An online library containing hundreds of Dutch-language books by Jewish authors has registered its 8,000th download.
Thirteen Jewish graves were damaged as headstones were smashed and knocked over Friday at a municipal cemetery in West Belfast, Northern Ireland.
(JTA) — Several swastikas and other anti-Semitic messages were spray-painted on equipment at a playground across the street from an Orthodox yeshiva in the heavily haredi Orthodox township of Lakewood, New Jersey. The graffiti discovered Thursday included the words “Hail Hitler,” the Asbury Park Press reported. A spokesman for the Lakewood police said the department received a report…
(JTA) — CNN cancelled “Dr. Drew On Call” eight days after the Jewish celebrity physician said he was “gravely concerned” about Hillary Clinton’s health and medical treatment. “Dr. Drew and I have mutually agreed to air the final episode of his show on September 22,” said CNN Executive Vice President Ken Jautz, according to CNN Money. The changes, announced Thursday,…24
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said he has been the target of “gruesome” anti-Semitic tweets from supporters of Donald Trump, whose for-profit Trump University is the target of a state lawsuit alleging fraud.10
(JTA) — Jewish actress/comedian Roseanne Barr repeatedly slammed Hillary Clinton on Twitter, saying Clinton “will be the absolute death of Israel.” Barr posted numerous inflammatory remarks, videos and articles about the Democratic presidential nominee this week, including one that refers to her as “Hitlery Clinton” and another that labels her “anti-Semitic Hillary.” Graphic Footage of…163
Paul Wolfowitz, a Republican adviser to former U.S. President George W. Bush, plans to vote for Democrat Hillary Clinton in the November presidential election despite his “serious reservations,” Der Spiegel magazine reported on Friday.
(JTA) — Former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver can stay out of prison on bail while appealing his conviction, a federal judge ruled Thursday in a decision that suggested a possible reversal of his November corruption conviction. According to federal law, a judge should allow a defendant to stay out of prison on bail during an…
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has once again fueled conspiracy theories about the murder of Democratic staffer Seth Rich.22
PRAGUE (JTA) — The U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic, Andrew H. Schapiro, celebrated his son’s bar mitzvah in the same synagogue that his ancestors attended before the Holocaust. The service for 13-year-old Alex Schapiro took place last Saturday in Prague’s Spanish Synagogue, which was built for a Reform congregation and is now part of…
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