(JTA) — French Jews demanded the country’s Republican party take disciplinary action against a primaries candidate who said Hillary Clinton endangers Europe because she is controlled by Zionists. The president of CRIF, the umbrella group of French Jewish communities, made the demand in a statement Thursday about Jean Fréderic Poisson, a National Assembly lawmaker whose Christian…4
(JTA) — More than 250 female rabbis from around the world signed a letter condemning what they called “hate speech” on the part of Donald Trump. “He has denigrated people by race, by nationality, by their gender and by their most intimate, personal challenges,” the message reads. “His callous descriptions of uninvited physical contact and even…20
(JTA) — An upstate New York bookstore display containing the name “Trump” superimposed over a Nazi flag has spurred outrage, including from the Anti-Defamation League and supporters of the Republican nominee. Some 20 protesters demonstrated Wednesday outside the Inquiring Minds Bookstore and Cafe in the village of Saugerties against the banner, which also read “Make America Hate Again.” Some…4
Even in a normal election year, the Windy City is a tough town for a Republican. But in 2016 it’s even harder to be a Donald Trump supporter. This is, after all, President Barack Obama’s hometown. It’s also a Democratic stronghold built up by two Mayor Daley’s in an uncontested state that is reliably deep blue.
Nothing quite prepared Jane Eisner for the emails sent in the early hours of October 10 with messages such as: “Shana Tova, Dirty Hooknosed KIKE rat! MAY IT BE YOUR LAST!” A new ADL report codifies the online abuse of Jewish journalists. Is it Donald Trump’s fault?
Israeli troops on Thursday shot dead a Palestinian whom they suspected had thrown rocks at them as they patrolled a main West Bank road, the military said.
Donald Trump wants to keep us in suspense. The Republican nominee’s refusal to say Wednesday evening during the final debate whether he would accept the results of the election is the stuff of breaking news and six-column headlines. “What I’m saying is that I will tell you at the time, I will keep you in…3
(JTA) — A producer who co-created the popular television sitcom “Friends” is working on a remake of a hit Israeli TV show about a haredi Orthodox family. Marta Kauffman, who is Jewish, teamed up with her daughter, producer Hannah K.S. Canter, to create a series based on “Shtisel,” which has attracted audiences of all backgrounds in…
With groping allegations swirling around Donald Trump, rapper Eminem’s out with the cutting single, “Campaign Speech,” which takes aim at the Republican nominee. And white supremacist David Duke is not happy about it.3
TORONTO (JTA) — Swastikas were found at seven sites on and near the campus of Canada’s largest university in what appears to be two separate anti-Semitic incidents. The first three swastikas near the University of Toronto’s downtown campus were discovered late last month. Just before Yom Kippur last week, two more were discovered on a mural. Two days later,…
ROME (JTA) – Italian Jewish leaders slammed the controversial UNESCO resolution that makes no mention of Jewish ties to the Temple Mount and sharply criticized the Italian government for having abstained on the vote. In a statement widely publicized by the Italian media, Noemi Di Segni, the president of the umbrella Union of Italian Jewish…6
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