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New York – US Rabbis To Israel: End Alleged Arms Sales To Myanmar

New York – US Rabbis To Israel: End Alleged Arms Sales To Myanmar

  New York – A group of American rabbis is demanding that Israel halt the reported sales of arms to Myanmar, where hundreds of thousands… Read More ›

Zubin Mehta’s 5 most memorable moments with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

Zubin Mehta’s 5 most memorable moments with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

A look at the legendary conductor’s greatest hits during his 50 years with the national orchestra as he launches a farewell tour starting Wednesday at… Read More ›

How can anyone blame Netanyahu for future conflict with Iran?

How can anyone blame Netanyahu for future conflict with Iran?

Op-ed: In his claim that ‘the government is dragging us to war,’ Major-General (res.) Amiram Levin crossed a dangerous red line. It’s Iran that is… Read More ›

‘Diary of Anne Frank’ passages to be read at all Italian soccer matches

‘Diary of Anne Frank’ passages to be read at all Italian soccer matches

Italian soccer federation takes stand after stickers with Holocaust victim dressed in clothes of Rome team plastered in stadium   A passage from “The Diary… Read More ›

Fliers found at Cornell read ‘Just say no to Jewish lies’

Fliers found at Cornell read ‘Just say no to Jewish lies’

University president says ‘thousands of Cornellians deplore’ posters urging students to ‘join the white gang’   Anti-Semitic fliers with swastika-like symbols were discovered on the… Read More ›

Conservative movement keeps intermarriage ban

Conservative movement keeps intermarriage ban

US Jewish denomination reiterates prohibition on interfaith weddings, but urges heartfelt welcome for non-Jewish spouses   NEW YORK (JTA) — The Conservative movement will maintain… Read More ›

New York – After Backlash, Mayim Bialik Apologizes For Advocating Modesty In Response To Weinstein Allegations

New York – After Backlash, Mayim Bialik Apologizes For Advocating Modesty In Response To Weinstein Allegations

New York – Actress Mayim Bialik has apologized following a backlash against her New York Times op-ed suggesting that dressing and acting modestly is protection… Read More ›

Russia Agrees to Keep Iran, Hezbollah Forces Away From Israeli Border

Russia Agrees to Keep Iran, Hezbollah Forces Away From Israeli Border

Moscow agrees to a new buffer zone along Israel’s border with Syria in the wake of the harsh exchange between the Jewish state and Damascus.… Read More ›

Bennett says security cooperation to continue despite Fatah-Hamas unity deal

Bennett says security cooperation to continue despite Fatah-Hamas unity deal

Statement comes after government says there will be no talks with Palestinians unless Hamas disarms   Israeli security cooperation with the Palestinian Authority should continue,… Read More ›

Jewish women share tales of harassment, and a rabbi atones for his fellow men

Jewish women share tales of harassment, and a rabbi atones for his fellow men

Amid Harvey Weinstein allegations, increasing number of women speak out against sexual assault using #metoo hashtag   JTA — It has happened in a Jerusalem… Read More ›

The right to protest: Determination is the name of the game

The right to protest: Determination is the name of the game

Op-ed: From the disabled people’s protest through the war on religionization in schools to the anti-corruption demonstrations, Israel’s civil society is finally waking up. The… Read More ›

Like Clouds and Wind: A Secret Study Into Mossad’s Failed Nazi Hunt

Like Clouds and Wind: A Secret Study Into Mossad’s Failed Nazi Hunt

The Mossad is not just another intelligence agency like the CIA or MI6. It prides itself as the protector of Jews wherever they are, serving… Read More ›

French PM Reveals New Strategy to Combat ‘Shameful’ Antisemitism

French PM Reveals New Strategy to Combat ‘Shameful’ Antisemitism

“When someone attacks a French citizen because of his background or his beliefs, he attacks France and what it holds most precious.”   Amid ongoing… Read More ›

There’s no need for further politicization of the court

There’s no need for further politicization of the court

Op-ed: Someone in the government has got it all wrong. The public media isn’t a mouthpiece for political announcements, and the judicial authority shouldn’t have… Read More ›

New York – Can Cyber Technology Solve The Anne Frank And Raoul Wallenberg Mysteries?

New York – Can Cyber Technology Solve The Anne Frank And Raoul Wallenberg Mysteries?

  New York – After 70 years of studying the Holocaust, historians still don’t know the exact circumstances of the tragic fate that befell two… Read More ›

‘Who is a Jew?’ Can Now be Answered by Genetic Testing

‘Who is a Jew?’ Can Now be Answered by Genetic Testing

The mass immigration of Jews from the FSU to Israel was seen as a welcome blessing, but many have experienced difficulties proving their Jewish identity.… Read More ›

Government Anxious to Rush Through Haredi Military Service Exemption Law

Government Anxious to Rush Through Haredi Military Service Exemption Law

The High Court struck down Israel’s policy on haredi recruitment, deeming it to be discriminatory.   The cabinet appointed Tourism Minister Yariv Levin Sunday to… Read More ›

Sukkot services to go on in Barcelona, despite violence over independence vote

Sukkot services to go on in Barcelona, despite violence over independence vote

As hundreds injured in Catalonian riots over referendum, city’s 15,000 Jews will celebrate festival as usual, community leader says   JTA — Violence between police… Read More ›

US Jewish Groups to Join March for Racial Injustice

US Jewish Groups to Join March for Racial Injustice

Jews to march on 2nd day despite initial upset over Yom Kippur scheduling.   American Jewish students and groups were set to join the March… Read More ›

Israel must not let Arab states hijack UNESCO

Israel must not let Arab states hijack UNESCO

Op-ed: Instead of fighting specific resolutions adopted by the UN organization, we must wake up and try to change its agenda by promoting the election… Read More ›