The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a Jewish man who disappeared off the coast of New York’s Long Island, but a local safety patrol is continuing to look for him.
Gabrielle Giffords, the Jewish congresswoman who survived a 2011 Arizona assassination attempt, joined a chorus of condemnation over the murder of British lawmaker Jo Cox.
JERUSALEM (JTA) — The parents of an Eritrean man shot and killed at the scene of a terror attack in Beersheba after being mistaken for the terrorist are suing the state. The parents of Haftom Zarhum are asking for $3 million shekel, about $780,000, in damages for the October 2015 killing. The lawsuit includes the…6
A racist and anti-Semitic Trump quote from 1991 has resurfaced among the hacked Democratic National Committee documents revealed June 15.71
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Haredi Orthodox men fought with Conservative and Reform Jewish activists taking part in an egalitarian prayer service Thursday afternoon at the Western Wall Plaza. Police worked to separate the dozens of haredi men from the crowd of worshippers. The haredi men whistled and sang loudly to distract the service, and later became…6
Can Donald Trump help a Jewish candidate in a tight U.S. Senate race?
(JTA) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s trip to New York last fall for the U.N. General Assembly cost more than $1.7 million, including a $1,600 haircut. An itemized list of the trip’s expenses was released Tuesday by the Jerusalem district prosecutor’s office after a Ramat Gan attorney filed for the information under Israel’s Freedom…8
(JTA) — An auction of Nazi memorabilia in Munich includes underpants worn by Hermann Goering and socks worn by Adolf Hitler. The auction scheduled for this weekend at the Herman Historica International auction house also includes the case that held the cyanide capsule Goering used to take his life the night before he was scheduled…
Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg’s philanthropy venture has made its first major investment, leading a funding round in a startup that trains and recruits software developers in Africa.
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel’s defense establishment plans to build a concrete wall that goes tens of yards underground as well as above ground along the Gaza Strip border. The plan, revealed on Thursday on the front page of the Israeli daily newspaper Yediot Acharonot, will cost an estimated $568 million, less than previously estimated, according…3
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