The Ohio Senate approved a bill targeting the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel, all but assuring it will become law. The bill passed Thursday by a vote of 26-5 and now awaits Gov. John Kasich’s signature. The state’s House of Representatives passed the measure last month.
Attorney Lisa Bloom, who represents women suing President-elect Donald Trump on sexual harassment charges, says she’ll go to the Women’s March on Washington.59
A decision by the largest ATM provider to set a limit withdrawals in Macau for gamblers from mainland China sent the shares of Adelson’s company, Las Vegas Sands Corp, down 12.8%.
By providing a living wage to rabbis who are not eligible for state funding – and that includes the vast majority of Conservative, Reform, and liberal Orthodox rabbis today – this family believes it can help build and nurture alternative religious communities in Israel, and thereby, push back against the dominance of Orthodoxy.3
BRUSSELS (JTA) — The absence of an EU definition for hatred of Jews does not compromise efforts to fight the phenomenon, the body’s coordinator on combating anti-Semitism said. Katharina von Schnurbein, who last year became the first EU official to hold the title, defended the European Union’s ability to counter anti-Semitism in an interview with JTA…
“We were there for Richard Spencer’s event, or, to be more precise, we were there to confront the hordes of Jews, anti-Whites, and mud people,” Anglin wrote in a Thursday blog post.35
Nadav Kander’s work has also taken him around the world, from China’s Yangtze River, where he documented the social and environmental impact of dam construction, to the former Soviet Union, where he shot photos of deserted cities.17
AMSTERDAN (JTA) — Based on DNA analysis, Dutch police arrested an Israeli man whom they say killed an Israeli woman in the Netherlands 26 years ago.
Pioneer astronaut John Glenn was close with Holocaust survivor Henri Landwirth and eulogized the first Jewish-American woman in space.
The Anti-Defamation League identified a group of neo-Nazis and white supremacists at “alt-right” leader Richard Spencer’s talk at Texas A&M.7
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