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Holocaust Survivors and Descendants Slam Steve Bannon and ‘Alt-Right’ in Scathing Letter to Donald Trump

We ask you, Mr. Trump, to stand up and speak out forcefully, using all the channels available to you, against the bigotry that divides us.

National

Republican Jews Embrace James Mattis as Defense Chief — Despite Israel ‘Apartheid’ Remarks

Republican Jewish group ignores Mattis’ comments warning that Israel’s settlement expansion could turn it into an apartheid state

News

Ivanka Trump Sparks #Kugelgate by Grabbing Jamie Geller’s Broccoli Recipe

Ivanka Trump’s “family favorite” recipe for broccoli kugel is a word-for-word copy of an older recipe by a well-known Jewish cookbook author.

Sisterhood

How Should We Feel About Natalie Portman Getting a Christmas Tree?

Nervous assimilation-humor is a grand Jewish tradition. And yet.

News

British Jewish Student Activist Called a ‘Disgusting Kapo’ by Facebook Harassers

A candidate for president of the U.K.’s largest Jewish student organization is the target of social media harassment for his pro-Palestinian activism, the Londo...

The Assimilator

Here’s How Israel Is Creatively Wooing Indian and Chinese Tourists

The Israeli government — keen to tap into a growing Asian middle class who are armed with passports and eager to explore the globe — has thrown its weight behin...

News

Cops Nab Brooklyn Hasidic Synagogue Coffee Room Crook

Police arrested a Brooklyn man for allegedly swiping a moneybox from a synagogue coffee room in Boro Park.

Breaking News

Iran Owns 5% of German Firm Building Submarines for Israel

(JTA) — An Iranian state-owned firm has substantial shares in the  German shipping giant that is supplying the Israeli Navy with submarines, a newspaper in Israel reported. The Iranian investments in ThyssenKrupp began in the 1970s and were inherited by the Islamic regime when it took over Iran in the 1979 revolution, Yediot Acharonot reported…

Breaking News

Donald Trump Considers New Sanctions on Iran

Donald Trump’s transition team is examining proposals for new non-nuclear sanctions on Iran, the Financial Times reported on Friday, citing congressional source...

Breaking News

Andrew Sachs, Played Bumbling Spanish Waiter on ‘Fawlty Towers,’ Dies at 86

Andrew Sachs, a British comedy actor best known for his role as the hapless Spanish waiter on the ’70s television sitcom ‘Fawlty Towers,; has died at 86.

Breaking News

Could Anti-Israel Activist Win Vote To Lead Britain’s Largest Jewish Student Group?

A prominent advocate of BDS reportedly has a “definite chance of winning” election as head of Britain’s national Jewish student group.

Breaking News

Trump Pentagon Pick Gen. James Mattis Accused Israel of Heading to ‘Apartheid’

WASHINGTON (JTA) — President-elect Donald Trump said he would nominate as defense secretary Gen. James Mattis, a pick that has already stirred controversy among...