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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 Isra...

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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...

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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.

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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...

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IDF Chief Rabbi Sorry for Remarks Justifying Wartime Rape

(JTA) – Eyal Karim, the rabbi whose appointment as the chief chaplain of the Israeli army was suspended over his remarks on raping women, was sworn in to the position. Karim’s appointment as the chief rabbi of the Israel Defense Forces follows a Supreme Court review of his suitability last month. The court found no…

Opinion

No, the Keith Ellison Tape Isn’t Anti-Israel — and Shouldn’t Torpedo His Democratic Run

It looks as though opposition is mounting, perhaps approaching a critical mass, against the bid by Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison to become chair of the Democrati...

Culture

Forward Looking Back

Remembering Charles Lindbergh’s Nazi sympathies is chilling.

Food

Would You Try This 220-Year-Old Canadian Jewish Beer?

The brew is based on a handwritten recipe from the 1790s that was made by a prominent Jewish family that had a brewery.