Steve Bannon feels he is misunderstood — and the alt-right movement too.4
WASHINGTON (JTA) — Jared Kushner, a son-in-law of President-elect Donald Trump and a key campaign adviser, is considering counseling Trump without a salary to work around federal anti-nepotism laws, according to reports. The Associated Press and other media reported Monday that Kushner, 35, is exploring the legality of staying on as an unpaid adviser when…
Neo-conservative editor John Podhoretz slammed newly minted White House supremo Steve Bannon for promoting bigotry at Breitbart News.
(JTA) — Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke was among the prominent white supremacists who celebrated President-elect Donald Trump’s appointment of Stephen Bannon, the former head of a so-called alt-right news site, as his chief strategist. “I think that’s excellent,” Duke said, according to CNN. “I think that anyone that helps complete the program and…18
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.
JERUSALEM (JTA) — A Jewish man in Israel who refuses to grant his wife a religious divorce after being ordered to do so by a rabbinical court could face criminal charges and be jailed. A new policy directive issued Monday by Israel’s State Prosecutor Shai Nitzan said that if a husband is convicted of violating…
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (JTA) — A founder of Human Rights Watch warned that Donald Trump’s election as U.S. president is encouraging anti-Semitism in Europe. Aryeh Neier, an American Jew who was born in Nazi Germany, addressed the issue on Sunday at a talk about philanthropy and anti-Semitism during an event organized by the Dutch Jewish Humanitarian…4
WASHINGTON (JTA) — Ruth Bader Ginsburg said she was looking forward to Donald Trump’s naming of a ninth Supreme Court justice. The associate Supreme Court justice, speaking Monday at the annual Jewish Federations of North America General Assembly, was asked what the immediate impact of a Trump presidency would be. “The most immediate, a vacancy…5
France said on Tuesday an Israeli bill supported by a ministerial committee allowing settlers in the occupied West Bank to remain in homes built on private Palestinian land was of a matter of deep concern and jeopardized a two-state solution.
(JTA) — Swastikas were painted on vehicles parked outside a Jewish school in a Hasidic neighborhood. Police are investigating the incident in which swastikas and the phrase “f***| off” were found on vans parked outside the Beis Malka Jewish Girls School in the northern London neighborhood of Stamford Hill, The Standard reported Monday. “Young schoolchildren and their parents were shocked…
Pro-Israel groups are avoiding criticizing the incoming Donald Trump administration, even as Jewish and anti-hate groups speak out against the appointment of far right wing firebrand Stave Bannon to a top White House position.5
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