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Many Accused Jewish Pedophiles In US Flee To Israel, CBS Report Finds

Many Accused Jewish Pedophiles In US Flee To Israel, CBS Report Finds

  NEW YORK (JTA) – Many Americans accused of sexually abusing children flee to Israel to escape justice — and bringing them back can be… Read More ›

German shooter said he wanted to kill people from Israel, Asia and Africa

German shooter said he wanted to kill people from Israel, Asia and Africa

Germany’s main Jewish organization expressed shock over the Wednesday night attack, which the country’s attorney general is investigating.   BERLIN – The shooter who murdered… Read More ›

PM says he’s lifted freeze to build Givat Hamatos neighborhood in East Jerusalem

PM says he’s lifted freeze to build Givat Hamatos neighborhood in East Jerusalem

11 days before election, Netanyahu announces approval for 3,000 homes for Jews in project that would cut off Palestinian areas in capital from West Bank… Read More ›

Bernie Sanders releases new ‘proud to be Jewish’ video

Bernie Sanders releases new ‘proud to be Jewish’ video

Sanders has emphasized his Jewishness throughout this year’s race for the Democratic nomination.   Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has released a new campaign video… Read More ›

Israel bans foreigners coming from East Asian countries over virus fears

Israel bans foreigners coming from East Asian countries over virus fears

Directive applies to travelers from Thailand, Hong Kong, Macau and Singapore; Foreign Ministry frets over diplomatic fallout from stringent measures to prevent outbreak   As… Read More ›

White Nationalist Nick Fuentes’ YouTube Channel Is Banned For Hate Speech

White Nationalist Nick Fuentes’ YouTube Channel Is Banned For Hate Speech

  CHICAGO (JTA) — The You Tube channel of white nationalist Nick Fuentes has been banned for hate speech. Fuentes leads the Groyper Army, a… Read More ›

Gantz: No Arabs, no Netanyahu in my future cabinet

Gantz: No Arabs, no Netanyahu in my future cabinet

In wide-ranging interview to Ynet just days before elections, Blue & White chairman praises Trump peace plan as ‘good starting point’, predicts Likud will not… Read More ›

Wanted: Real discourse between Arabs and Jews

Wanted: Real discourse between Arabs and Jews

Opinion: Netanyahu’s hateful campaign against Arab MKs, radical statements by Joint List lawmakers and Gantz’s decision to bar Arabs from a future government have brought… Read More ›

The Jewish nightmare of Bernie vs. Trump

The Jewish nightmare of Bernie vs. Trump

In his first months in office, President Trump emboldened the far-right fringe. President Sanders would do the same with the far left   Ask British… Read More ›

Israeli Arabs are Israeli, not Palestinian

Israeli Arabs are Israeli, not Palestinian

Opinion: Raising the Palestinian flag in protest of the Trump peace plan was an act of solidarity, not identity; no one could remain indifferent as… Read More ›

Israeli Jon Stewart uneasy over political climate, but finds fodder for ridicule

Israeli Jon Stewart uneasy over political climate, but finds fodder for ridicule

Lior Schleien says his ‘Gav HaUma’ show aims to present his opinion ‘in the most interesting and funny’ way, not to go after Netanyahu; enjoys… Read More ›

Scholars urge transparency to restore Yad Vashem credibility after Putin fiasco

Scholars urge transparency to restore Yad Vashem credibility after Putin fiasco

Holocaust memorial has apologized for revisionist videos shown at World Holocaust Forum but won’t say who produced, or vetted, the pro-Russian content; Forum also keeping… Read More ›

Coronavirus Spread Sparks Anti-Semitic Views and Conspiracy Theories, ADL Says

Coronavirus Spread Sparks Anti-Semitic Views and Conspiracy Theories, ADL Says

  WASHINGTON (JTA) – The spread of and fear generated by the coronavirus has led extremists to promote conspiracy theories and share their anti-Semitic views,… Read More ›

Kirk Douglas, Hollywood’s tough guy on screen and off, dead at 103

Kirk Douglas, Hollywood’s tough guy on screen and off, dead at 103

Son of Jewish Russian immigrants, the beloved actor was one of biggest stars of 1950s and ’60s; Douglas fought the movie establishment and helped to… Read More ›

A Treif or Tameh Item at Our Weddings

A Treif or Tameh Item at Our Weddings

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5TJT.com What would you say if you were informed that something Tameh or “treif” has been served at thousands of Orthodox… Read More ›

NY Governor Joins World Leaders In Attending 75th Anniversary Of The Liberation Of Nazi Concentration Auschwitz-Birkenau

NY Governor Joins World Leaders In Attending 75th Anniversary Of The Liberation Of Nazi Concentration Auschwitz-Birkenau

  OSWIECIM, Poland – During his trip to Poland, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recommitted to fighting anti-Semitism in all its forms with actions that include… Read More ›

Trump’s peace plan undercuts Palestinian egotism

Trump’s peace plan undercuts Palestinian egotism

  There is no need to delve into the details of the U.S. President Donald Trump’s proposal to know that it will not lead to… Read More ›

Holocaust survivors struggle while world leaders attend lavish memorials

Holocaust survivors struggle while world leaders attend lavish memorials

Saying poverty-stricken victims of the Nazis would have benefited from the money spent on the event, survivors and aid organizations warn that the conditions some… Read More ›

Ukrainian President gives up seats at Holocaust event for survivors

Ukrainian President gives up seats at Holocaust event for survivors

Yad Vashem criticized Zelensky’s decision.   Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky announced on Thursday that he and his country’s delegation would give up their seats at… Read More ›

Putin, Pence arrive as world leaders gather for major Holocaust commemoration

Putin, Pence arrive as world leaders gather for major Holocaust commemoration

Russian leader to meet with Netanyahu, backpacker’s mother Yaffa Issachar, who says she hopes to hear daughter is returning; PM will later visit Western Wall… Read More ›