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Anti-Semitism Spikes in Poland — Stoked by Populist Surge Against Refugees

Anti-Semitism is on the rise in Poland, a country with almost no Jews. A new study notes that a sharp rise in Islamophobia has been accompanied by a distancing from ...

Breaking News

Jewish Owners Robert Kraft and Arthur Blank Will Square Off in Super Bowl

(JTA) — Super Bowl LI will feature teams with Jewish owners for the first time since 2012. Robert Kraft will see his New England Patriots, the American Football Conf...

Breaking News

Playwright Jon Robin Baitz Set Upon by ‘Sieg Heil’ Thug

(JTA) — Jewish playwright Jon Robin Baitz said he was assaulted in Washington, D.C., by a man who went “Sieg Heil” and shouted anti-Semitic invective. Baitz told Van...

Breaking News

Obama’s Last-Minute $221M Gift to Palestinians

The Obama administration reportedly sent $221 million to the Palestinian Authority on the morning of Donald Trump’s inauguration. The administration told Congress th...

Breaking News

Israel Ordered To Release Body of Bedouin Driver Who Ran Over Cop

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel’s Supreme Court ordered the state to release the body of a Bedouin teacher who ran over a police officer during demonstrations in an unautho...

Food

How to Open a Kosher Restaurant in Moscow

A Jewish chef in Moscow talks about what goes into opening a kosher restaurant, what it’s like to be be an observant Jew in Russia today, and the dishes he’s serving...

Opinion

What Trump Can Do for Mideast Peace on Day One

(JTA) — In the run-up to his swearing-in on Friday, President Donald Trump made a series of big promises to Israel. Aside from his oft-repeated pledge to move the U....

Fast Forward

Ben Shapiro Mocks Looks of Women’s March Speakers Madonna and Ashley Judd

Ben Shapiro described Madonna as a “crazy old kook” and Ashley Judd as someone who used to be pretty.

Fast Forward

Planned Site for Amona Relocation Also Claimed by Palestinians

The plan to relocate Amona settlers hits a snag with Palestinian claims to the relocation site.

Israel

A ‘Cheeky’ 50-Foot-High Plea to Trump on Jerusalem Embassy

An Israeli developer has draped a 50-foot-tall sign on the facade of a Jerusalem building advertising himself to Donald Trump as the man to build the U.S. embassy in...

Opinion

Did George Washington Love the Jews?

Toleration had been the ideal of liberal philosophers since John Locke, a century earlier. Washington was now saying that “toleration” was an inadequate concept. Tol...

Food

How Trump Team Stole Inauguration Cake Design From Jewish Baker

When Food Network pastry chef Duff Goldman saw the towering cake Trump was cutting at one of the balls, he recognized it as his own. But he didn’t make it.

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