A city councilwoman in Birmingham, Alabama, told police that a gun-wielding Jewish man threatened to harm her for opposing city funding of a Holocaust memorial.
Linda Lingle, the former governor of Hawaii, criticized the Democratic Party’s stance on Israel and scarcely mentioned Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention.7
CLEVELAND (JTA) – Trumpism is visible here on the shores of Lake Erie, but not in the way nominees and what they stand for have dominated previous conventions. A few baseball caps are visible with his slogan, “Make America Great Again,” and there are discreet buttons and a service dog named Titan wearing a Trump sticker.
(JTA) — One of Portugal’s Jewish communities said it was observing an increase in requests for naturalization by British Jews following the United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union. About 300 British Jews who are descendants of Portuguese Sephardic Jews requested Portuguese nationality from the Porto Jewish Community, compared to five before the June…
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Thousands of mourners attended the funeral on Monday for a lone soldier from New Jersey who was killed when a grenade exploded in his jeep in the Golan Heights. Sgt. Shlomo Rindenow, 20, was one of two soldiers who died in the incident Sunday, which is under investigation by the Israel Defense Forces….11
An unknown assailant shot the deputy mayor of Istanbul’s Sisli district in the head on Monday and he was in a critical condition, Turkish broadcaster NTV reported.3
Voters who have their hearts set on supporting a left-wing Jew running an insurgent campaign still have a candidate.20
(JTA) — An elderly Jewish woman who was badly injured in the terror attack in Nice, France, has died of her injuries. Raymonde Mamane, 77, died Sunday at a local hospital, the French Jewish newspaper Actualite Juive reported Monday. Her sister, Clara Bensimon, 80, remains unconscious in the same hospital, where both of her legs…
Rabbi Yig’al Levinstein, the head of an IDF pre-conscription academy who called homosexual people “perverts”, slammed the army’s efforts to avoid harming civilian noncombatants.6
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Two soldiers were wounded in a Palestinian stabbing attack between Hebron and Gush Etzion. The attack on Monday afternoon occurred while the soldiers were carrying out a routine patrol on Route 60, a well-traveled West Bank thoroughfare, near the al-Aroub refugee camp north of Hebron. The Palestinian assailant was shot by one…
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