(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 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.
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
WASHINGTON (JTA) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel said he would present to President-elect Donald Trump multiple options to dismantle the Iran nuclear deal. “There are ways, various ways of undoing it,” Netanyahu said in an interview on CBS’ “60 Minutes” broadcast Sunday. “I have about five things in my mind.” He said he…7
JERUSALEM (JTA) — A Knesset aide was detained from entering the government building in Jerusalem after her dress was deemed too short under the parliamentary dress code. Shaked Hasson, an adviser to Zionist Union lawmaker Merav Michaeli, wore a mid-thigh length dress and leggings. She told Haaretz that five male Knesset guards examined her outfit before determining that…
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