Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine visited the historic Touro Synagogue in Newport, Rhode Island, 226 years to the day after its leader read a letter to George Washington praising the new country’s support for religious liberty.4
PRAGUE (JTA) — The owner of a Czech tour bus that advertised the Auschwitz extermination camp as an emotion-packed holiday destination will remove the vehicle’s controversial design showing oversized pictures of inmates from the Nazi extermination camp and a massive yellow Star of David. The action comes following an outcry from Czech Holocaust survivors and…
JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli Jewish man bought a Palestinian girl a new bicycle after border guards took and broke hers. Sami Jolles donated the pink bike Wednesday, according to The Times of Israel. He told the news website the girl’s experience reminded him of when anti-Semites attacked his father in 1920s Europe and threw his bike in the river….10
Celtic soccer fans held up Palestinian flags during a Champion League qualifying match against Israel’s team Hapoel Be’er Sheva on Wednesday—the ninth incident of anti-Israeli protests during a sporting match in the past five years.3
It was with excitement but some trepidation last night that I began to read the online version of a [New York Times story] about The Forward.
A website for millennial supporters of Donald Trump that bore striking similarities to the Hitler Youth movement was no longer online Thursday morning, two days after the Forward broke the news of its existence.5
Jared Kushner is Donald Trump’s son-in-law and has become a key adviser to the Republican presidential candidate.
Pro-Israel activists in the Miami area plan to protest a Florida state senator active in the Black Lives Matter movement who visited the West Bank as the guest of a group that backs the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.114
Seth Rich’s father has revealed that his murdered son was going to work for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign in Brooklyn.17
(JTA) – Two Orthodox Jews who beat up a gay black man in New York were sentenced to 150 hours of community service. Pinchas Braver and Abraham Winkler, who admitted to participating in the December 2013 beating, were sentenced Tuesday in New York State Supreme Court in Brooklyn, the New York Daily News reported. The…18
(JTA) — A Russian physician of Jewish descent who for decades has been illegally doping athletes is one of the central figures in the scandal that led to the partial ban on Russia in the Rio Olympics, The New York Times reported. The report Saturday on Dr. Sergei Portugalov was based in part on a…4
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