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AJC’s first female president takes on the Israel-Diaspora gap

AJC’s first female president takes on the Israel-Diaspora gap

The American Jewish Committee has 34 offices and ties with 37 Jewish organizations. While fighting anti-Semitism, its new head wants to bring the Jewish world… Read More ›

London – 5 Jewish Things To Know About Boris Johnson

London – 5 Jewish Things To Know About Boris Johnson

  London – No matter their political affiliation, all sides can agree that Boris Johnson, who has secured his Conservative Party’s vote to become the… Read More ›

Diaspora Affairs: The Reality of Antisemitism in France

Diaspora Affairs: The Reality of Antisemitism in France

‘The Jerusalem Post’ visits Paris with the Jewish Agency and takes an in-depth look at the state of the Jews in France   Antisemitism in… Read More ›

PM to decide if BDS supporters Omar and Tlaib allowed to visit Israel — report

PM to decide if BDS supporters Omar and Tlaib allowed to visit Israel — report

Democratic congresswomen would be denied entry under 2017 boycott law, but Netanyahu can decide to waive the rule   Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyau will decide… Read More ›

Israel Has Almost as Many Religious Restrictions as Iran, Report Says

Israel Has Almost as Many Religious Restrictions as Iran, Report Says

The report also noted a rise in restrictions on Jewish practice in Europe, as well as an increase of attacks on Jews.   When it… Read More ›

Buenos Aires – Rescued Twice: The Archive That Survived The Holocaust And The AMIA Attack

Buenos Aires – Rescued Twice: The Archive That Survived The Holocaust And The AMIA Attack

  Buenos Aires – Abraham Lichtenbaum was getting ready to leave his house on July 18, 1994 when, at 9:53 a.m., he heard an explosion:… Read More ›

Luxembourg PM Avoids Dinner for Israeli Envoy Due to Rafi Peretz Comments

Luxembourg PM Avoids Dinner for Israeli Envoy Due to Rafi Peretz Comments

In 2016 Bettel became the first Luxembourg prime minister to visit Israel.   Education Minister Rafi Peretz’s comments advocating gay conversion therapy caused a diplomatic… Read More ›

Is Israeli apartheid fine as long as it’s not homophobic?

Is Israeli apartheid fine as long as it’s not homophobic?

Opinion: Rabbi Rafi Peretz is a nice man, but he is also in possession of views far removed from mainstream Israeli society; and while his… Read More ›

Liberal US Jews say Trump is weaponizing Israel to defend his racist tweets

Liberal US Jews say Trump is weaponizing Israel to defend his racist tweets

President accused of not helping Jews or Israel by injecting Jewish state into conversation after telling liberal Democrats of color to go back where they… Read More ›

Have archaeologists found biblical city of King David’s story?

Have archaeologists found biblical city of King David’s story?

Finds suggest that the site of Khirbet al-Ra’I near Kiryat Gat could be the ancient desert city of Ziklag, to which the Bible says David… Read More ›

Backing gay conversion therapy, new education minister elicits fresh uproar

Backing gay conversion therapy, new education minister elicits fresh uproar

Rafi Peretz pilloried by opposition parties, with multiple calls for his resignation; Netanyahu: Statements unacceptable, do not reflect the position of the government   In… Read More ›

What’s Kamala Harris’s Record on Israel?

What’s Kamala Harris’s Record on Israel?

Washington Affairs: Opposes BDS, supports rejoining the nuclear deal   WASHINGTON – Just three weeks ago, no one gave Senator Kamala Harris of California a… Read More ›

When American Jews described their own intermarriage as a ‘Second Holocaust’

When American Jews described their own intermarriage as a ‘Second Holocaust’

Nearly 30 years ago, reports of a 52% interfaith household rate had some US Jewish leaders denouncing ‘assimilation’ as silently completing Hitler’s work   In… Read More ›

Argentina to Designate Hezbollah as Terror Group – Report

Argentina to Designate Hezbollah as Terror Group – Report

According to La Nacion, Argentinian President Mauricio Macri asked his government to find the most rapid solution to include the Iranian—backed group in the list… Read More ›

A secular uprising could decide the election

A secular uprising could decide the election

Opinion: Traditionally right-wing communities are in the forefront of growing descent against the power of ultra-Orthodox parties who impose their agenda on secular society, secure… Read More ›

Education minister: Intermarriage among US Jews is ‘like a second Holocaust’

Education minister: Intermarriage among US Jews is ‘like a second Holocaust’

ADL chief says Rafi Peretz’s remark ‘trivializes the Shoah’; Israel-Diaspora activist group calls Israeli discourse about US Jews ‘irresponsible and disrespectful’   The rate of… Read More ›

Israel Police bracing for fresh protests by Ethiopian community

Israel Police bracing for fresh protests by Ethiopian community

Statement disseminated on social media calling for resumption of demonstrations following killing of teen in Haifa by off-duty cop; authorities say they are ‘preparing for… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Israeli Researchers Uncover King David’s Biblical Town Of Ziklag

Jerusalem – Israeli Researchers Uncover King David’s Biblical Town Of Ziklag

  Jerusalem – Researchers from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) and Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia, have found Biblical Ziklag.… Read More ›

Longtime director of Chicago’s Jewish federation hands empire over to his son

Longtime director of Chicago’s Jewish federation hands empire over to his son

As 40-year head of the Jewish United Fund, Steve Nasatir helped bring in $8 billion from the city’s 300,000 Jews   JTA — Before he stepped… Read More ›

The left insists on saving Netanyahu from his voters

The left insists on saving Netanyahu from his voters

Opinion: Likud voters are a diverse group, fearful of a binational state that would lose Israel’s Jewish majority, critical of funds handed out to ultra-Orthodox… Read More ›