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US Expresses Doubt Over Israel’s Commitment To Peace

US Expresses Doubt Over Israel’s Commitment To Peace

US officials state that relations with Israel’s government are not in crisis, despite claims to the contrary. But they have questioned its commitment to peace for… Read More ›

Jewish Day School Enrollment Spikes

Jewish Day School Enrollment Spikes

More American Jews are sending their children to Orthodox day schools, as total enrollment is up 12 percent from 2008, according to statistics from a… Read More ›

Montreal Neighborhood Discusses Succah Restrictions In Public Hearing

Montreal Neighborhood Discusses Succah Restrictions In Public Hearing

Mindy Pollack, a councilor in Montreal, proposed an extension to the time frame allowed by city law regarding succahs.  The current laws allot 15 days… Read More ›

Holocaust Survivor Plays For Crowd At Lincoln Center

Holocaust Survivor Plays For Crowd At Lincoln Center

Emily Kessler, a 97-year-old Holocaust survivor, treated 350 guests to a stringed instrument concert on Monday at Lincoln Center.  Kessler, who escaped the Nazi invasion… Read More ›

Jewish Family Reunited With Family Jewels After World War II

A Dutch historical society returned jewels to a Jewish family on Thursday who had given them to neighbors before the Nazis forced them out of… Read More ›

Bronx Woman Awarded For Rescuing Jews During World War II

Bronx Woman Awarded For Rescuing Jews During World War II

Bronx resident Berta Davidovitz Rubinsztejn was awarded the Jewish Rescuers Citation by B’Nai B’Rith on Thursday for helping Jews out of Nazi-occupied Hungary during World… Read More ›

White House Spokesman Said US Has Not Changed Policy On Iran

White House Spokesman Josh Earnest issued a public statement that US policy on Iran has not changed, in response to the report that President Obama… Read More ›

US Military Chief Admires Israel’s Efforts To Limit Civilian Casualties In Gaza

The highest-ranking U.S. military officer said he wants to learn from Israel’s good example.  Army General Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of… Read More ›

Most American Jews Approve Of Obama, Vote Democrat

The Republicans may have swept the midterm congressional elections, but Jews still largely identify as Democrat, despite the party’s lean towards supporting Palestine. Out of… Read More ›

France’s Ruling Party Pushes Country To Recognize Palestinian State

France’s Ruling Party Pushes Country To Recognize Palestinian State

The Socialist party ruling in France wants parliament to follow in the footsteps of Sweden and Britain and recognize a Palestinian state, an attempt to… Read More ›

Kerry Condemns Palestinian Motorist Attack

Kerry Condemns Palestinian Motorist Attack

US Secretary of State John Kerry warned that “‘atrocities’” such as the second vehicular terrorist attack in less than two weeks in Jerusalem, would further… Read More ›

Paris Kosher Market Arsonist Sentenced To Four Years

Paris Kosher Market Arsonist Sentenced To Four Years

The 27-year-old who set fire to a kosher supermarket in Paris during a July 20 anti-Israel riot received a four-year prison sentence on Wednesday, almost… Read More ›

Israel’s Future May Hinge On Midterm Election Results, Says Netanyahu

Israel’s Future May Hinge On Midterm Election Results, Says Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is most likely happy with the results of Tuesday’s Midterm elections. Ron Dermer, Israel’s diplomatic envoy to the US, has… Read More ›

Hillary Clinton Implies Israel An Intruder

Hillary Clinton Implies Israel An Intruder

In her recently released memoirs “Hard Choices,” Hillary Clinton referred to Israel as an occupying force.  She states that Israeli presence in the West Bank… Read More ›

Jewish Tombstones Desecrated in Norway Cemetery

Jewish Tombstones Desecrated in Norway Cemetery

Several tombstones in the Jewish cemetery of Trondheim-a town in the north of Norway were vandalized last week, a Jewish newspaper reported on Wednesday. Someone… Read More ›

Obama Sends Secret Letter To Iranian Leader

US President Barack Obama urged Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei to reach a deal on Iran’s nuclear program and join the US against Islamic State… Read More ›

Charity To Create Memorial From Jewish Headstones In Belgium

Charity To Create Memorial From Jewish Headstones In Belgium

The British charity The Together Plan is trying to preserve headstones that came from a massive Jewish cemetery in Belgium dating back to 1832. Excavators… Read More ›

Canada Throws Global Festival For Russian-Speaking Jews

Canada Throws Global Festival For Russian-Speaking Jews

Last weekend, Canada hosted a global conference for Russian-speaking Jews that drew a crowd of 500. It offered a wide variety of seminars, such as… Read More ›

Palestinian Terrorist On Trial For Immigration Fraud

Palestinian Terrorist On Trial For Immigration Fraud

The immigration fraud trial for Rasmieh Odeh, a terrorist for the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), began Wednesday in Detroit. Odeh spent… Read More ›