An anti-Semitic pamphlet was sent to the Manhattan home of a New York politician, days after his building was defaced with a swastika.
A 270-year-old Hanukkah lamp became the most expensive artifact of its kind sold in the Netherlands in recent memory after it fetched $441,000 at auction.
MONTREAL (JTA)—Hasidic Jews in Montreal’s tony Outremont borough are vowing to go to court after a referendum upheld a bylaw banning new places of worship. “It’s very disappointing,” Hasidic leader Abraham Ekstein told the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. The bylaw, passed last year, was upheld Sunday by a vote of 1,561 to 1,202. The basis for…
European far-right politicians were quick to hold up Donald Trump’s victory in the U.S. presidential election as a harbinger of their own impending triumphs.
The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum expressed alarm on Monday over “hateful speech” at a white nationalist meeting over the weekend, and a restaurant apologized for hosting the group after a woman tweeted a picture of herself making a Nazi salute.
Jeffrey Rackover, a Fifth Avenue diamond merchant who caters the stars, is cutting his losses on adopted son James Rackover, accused last week of committing a violent murder in Manhattan last week.
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has forbidden all government ministers from contacting the new administration of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump. A letter distributed to all cabinet members on Monday instructed government ministers to request permission to make contact through the Prime Minister’s Office or the Israeli Embassy in Washington. The letter was first…62
Ivanka Trump spent the weekend volunteering for a Jewish charity in New York.
Donald Trump’s incoming chief of staff Reince Priebus refused on Sunday to dismiss the possibility of establishing a registry of Muslims visiting and immigrating to the United States.3
(JTA) — Switzerland’s Jews need to fund their own security costs even though doing so is really the government’s responsibility, a Swiss government agency said in a report on anti-Semitism. The unusual assertion came in a report published last week by the Swiss interior ministry’s Service for the Fight against Racism. It prompted a mixed…
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