A Jerusalem Day march slated for Sunday will not be rerouted after the High Court rejected an urgent petition asking police to bar the parade from passing through the Old City’s Muslim Quarter.33
[For Bob Arum, the famed promoter who befriended Muhammad Ali some 50 years ago, the former heavyweight champion’s legacy in the boxing ring pales in comparison to his impact on America and the world.
Erin Schrode, a 25-year-old Jewish activist who hopes to become the youngest representative in U.S. Congress, says she has been targeted with a torrent of anti-Semitic online abuse.14
(JTA) — An only-in-New-York story about a public swimming pool that offered women-only swim periods for the area’s Orthodox community turned into a full-blown media firestorm when the New York Times weighed in on the subject. The pool, located in the heavily Orthodox Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn, had been offering women-only hours since the 1990s to accommodate those whose religious sensitivities forbid…12
Two Jerusalem natives, one Arab and the other Jewish, reflect on their divided city, 50 years after the Six-Day War.
JTA — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly consented to regional efforts for Israeli-Palestinian peace, which he wants to supplant the French-led international push that just launched.4
JTA — Leaders of Austria’s Jewish community said they are willing to normalize ties with the far-right Freedom Party, which they have previously shunned because of some party members’ Nazi sympathies.5
After five hours of discussion, participants in the Paris peace summit, the French initiative to reboot peace talks between the Israelis and Palestinians, issued a statement that was less harsh toward Israel than what members of the Arab League had advocated for, according to Haaretz.24
Donald Trump’s real-estate-lawyer-cum-Israel-advisor doesn’t think Trump should be continually pestered to disavow his anti-Semitic backers.41
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