A Republican Jewish group’s endorsement of Donald Trump threatens to cause disarray among politically conservative Jews, many of whom vowed earlier Wednesday to never vote for the the real estate mogul.23
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Holocaust survivors have never received the respect that they deserve, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said. “It is time to conduct some soul-searching before you. We must admit that we were wrong. Holocaust survivors have never received the respect they deserved. Even today, the State of Israel does not take every measure it…
Democratic Republic of Congo’s justice minister ordered on Wednesday an investigation into the alleged recruitment of mercenaries by opposition leader and potential presidential candidate Moise Katumbi.
(JTA) — A county judge in north-central Washington has ordered a local man to refrain from displaying a swastika on the wall of his barn after he posted the Nazi symbol in order to harass his Jewish neighbor. Chelan County District Court Judge Nancy Harmon ruled Tuesday that Wenatchee resident K.N. Klinginsmith meant to “alarm,…
When Jewish Republican Ari Fleischer tweeted his support for Donald Trump Tuesday evening, he exposed an emerging schism threatening to unravel both the Republican party and Jewish conservatives — some of whom are reluctantly lining up behind Trump while others are vowing never to support him.127
(JTA) — British Prime Minister David Cameron called on Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn to renounce his self-proclaimed friendship with Hamas and Hezbollah. Cameron made the public demand on Wednesday, during Prime Minister’s Questions, a weekly session in the House of Commons during which lawmakers question the prime minister on a wide range of topics….8
BUENOS AIRES (JTA) — A Cuban delegation will for the first time participate in the “Birthright for Jewish Moms” trip to Israel, as the sponsoring group works to expand its reach in Latin America. The trip sponsored by the Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project will visit Israel from May 9 to May 18, and will observe Yom…
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Thousands of Jewish Israelis entered the West Bank Palestinian village of Kifl Haris to visit the tomb of the biblical figure Joshua. Also buried in the northern West Bank village located near the Ariel settlement are Joshua’s father, Nun, and Calev Ben Yefuneh. Joshua and Calev were two of the 12 spies…3
There was a substantial decrease in violent attacks against Jews in 2015, but an increase in “institutional anti-Semitism” and “slander against the Jewish People as a whole,” according to a new report.
(JTA) — A 13-year-old boy who allegedly drew a swastika on a Boston-area school football field will not face criminal charges. The teen, an eighth-grader at the Georgetown Middle/High School, dragged his feet on the field’s artificial grass on April 28 in order to create the anti-Semitic symbol, the Boston Globe reported Monday, citing a…8
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