Israeli politician Tamar Zandberg is facing blowback from Israeli media and commentators for appearing at an anti-AIPAC protest.
The top Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee asked the government ethics watchdog on Monday to review comments by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin plugging “The Lego Batman Movie,” a film one of his companies produced, for a possible ethics violation.
A Russian bank under Western economic sanctions over Russia’s incursion into Ukraine disclosed on Monday that its executives had met Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and a top White House adviser, in 2016.
— Carl Icahn’s role as adviser to President Donald Trump on energy regulation raises questions about possible conflicts of interest due to his investment in an oil refiner, seven Democratic senators said. On Monday, the senators sent a letter to Icahn, the Office of Government Ethics and the Department of Justice in which they expressed their…
Half a dozen Westboro Baptist Church members protested outside Yeshiva University Monday, holding signs that proclaimed the Jews killed Jesus.
Declaring that the “days of Israel bashing are over,” U.S. ambassador to the United Nations received a rockstar welcome from AIPAC delegates gathered in Washington for their annual conference.
— Graffiti including swastikas and the words “white power” were discovered on the auditorium of a Phoenix high school. The vandalism on the outside walls of the auditorium at Pinnacle High is being investigated by the police bias crime unit, the Arizona Jewish News reported. “No place for hate in Phoenix,” the city’s mayor, Greg Stanton,…
Senate Democratic leader, Chuck Schumer, called on Monday for the removal of Republican Representative Devin Nunes as chairman of the House of Representatives’ Intelligence Committee.
— Ingeborg Syllm-Rapoport, a German neonatologist who passed her doctoral defense exam nearly eight decades after she was denied the opportunity by the Nazis, has died at 104. She reportedly died Thursday in Berlin. A funeral will be held in the German capital in May, her son told The Associated Press. Syllm-Rapoport, a former…
White House Press Secretary Sean Spiceer said on Monday during his daily press briefing that President Trump “was right” when he said that some of the anti-Semitic incidents in the United States may be “the reverse” of what they look like.
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