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Warsaw to Attend Visegrad Summit as Crisis Dies Down

Warsaw to Attend Visegrad Summit as Crisis Dies Down

Netanyahu’s remarks on Polish role in Shoah clarified   Israel plans to host its first-ever Visegrad summit in a move designed to highlight the country’s… Read More ›

Netanyahu, in Warsaw, Says Poles ‘Cooperated’ with Germans in Holocaust

Netanyahu, in Warsaw, Says Poles ‘Cooperated’ with Germans in Holocaust

Has Netanyahu sparked Israeli-Polish crisis over Jewish deaths in WWII?   Rsaw — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared to push back Thursday against a Polish law that… Read More ›

Hezbollah has plans for Israel on the Golan

Hezbollah has plans for Israel on the Golan

Analysis: Israel had better pay attention to the emerging reality on its Syria border in the Golan Heights, where the Lebanese terror group is attempting… Read More ›

London – British Jewish Leader’s Talk With Hungarian Official On Anti-Semitism Deteriorates Into An Email Clash

London – British Jewish Leader’s Talk With Hungarian Official On Anti-Semitism Deteriorates Into An Email Clash

  London – The top political representative of British Jewry, Marie van der Zyl, had a tough talk last week with a senior Hungarian official… Read More ›

Union of the Jewish left and the Israeli Arabs

Union of the Jewish left and the Israeli Arabs

Opinion: The Israeli left is in such a dire state that the only thing that could resurrect it is a proactive cooperation between Jewish and… Read More ›

Palestinian Suspect in Tekoa Woman’s Murder Arrested Outside Ramallah

Palestinian Suspect in Tekoa Woman’s Murder Arrested Outside Ramallah

Right-wing activists tried to block the road at Jerusalem’s northwestern entrance on Saturday night, chanting, “The nation demands revenge.”   The Shin Bet (Israel Security… Read More ›

He put Dracula on the big screen, and saved hundreds of Jews from a real monster

He put Dracula on the big screen, and saved hundreds of Jews from a real monster

A new documentary sheds light on Carl Laemmle, a German-Jewish immigrant who founded Universal Studios and fought to rescue 300 Jewish families from Nazi Germany… Read More ›

Analysis: The Middle East’s Tectonic Shifts

Analysis: The Middle East’s Tectonic Shifts

The region is now at a crossroads no less important than during the decline and fall of the Ottoman Empire 100 years ago.   There… Read More ›

Netanyahu: Abbas is happy with Gantz comments

Netanyahu: Abbas is happy with Gantz comments

Prime Minister Netanyahu says former IDF chief Gantz ‘said he will carry out a second disengagement in Judea and Samaria’ in Yedioth interview, ‘and Mahmoud… Read More ›

United Nations – Diplomats: US Objects To UN Move On Israeli Action In Hebron

United Nations – Diplomats: US Objects To UN Move On Israeli Action In Hebron

  United Nations – Kuwait and Indonesia urged the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday to call for protection of Palestinians following Israel’s decision to suspend… Read More ›

Merger between Gantz and Lapid said to face considerable headwinds

Merger between Gantz and Lapid said to face considerable headwinds

TV report says Israel Resilience and Yesh Atid at odds over who’ll head alliance, makeup of electoral list; ex-IDF chief Ashkenazi publicly backs tie-up  … Read More ›

Washington – In SOTU Lawmakers Sing To Survivor Of Holocaust, Synagogue Shooting

Washington – In SOTU Lawmakers Sing To Survivor Of Holocaust, Synagogue Shooting

  Washington – In a joyful, bipartisan moment, lawmakers briefly interrupted the State of the Union to serenade a survivor of October’s Pittsburgh synagogue shooting… Read More ›

U.S. Jewish Leader Asks Israeli Politicians to Look Abroad

U.S. Jewish Leader Asks Israeli Politicians to Look Abroad

“When Netanyahu comes to America ahead of the election, of course he has to meet with the president,” Malcolm Hoenlein said. “You just have to… Read More ›

In honor of grandma: Teen cancels bar mitzvah party to help cancer patients

In honor of grandma: Teen cancels bar mitzvah party to help cancer patients

The special bond between Eyal and his grandmother, who died of the illness two years ago, led the 13-year-old to forgo his coming-of-age bash and… Read More ›

Jewish women express anger after Orthodox rabbis compare abortion to murder

Jewish women express anger after Orthodox rabbis compare abortion to murder

As religious organizations react to New York State’s more liberal pregnancy termination laws, some of their constituents question the necessity of their sweeping statements  … Read More ›

An avalanche of movies by or about Jews at this year’s Sundance Film Festival

An avalanche of movies by or about Jews at this year’s Sundance Film Festival

The ski resort town of Park City, Utah, plays host to one of the most prestigious gatherings of cinephiles in the world — and we’ve… Read More ›

ADL Chief Too Quick to Forgive Rep. Omar for Antisemitic Comment – Says ZOA

ADL Chief Too Quick to Forgive Rep. Omar for Antisemitic Comment – Says ZOA

Head of ADL Jonathan Greenblatt slammed for saying ‘hats off’ to Omar, whom ZOA still considers to be pro-ISIS   Head of ADL Jonathan Greenblat… Read More ›

Starbucks’ Schultz, Formed in Jewish Brooklyn, Mulls Presidential Run

Starbucks’ Schultz, Formed in Jewish Brooklyn, Mulls Presidential Run

Worth an estimated $3.3 billion, Schultz would presumably self-fund a campaign that would require him to earn name recognition across the country.   WASHINGTON –… Read More ›

Simon Wiesenthal Center Names Top 10 Antisemitic Incidents of 2018

Simon Wiesenthal Center Names Top 10 Antisemitic Incidents of 2018

First on the list is the October 27 massacre at the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh.   Following the attack, Bowers said that “Hitler… Read More ›

A pastor who helped plot to kill Hitler is now the hero of a graphic novel

A pastor who helped plot to kill Hitler is now the hero of a graphic novel

Artist John Hendrix, himself a man of faith, immortalizes theologian and anti-Nazi activist Dietrich Bonhoeffer in ‘The Faithful Spy,’ a serious comic for teens and… Read More ›