An El Al Boeing 747 flight from New York landed at its Tel Aviv destination on Tuesday after a bomb threat led France and Switzerland to send warplanes to escort the Israeli airliner over their territory.
(JTA) — The president of Poland strongly condemned anti-Semitism and all forms of racism and xenophobia in leading the commemorations marking the 70th anniversary of a massacre of Jews after World War II. Andrzej Sebastian Duda spoke Monday in the southeastern town of Kielce, where communist police and a mob killed 42 — nearly all…7
(JTA) — More than 1,000 mourners attended the funeral for a father of 10 who was killed in a West Bank drive-by shooting. The funeral of Rabbi Michael “Miki” Mark was held Sunday in the Otniel settlement in the West Bank followed by his burial in Jerusalem. Mark was killed Friday when terrorists opened fire…
AMSTERDAM (JTA) — A Dutch court reviewing a neighborly dispute ordered the eviction of a Jewish woman whose neighbor reportedly threatened to kill her and used anti-Semitic insults against her. The court ruled in favor of the Ymere housing corporation, which asked the court to evict the woman, Gabriela Hirschberg, the AT5 television channel reported…5
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Monday defended a post he made two days earlier to social media that included an image depicting rival Hillary Clinton against a backdrop of cash and a Star of David, while Clinton called the image anti-Semitic.6
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara joined members of the Israel Defense Forces to visit Entebbe on Monday for a ceremony marking the 40th anniversary of the rescue operation at the Ugandan airport.4
Israel attacked Syrian army targets after errant fire from fighting in Syria’s civil war struck the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights, the military said on Monday.6
The death of World War Two concentration camp survivor and Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel was mourned on Sunday by admirers around the world who honored his life-long fight for millions of Holocaust victims.
“Finding Dory” dominated the Independence Day box office, overcoming a trio of new releases to provide the weekend’s biggest fireworks.4
Corey Lewandowski, the recently fired campaign manager for Donald Trump, pooh-poohed the controversy over the Republican frontrunner’s Tweet of an image that many Jews find anti-Semitic.47
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