(JTA) — UCLA has reprimanded the former president of its Graduate Student Association for threatening to withhold funding for an event were it to promote divestment from Israel. Jewish organizations complained this week about the investigation by the university’s Discrimination Prevention Office that concluded last month. Complaints from Students for Justice in Palestine and the campus Diversity…5
WASHINGTON (JTA) — Someone else paid Donald Trump’s pledged contribution to the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces, according to the Washington Post. The Post reported Thursday that Trump promised the group a donation in 2007. FIDF spokesman Ryan Greiss told the newspaper that someone else made good on the pledge. Greiss would not identify…
The New York Observer is pulling the plug on open letters from writers that criticize the paper — and its controversial relationship to Donald Trump.24
Rabbi Haskel Lookstein may not be kosher in the eyes of Israel’s chief rabbinate, but he is good enough for Republican presumptive nominee Donald Trump.28
British authorities brought a man charged with threatening a member of the British Parliament to court Wednesday, July 13, according to Jewish News Online. Authorities charged the man, John Nimmo, 28, with sending a message causing anxiety or distress. The motive for the threats remains unclear.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Thursday apologized for statements she made criticizing Republican presidential contender Donald Trump.10
Justin Goldstein, a TV presenter and meteorologist for WTNH News 8, has been arrested on child pornography possession charges on Wednesday.3
JERUSALEM (JTA) — A demonstration in solidarity with Israeli soldier Elor Azaria, who shot and killed an incapacitated Palestinian assailant, was attacked by counter demonstrators. The five attackers, whose faces were covered, disrupted the youth march near the government complex in Tel Aviv, throwing a tear gas canister into the crowd. The attackers, members of…
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Three Israeli teenagers were arrested for carrying out anti-Arab attacks in response to a shooting attack in Tel Aviv. The teens were arrested earlier this week for spray painting hate graffiti and setting cars on fire in the village of Yafia, located near Nazareth, in the lower Galilee area of northern Israel,…
BOSTON (JTA) – A two-alarm fire has shuttered a major kosher supermarket in Brookline, Massachusetts, home to Jewish residents, synagogues and Jewish businesses. The cause of the fire at The Butcherie was careless disposal of a cigarette behind the shop, in the rear storage area which was used mostly for paper products, the Boston Globe reported….
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