WASHINGTON (JTA) — Accusations that the United States orchestrated last month’s U.N. Security Council anti-settlements resolution have no basis in fact, President Barack Obama said. In one of his final interviews as president, Obama spoke to Ilana Dayan, the reporter for Israel’s Channel 2, who has interviewed him in the past.46
The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate, Chuck Schumer, decried what he called undue haste to confirm President-elect Donald Trump’s nominations for various top posts, saying on Monday they needed more thorough vetting.5
Jared Kushner’s appointment as special adviser to President-Elect Donald Trump doesn’t break the federal anti-nepotism law, his law firm says.5
It was with excitement but some trepidation last night that I began to read the online version of a [New York Times story] about The Forward.
Jewish community centers in several U.S. states were evacuated on Monday after they reported receiving bomb threats, according to the organizations’ social media accounts and local media reports. No attacks or injuries were immediately reported.3
Produced by “Wheel Maker Studios,” the game follows the murderous exploits of a neo-Nazi who takes out his hate on blacks, Jews and refugees.
(JTA) — The stained-glass windows of a Philadelphia synagogue were shattered by rocks for the second time in two months. Rocks the size of a baseball were thrown through three windows at Temple Menorah Keneseth Chai, a nearly century-old Conservative synagogue in the city’s historic Tacony neighborhood, shortly before 7:30 p.m. Friday, the Philadelphia Inquirer…
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas called on President-elect Donald Trump to refrain from moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem. Abbas also sent letters to world leaders asking them to assist him in preventing the U.S. from moving the Tel Aviv embassy, according to the official Palestinian Authority Wafa news agency. The letters were…3
RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA) — Four skinheads who reportedly were planning an attack on a group also carrying anti-Jewish neo-Nazi propaganda were arrested at a bustling Sao Paulo subway station. The skinheads, who were carrying knives and axes as well as the Nazi propaganda, were arrested Wednesday in Anhangabau. They were about to perpetrate an attack on…
(JTA) — On a quiet Thursday evening, Café Foksal in central Warsaw suddenly filled up with about 50 people wearing kippahs. The event was unusual for a city with very few observant Jews and an insignificant number of Israeli tourists. What made it exceptional is that almost none of the yarmulke wearers were Jewish. It…4
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