(JTA) — Secret Service agents arrested the accused stalker of Ivanka Trump in New York City. Justin Massler, 34, was taken into custody on Nov. 29 about two blocks from Trump Tower in Manhattan, the New York Post reported over the weekend. Massler is a schizophrenic who once blamed his obsession on space aliens, according…
JERUSALEM (JTA) — A bill to prevent non-Orthodox public prayer at the Western Wall was submitted to the Knesset. Under the measure submitted Sunday, the site would be placed under the jurisdiction of the Chief Rabbinate and be governed by the religious practice approved by the Chief Rabbinate and Israel’s rabbinic courts, which in practice is Orthodox. A fine…
(JTA) — A Scottish rabbi told the country’s Parliament that he and his family were victims of an anti-Semitic attack. Rabbi Yossi Bodenheim, the Jewish chaplain for Scottish universities, told Parliament last week that he was walking with his wife and children in central Edinburgh last month when his wife was shoved and his kippah…5
It invited “any and all alt-right thinkers and believers,” regardless of gender or race, to get in a touch for an audition.
(JTA) — The American Jewish Committee has donated funds to help rebuild a Florida mosque destroyed by arson. Robert Silverman, the AJC’s director of Muslim-Jewish Relations, visited the Islamic Center of Fort Pierce, in central Florida, on Friday to deliver the donation and speak to worshippers at a morning prayer service. “When Jews were persecuted in…
WASHINGTON (JTA) — A top adviser to President-elect Donald Trump said moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem is a major priority. “That is a very big priority for this president-elect, Donald Trump,” Kellyanne Conway told conservative talk radio host Hugh Hewitt during his radio show Monday, according to Politico. “It is something that our friend in Israel,…4
It’s been nearly 50 years since Israel captured eastern Jerusalem, including the Old City, from Jordan in the 1967 Six-Day War. For the past eight years, Nir Barkat has been this city’s mayor.
In their bid to go mainstream on Donald Trump’s coattails, the National Socialist Movement has swapped the swastika for a pre-Roman rune.24
“I haven’t got long left. All I want is to be buried with my sister. It would be wonderful to have that closure,” the 82-year-old told Britain’s Sunday Mirror.
About 50 volunteers - from all the different spectrums of Jewish life - can be “rented” to lead seminars in schools, universities or churches.3
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