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Washington – White House Open To Obama Visit To Cuba

Washington – White House Open To Obama Visit To Cuba

Washington – There are no  concrete plans For U.S. President Barack Obama to visit Cuba after restoring diplomatic relations with Havana, but a White House… Read More ›

Israel – Ban On Promising Blessings For Votes, Elections Committee To Warn Charedi Parties

Israel – Ban On Promising Blessings For Votes, Elections Committee To Warn Charedi Parties

Israel – In light of the persistent contravention by haredi political parties of electoral regulations prohibiting the promise of spiritual or worldly benefit to voters,… Read More ›

Washington – Alan Gross Says ‘Chag Sameach’ And Thanks Jewish Community After Being Freed From Cuba

Washington – Alan Gross Says ‘Chag Sameach’ And Thanks Jewish Community After Being Freed From Cuba

Washington – — Alan Gross offered a lesson he said he learned: Freedom is not free, after he emerged Wednesday from five years of captivity… Read More ›

Washington – Obama: Secret U.S. Prisoner Released By Cuba Was A Very Significant American Spy

Washington – Obama: Secret U.S. Prisoner Released By Cuba Was A Very Significant American Spy

Washington – The U.S. spy Cuba is releasing is one of the most important intelligence agents the U.S. has ever had in Cuba, says Barack… Read More ›

Havana – Raul Castro Welcomes Renewal Of Relations With US

Havana – Raul Castro Welcomes Renewal Of Relations With US

Havana – Cuban President Raul Castro told Cubans Wednesday his nation has agreed to restore relations with the United States, 53 years after diplomatic ties… Read More ›

Rockland County, NY – Teens Attack Jews In Mall, Charged With Hate Crime

Rockland County, NY – Teens Attack Jews In Mall, Charged With Hate Crime

Rockland County, NY – Following a group of attacks on Black Friday shoppers at the Palisades Mall last month, two Westchester teens have been charged with… Read More ›

Arlington, VA – Jewish American, Alan Gross, Released From Cuba Was ‘Tusting Fool’, Says Prayed ‘Shabbos’ In Prison

Arlington, VA – Jewish American, Alan Gross, Released From Cuba Was ‘Tusting Fool’, Says Prayed ‘Shabbos’ In Prison

Arlington, VA – Family and friends described him as: gregarious and outgoing, with a talent for picking up and playing any musical instrument, yet Alan… Read More ›

Israel reduces separation between Jews and Arabs at schools

Israel reduces separation between Jews and Arabs at schools

The Israeli education system is in the midst of a slow process of reducing separation between Jews and Arabs, according to the annual Taub Center… Read More ›

Jews like former Florida governer Jeb Bush

Jews like former Florida governer Jeb Bush

Leading his announcement with a “happy Hanukkah” and hosting a menorah lighting party, former Florida governor Jeb Bush has already secured the backing of prominent… Read More ›

Havana – U.S. Official: Cuba Releases Jewish American Businessman Alan Gross Released By Cuba

Havana – U.S. Official: Cuba Releases Jewish American Businessman Alan Gross Released By Cuba

Havana – As part of an agreement that also includes the release of three Cubans jailed in the United States,  American Alan Gross has been… Read More ›

Sydney – Aussie Leader: System Did Not Track And Siege Gunman

Sydney – Aussie Leader: System Did Not Track And Siege Gunman

Sydney – Australia’s prime minister acknowledged Wednesday that the nation’s security system failed to keep track of a gunman responsible for a deadly siege at… Read More ›

Israel – 3 Palestinians Arrested By Security Forces On Suspicion Of Fatally Injuring Israeli

Israel – 3 Palestinians Arrested By Security Forces On Suspicion Of Fatally Injuring Israeli

Israel – Three Palestinians arrested by security forces from the Samaria village of Akraba on suspicion of being involved in the fatal running over an… Read More ›

Jewish campus groups combat sexual violence

Jewish campus groups combat sexual violence

Jewish campus groups were ready for the painful national dialogue that took place in the wake of murky rape allegations at the University of Virginia.… Read More ›

Hollywood is playing a major role in Auschwitz 70th anniversary

Hollywood is playing a major role in Auschwitz 70th anniversary

Hollywood is playing a role in commemorations of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. The USC Shoah Foundation announced Tuesday that Hollywood heavyweights… Read More ›

World’s tallest Menorah

World’s tallest Menorah

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio joined hundreds of Jewish community residents in Brooklyn, lighting the world’s tallest Menorah at Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn. “This… Read More ›

Washington -At National Menorah Biden Marks Start Of Hanukkah

Washington -At National Menorah Biden Marks Start Of Hanukkah

Washington -Vice President Joe Biden marked the first night of Hanukkah, with the smell of latkes — fresh potato pancakes — wafting over the National… Read More ›

Brussels – EU Lawmakers Stop Short Of Palestine Recognition Vote, Settle On Compromise

Brussels – EU Lawmakers Stop Short Of Palestine Recognition Vote, Settle On Compromise

Brussels – Tuesday, EU lawmakers stopped short on of proposing a joint motion urging EU members to recognize a state of Palestine, settling instead on… Read More ›

Australia – Sydney Hostages Begged For Mercy On Sick, Elderly, Young

Australia – Sydney Hostages Begged For Mercy On Sick, Elderly, Young

Sydney – The Sydney hostages pleaded for help — for those among them who were pregnant, sick, elderly and  for those who were young and… Read More ›

London – Kerry: No Interference In Israeli Election

London – Kerry: No Interference In Israeli Election

London – The U.S. and partners are looking for ways to advance Mideast peace without interfering with Israel’s election process says Secretary of State, John… Read More ›

Berlin – German Foundation Is Seeking A Ruling On Jewish Art Claim

Berlin – German Foundation Is Seeking A Ruling On Jewish Art Claim

Berlin – An expert panel has been asked by the German foundation to rule whether its painting by Spanish artist Juan Gris was looted by… Read More ›