ROME (JTA) – Italian Jewish leaders slammed the controversial UNESCO resolution that makes no mention of Jewish ties to the Temple Mount and sharply criticized the Italian government for having abstained on the vote. In a statement widely publicized by the Italian media, Noemi Di Segni, the president of the umbrella Union of Italian Jewish…9
It’s pretty obvious by now that Amy Schumer isn’t on the Trump Train. Not only has the Jewish comedian endorsed Hillary Clinton, but she continues to mock the Republican presidential nominee even when it upsets her fans. Around 200 people booed and walked out of Schumer’s show in Tampa, Florida, on Sunday after she called Donald Trump an “orange, sexual-assaulting,…
(JTA) — A Jewish Republican candidate for governor in Missouri has launched an attack ad accusing his Democratic opponent of ignoring the state after a devastating tornado by staying “in luxury” overseas — in Israel. The ad, aired last week in Joplin by Eric Greitens, features images of homes laid flat by a tornado that hit Joplin and Duquesne on…
It was a rocky night for Donald Trump at last night’s third and final presidential debate. According to neoconservative John Podhoretz, it went so bad that even Trump seemed to realize he would never make it to the White House.
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.
Jewish immigrant Phil Chess — who helped to launch the careers of Chuck Berry, Howlin’ Wolf, Willie Dixon and more — has died at the age of 95. Here’s a look back at his remarkable life.
Three firefighters and two civilians were injured on Wednesday after a natural gas leak caused an explosion at a bagel shop in Portland, Oregon, Portland Fire & Rescue said.
WASHINGTON (JTA) — Donald Trump used Iran among other foreign policy differences to depict Hillary Clinton as “stupid,” in the final presidential debate. “Iran should write a letter to thank you, the stupidest deal of all time,” Trump said, his first of at least three mentions of last year’s deal between Iran and six major…3
Before the third and final presidential debate started, the organizers paid an unlikely tribute: to the elderly Holocaust survivor who back in the 1950s, as a young immigrant, had the idea for the modern American debate.
Donald Trump is at Sheldon Adelson’s home turf in Vegas, but relations between the Republican presidential candidate and the Jewish casino mogul are deteriorating.
SYDNEY (JTA) — The leader of the Australian Greens party was slammed by fellow lawmakers and a Jewish group for attacking the late Shimon Peres in a speech in the Senate. Speaking on Oct. 13, two weeks after the former Israeli president died at 93, Sen. Richard Di Natale sought to counter depictions of Peres as a…3
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