WASHINGTON (JTA) — A top Reform movement rabbi said it “defies belief” that Donald Trump is unaware of anti-Semitic associations in his campaign rhetoric. Rabbi Jonah Pesner, who directs the Reform movement’s Religious Action Center, released his statement Friday, Oct. 14, a day after the Republican presidential nominee delivered a speech in West Palm Beach,…7
(JTA) — American singer and songwriter Bob Dylan has not been in contact with the Swedish Academy since it awarded him the Nobel Prize for Literature last week. Dylan also has not made a public statement about the honor, the New York Times reported Tuesday. Sara Danius, the permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy, told Swedish…6
UNESCO’s executive board will revisit the recent resolution adopted on Jerusalem at the behest of the Mexican government, which seeks to change its vote. Mexico voted in favor of the resolution last week, but triggered a special clause allowing them to demand a recast vote in order to change its decision.7
Howard Stern, on his Monday show, went on air to explain his decision not to re-air old tapes of Donald Trump making misogynistic comments.6
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?
Israelis might be in the mood for some American tough love: a new poll indicates they want Hillary Clinton for the presidency, but think Trump push the Jewish state less on getting back to the negotiating table with Palestinians.4
Amy Schumer’s Donald Trump zingers didn’t quite land in the swing state of Florida this weekend.5
North Carolina Republicans on Monday said they would not be intimidated after a local party headquarters sustained heavy damage over the weekend in a deliberately set fire and graffiti on a neighboring building warned them to “leave town or else.”
Austria plans to convert and possibly tear down the house Hitler was born in to prevent it becoming a pilgrimage site for neo-Nazis, the Interior Ministry said on Monday.
After a tough week for her father—with the release of a videotape in which he bragged about committing sexual assault and emergence of groping allegations—Ivanka Trump had receded from the campaign trail. But now Donald Trump’s daughter and chief ambassador to women seems to be reemerging, and striking familiar themes about faith and family that have made her an asset to the Republican nominee’s campaign.
Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, informally approached LionTree Advisors Chief Executive Aryeh Bourkoff about setting up a Trump TV network after the presidential election, the Financial Times reported on Monday, citing sources.
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