A teenage boy has been arrested in connection with several anti-Semitic and racist acts of vandalism that occurred in Ottawa.3
Steve Bannon, in his first interviews since Donald Trump named him chief strategist at the White House, denied being anti-Semitic or a white supremacist.23
A former Marine General seen as one of President-elect Donald Trump’s leading candidates for Defense Secretary has said West Bank settlements are turning Israel into an apartheid state.25
The home of a Jewish professor at Oberlin College was vandalized and a note “Gas Jew Die” left near his front door.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.
The two remaining members of the Beastie Boys called for an anti-hate rally at a Brooklyn park in memory of band member Adam Yauch after it was defaced with swastikas.3
When it comes to making an emphatic point, Israeli Jews often reach for Arabic. From telling someone “Let’s go,” (“Yalla”) to expressing surprise (“Walla!”) Arabic is a part of daily speech for Hebrew speakers.
(JTA) — An Alabama senator who once reportedly called the NAACP “un-American” and a congressman who blasted the Iran nuclear deal were tapped to serve as attorney general and CIA director, respectively, under the Trump administration. A spokesperson for President-elect Donald Trump announced Friday the selections of Sen. Jeff Sessions and Rep. Mike Pompeo to the…7
(JTA) — The celebrated novelist Etgar Keret said he refrains from publishing some of his works in Hebrew to protect the privacy of his family, upon whom he bases some of his writing. Keret, who in 1996 received Israel’s Prime Minister Award for Literature, among other distinctions, revealed this during a talk last week before…3
(JTA) — The rate of enlistment into the Israel Defense Forces has dropped by 3.5 percent over the past five years, army sources said. In 2016, the IDF saw the conscription of 72 percent of people who are initially listed as duty bound to serve in the military, Army Radio reported Wednesday. Among the 28…
WASHINGTON (JTA) — Bipartisan bills targeting the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel would impose fines on participating businesses but not criminal penalties, a co-sponsor of a Senate version said. Measures introduced in recent weeks in the U.S. Senate by Sens. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, and Ben. Cardin, D-Md., and in the U.S. House of…42
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