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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 ›

New Ethiopian-israeli Party Joins Knesset Race

New Ethiopian-israeli Party Joins Knesset Race

The party is headed by former Member of Knesset Alali Adamso, a veteran of the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor.   A new party… Read More ›

Israeli teen charged with terror in stone attack that killed Palestinian woman

Israeli teen charged with terror in stone attack that killed Palestinian woman

Manslaughter accusations against 16-year-old say he hurled 2-kg rock that caused death of Aisha Rabi ‘out of an ideological motive of racism and hostility toward… Read More ›

Daughter of Hitler’s War Minister to Be Honored with German-Jewish Award

Daughter of Hitler’s War Minister to Be Honored with German-Jewish Award

Hilde Schramm, who lives in Berlin, was a former Green Party politician in the city. In 1994, she founded the Zurückgeben Foundation, whose name can… Read More ›

In Jerusalem’s Old City, conflict means buyer and seller beware

In Jerusalem’s Old City, conflict means buyer and seller beware

Selling property to Jews in East Jerusalem is a lucrative but dangerous game when many Palestinians consider such deals treason   In an alley in… Read More ›

EU Parliament Calls to Recover Art Looted by Nazis in Holocaust & WWII

EU Parliament Calls to Recover Art Looted by Nazis in Holocaust & WWII

Resolution calls for comprehensive database for Jewish-owned artworks seized by the Nazis.   The European Parliament adopted a resolution on Thursday calling on the European… Read More ›

Miami – Hitler Mug Found In Home Of Man Florida Cops Say Targeted Jews

Miami – Hitler Mug Found In Home Of Man Florida Cops Say Targeted Jews

Miami – A large knife emblazoned with a Nazi emblem. A giant flag with the logo of the dreaded SS stormtroopers. A mug featuring Hitler… Read More ›

Talmud-inspired learning craze sweeps South Korea

Talmud-inspired learning craze sweeps South Korea

Some think the key to unlocking academic success can be found in Jewish approaches to education, leading to the establishment of dozens of chavruta-themed institutions… Read More ›

Washington – One House Rep Voted Against A Federal Anti-Semitism Monitor, A Libertarian Palestinian American

Washington – One House Rep Voted Against A Federal Anti-Semitism Monitor, A Libertarian Palestinian American

  Washington – Chris Smith, the New Jersey Republican who is trying to push through a bill that would enhance the role of the anti-Semitism… Read More ›