The Australian designer of the burkini said she has enjoyed increased sales of the body-covering swimwear for Muslim women since three French cities banned it.3
(JTA) — Black Lives Matters reportedly was among several groups protesting on behalf of Palestinian rights outside a fundraiser for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton hosted by the Israeli-American billionaire Haim Saban and his wife, Cheryl. Monday’s event in Southern California at the Beverly Park home of the entertainment mogul brought in $5 million, the Jewish…11
(JTA) — Treasure hunters in Poland said they failed to find a hidden train long rumored to be filled with Nazi gold. The search led by Andreas Richter and Piotr Koper, who a year ago said they had located the train using ground-penetrating radar, also could not locate the tunnel in which the train was believed…
Israel had been planning to sit down at a meeting with 15 West African countries this year — but the Nigerian president is not signing off on the deal.13
(JTA) — A Jewish organization working in the former Soviet Union inaugurated an exhibition in Moscow on the life of Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel. Also in the Russian capital, some 500 Chabad rabbis from across Europe gathered this week for a conference that may be the largest rabbinical gathering ever held there, according to the Chabad…
Belgium’s national airline has stopped serving its passengers a halva snack made in the West Bank following complaints by a group that supports the BDS movement against Israel.17
A U.S. court on Wednesday rejected an appeal by victims of Hezbollah rocket attacks in Israel who sought to hold Lebanese Canadian Bank SAL liable for financing Hezbollah through its New York account with American Express Bank.
(JTA) — The U.S. State Department called Israeli government approval for the planning of new housing for Jews in the predominantly Arab West Bank city of Hebron “a deeply concerning step of settlement expansion.” “We strongly oppose all settlement activity, which is corrosive to the cause of peace. And we’ve said repeatedly such moves are…4
(JTA) — The Board of Deputies of British Jews condemned what it called police harassment in France of Muslim women who wore the full-body bathing suit known as burkini in defiance of a municipal ban. The board, which is the main Jewish group in Britain, was referencing the enforcement of bans adopted earlier this month…
At midnight on Aug. 13, the floodwaters began to flow into Ellen Sager’s Baton Rouge home.
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