Israel’s Supreme Court president accused the country’s right-wing justice minister on Wednesday of bringing “a gun to the table” in a dispute over a proposed reform that could make the court more conservative.
Though early voting in Israel has reportedly gone in Donald Trump’s favor, support for the Republican Party has taken a serious, almost unprecedented hit, early exit poll data presented on Thursday suggested.21
Behind Israel’s food and tourism industries thrives a parallel economy run by rabbis and a legion of inspectors whose business it is to make sure everything is kosher.3
(JTA) — The newspaper and news website owned by Jared Kushner, Donald Trump’s son-in-law, will not endorse the Republican presidential candidate. The weekly New York Observer is not going to endorse anyone in the general election, the newspaper’s Editor-in-chief Ken Kurson said, the Huffington Post reported Wednesday, The Observer was one of four papers to…
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) — Open Hillel, a network of student groups that promote open dialogue about Israel on college campuses, called on Hillel International to reject funding from a project led by Israeli Diaspora Affairs Minister Naftali Bennett. In its statement, Open Hillel said that Bennett, a member of the right-wing Jewish Home party, has political views at odds with Hillel’s mission, including his opposition…10
(JTA) — Former New York congressman Anthony Weiner, whose proclivity for sexting cost him his job, reportedly has checked into a rehab center. The inpatient addiction treatment facility, which was not named, has a counseling program for addiction to cybersex and exhibitionism, the New York Post reported, citing a report in the British Daily Mail…5
(JTA) – The Orthodox Jewish weekly Mishpacha has put a photo of Hillary Clinton’s face on its cover — perhaps the first time a women’s photo has been featured in the magazine or any haredi Orthodox publication. The graphic for the publication’s cover story this week on the 2016 presidential election, “The Finish Line in…3
(JTA) — A haredi Orthodox girl, 8, suffered burns to her leg after a group of teenagers in London shot fireworks at her and other Jewish children. Fire from the explosive also damaged the clothes of the girl, a visitor from Canada. The girl’s parents filed a complaint with the police in east London. Surveillance…
WASHINGTON (JTA) — Less than a week before the presidential election, Donald Trump’s two top Israel advisers released a detailed plan that pledges assistance to Israel beyond current levels but stops short of pledging to kill the Iran nuclear deal. The 16-point plan, which was posted Wednesday on the Medium publishing platform by David Friedman and…13
Jew-hatred popped up at another event for the Republican nominee this Tuesday in Miami, according to footage posted to Twitter by Shane Goldmacher, a reporter with Politico.12
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