WASHINGTON (JTA) — A Jewish World War II prisoner of war appeared in an ad for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, saying her rival Donald Trump “insulted all of our military.” The ad released Friday on social media shows Joel Sollender, 91, of San Diego, Calif., watching Trump, the Republican nominee, disparaging Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., last year…11
(JTA) — Archaeologists in Poland have unearthed a Nazi time capsule circa 1934 that contained images of Adolf Hitler, newspapers and other artifacts. The archaeologists had been aware for years of the existence of the time capsule, which was buried underground, but had not been able to reach the copper cylinder container, according to The Independent. The capsule was located earlier…
(JTA) — A plan by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to reconstruct four homes around his own to protect his privacy was rejected by a city review board in Palo Alto, Calif. The Architectural Review Board last week voted 3-1 to recommend to the city’s planning director to deny Zuckerberg’s plan. The board said the plan…
JERUSALEM (JTA) — A former Israel Defense Forces deputy chief of staff said that any supposition of innocence for an Israeli soldier on trial for the killing of a downed Palestinian assailant was “trampled on.” Uzi Dayan, nephew of the late Gen. Moshe Dayan, testified Monday in the trial of Sgt. Elor Azaria, 19, of Ramle,…
(JTA) — Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump lauded Israel for its success in using racial profiling to prevent terror attacks. In a phone interview Monday with “Fox & Friends,” the network’s morning show, Trump said that U.S. police are afraid to consider religion or ethnicity when identifying suspects as potential terrorists. “Our police are amazing. Our…6
Ahmad Rahami, the person being sought in the explosions in New York and New Jersey, was taken into custody by police in Linden, New Jersey, CNN and an NBC affiliate reported, citing law enforcement officials.4
Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian assailant and wounded another in the West Bank on Monday, police said, and two police officers were stabbed in East Jerusalem in a resurgence of violence now in its fourth day.
It’s a question thousands of fans are undoubtedly asking themselves: What is Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator and star of the hip-hop musical “Hamilton,” up to now that he has left the insanely successful production? Could he be writing another biographical smash hit?
As diplomatic faux-pas go, it’s a delicate one.4
BERLIN (JTA) — In what one German Jewish leader is calling a “Nazi renaissance,” Germany’s newest right-populist party – Alternative for Germany – has broken the Berlin barrier, gaining seats for the first time in that state’s parliament. The anti-immigrant, euro-sceptic party that has been plagued by controversies over anti-Semitism in its ranks now has seats on legislatures in…16
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