Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas for sending firefighters to assist in putting out massive fires throughout Israel.
A Russian state-owned television channel aired a figure-skating performance featuring the wife of a senior Kremlin spokesperson wearing the uniform of a Jewish concentration camp inmate.
Israel stepped up efforts on Saturday to extinguish wildfires that have been scorching large swathes of the country and said its security forces had arrested more than 10 suspected Palestinian arsonists.44
(JTA) — Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro, whose 49-year rule was marked by an anti-Israel stance to match his deep antagonism to the United States and the west, is dead at age 90. His brother and successor since he stepped back from power in 2008, President Raul Castro, announced his death late Friday evening. Under…
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 city in Norway has passed a resolution calling on its residents to boycott goods and services produced in Israeli settlements. The Trondheim City Council passed the resolution, which also prohibits the municipality from purchasing goods and services from what it calls the “occupied territories,” earlier this month, The Local Norway reported. Trondheim…
(JTA) — Jewish groups and leaders urged a Texas university not to allow the founder of a white supremacist think tank to speak on campus. Richard Spencer, who recently railed against Jews at an alt-right conference in Washington D.C. — during which audience members gave Nazi salutes — is slated to speak at a private…22
President-elect Donald Trump gave his first reaction to the death of Fidel Castro on Saturday, saying on Twitter, “Fidel Castro is dead!”, without elaborating.5
Fidel Castro, the Cuban revolutionary leader who built a communist state on the doorstep of the United States and for five decades defied U.S. efforts to topple him, died on Friday. He was 90.
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