“As soon as the injunction is lifted, we are going to move on things right away,” Irit told The Times of Israel in November at her home in the Tel Aviv suburb of Kfar Saba. “I am willing to sacrifice so that Omri will have a continuation here in Israel.”3
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro, whose death was announced late Friday, had a complicated history with Jews. Under Castro, who seized power in 1959, and his brother Raul Castro, who took over as president in 2008, Jews in Cuba were extended religious freedoms and received special rations from the government for kosher meat. But the…3
(JTA) — France returned a 16th-century painting to the grandchildren of a German-Jewish couple who were forced to sell the work in Paris as they fled the Nazis. The portrait, attributed by the French Culture Ministry either to the Dutch artist Joos van Cleve or his son, was returned Monday to Christopher Bromberg and Henrietta Schubert in Paris.
Orthodox Rabbi Shmuley Boteach is known for his pro-Israel activism, his support of president-elect Donald Trump, and his books about sex in the orthodox world. But recently he found himself making a small scene about a completely different issue - the burial of Fidel Castro.
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.
(JTA) — A London café has come under fire for selling a smoothie with a swastika drawn on the label of the bottle. Called the “Nutzy,” the smoothie was being sold at the Nin Com Soup café in north London, the London-based Jewish Chronicle reported. The cafe’s founder later apologized. A Holocaust survivor reported the…
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli lawmaker Michael Oren said Israelis should “think twice” before purchasing French products after a French government agency reiterated the requirement that products from the West Bank be marked as from “settlements.” “France is labeling Israeli products from Judea, Samaria and the Golan. Israelis should think twice before buying French products,” Oren, of the…26
Time Inc, the publisher of Time, People and Fortune magazines, has rejected a takeover bid from billionaire investor Edgar Bronfman Jr., the New York Post reported on Monday.
The shuttered Jewish social service agency FEGS has agreed to pay $3.1 million to the union workers it left in the lurch when it collapsed in 2014.
Bannon will participate in a panel discussion or sit for an interview at the event.
Newt Minow was not the most famous Chicagoan who received a Presidential Medal of Freedom on November 22—it’s hard to be more famous than Michael Jordan—but he has certainly left his impact on both his city, his country, and, especially, the lives of Barack and Michelle Obama.
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