – Students in four New York City schools who adhere to kosher or halal diets will be the beneficiaries of a groundbreaking pilot… Read More ›

Coalition heads to meet on Haredi threats to quit over draft law

Coalition heads to meet on Haredi threats to quit over draft law

‘The Haredim are serial crisis-creators. They don’t want a draft law, they want draft dodging,’ coalition official says as party leaders are set to meet… Read More ›

Religious soldiers jailed after refusing to visit Rabin’s grave, going AWOL

Religious soldiers jailed after refusing to visit Rabin’s grave, going AWOL

Four servicemen sentenced to 14 days in prison after they refuse to visit the burial site of Israel’s assassinated PM while on an army trip… Read More ›

Washington – Sessions: Trump Administration Will Fight With Faith Groups On Their Discrimination Claims

Washington – Sessions: Trump Administration Will Fight With Faith Groups On Their Discrimination Claims

Washington – The Trump administration is ready to take on claims by houses of worship that they face discrimination in seeking building permits from local… Read More ›

Hezbollah to be Outlawed in Britain

Hezbollah to be Outlawed in Britain

The United Kingdom merely banned Hezbollah’s so-called military wing in 2008, but now all of the terror group will be out of bounds.   The… Read More ›

Berlin – Murder Of Jewish Girl In Germany Fuels An Anti-migrant Backlash

Berlin – Murder Of Jewish Girl In Germany Fuels An Anti-migrant Backlash

  Berlin – In Germany, the case of a young Muslim refugee charged with the rape and murder of a teenage girl has captured media… Read More ›

Kurz: It took Austria too long to be honest about its part in Holocaust

Kurz: It took Austria too long to be honest about its part in Holocaust

Speaking at a conference in Jerusalem, Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz says during WWII, ‘many Austrians supported the system which killed over six million Jews from… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Netanyahu Hopes North Korea Deal Will Be Better Than The One With Iran

Jerusalem – Netanyahu Hopes North Korea Deal Will Be Better Than The One With Iran

  Jerusalem – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on the world community to support President Donald Trump’s efforts to denuclearize both North Korea and… Read More ›

Coming this summer to Jewish camps: Lessons on Israel’s occupation of West Bank

Coming this summer to Jewish camps: Lessons on Israel’s occupation of West Bank

A curriculum backed by pro-Palestinian Jewish organization IfNotNow is being considered by staunchly Zionist summer programs — with a few stipulations   JTA — When… Read More ›

Tel Aviv – Israel’s Conversion Laws Are About To Get Stricter

Tel Aviv – Israel’s Conversion Laws Are About To Get Stricter

  Tel Aviv – Jewish converts in America may have a much harder time being accepted in Israel because of a new set of regulations… Read More ›

Goldin family attacks PM Netanyahu for ‘cowardice, defeatism’

Goldin family attacks PM Netanyahu for ‘cowardice, defeatism’

Family of IDF officer whose body is held by Hamas in Gaza holds press conference to attack PM, his government; Goldin’s father Simcha accuses government… Read More ›

Clay Seal of Prophet Isaiah to be Unveiled at Joint Israe-U.S. Event

Clay Seal of Prophet Isaiah to be Unveiled at Joint Israe-U.S. Event

Dozens of ancient items lent to US foundation which assists in excavations.   Clay seals believed to have been used by the biblical prophet Isaiah… Read More ›

Could Charles Koch become the George Soros of the right?

Could Charles Koch become the George Soros of the right?

Since the GOP mega-donor began funding academic projects run by those hostile to Israel, Jewish Democrats hope to leverage stigma into an attack on Republicans… Read More ›

Philip Roth showed me how to be an American Jew

Philip Roth showed me how to be an American Jew

Though misogyny was ever-present in his works, the author captured my experience of otherness, and helped me make sense of our shared history and collective… Read More ›

Philip Roth, great American-Jewish novelist, dead at 85

Philip Roth, great American-Jewish novelist, dead at 85

Considered a giant of American letters, Roth penned dozens of novels, essays,and article as a fearless narrator of sex, religion and mortality   NEW YORK… Read More ›

Ken Livingstone quits Labour over anti-Semitism accusations

Ken Livingstone quits Labour over anti-Semitism accusations

Mired in a slew of anti-Semitism allegations, the former London mayor, who was suspended in 2016 after claiming that Hitler was once a supporter of… Read More ›