BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (JTA) — An Argentine federal judge investigating the 1994 AMIA Jewish center bombing has requested that Singapore and Malaysia arrest a high-level Iranian adviser to the country’s supreme leader in connection with the attack. Alí Akbar Velayati, who was Iran’s foreign minister at the time of the terrorist attack and has been…
An Israeli general was indicted in the rape and sexual assault of two female subordinates four months after his promotion to a prominent post was canceled over the accusations.
On Wednesday, the Republican National Convention should have felt, well, conventional.
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman compared an Army Radio program on the works of Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish to praising Hitler’s “Mein Kampf.” The station, whose government funding has been questioned in recent weeks, has come under fire for broadcasting the program on Tuesday. Liberman at a meeting Thursday with Army Radio…
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.
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Yishai Schlissel, who is serving a life sentence for stabbing six marchers at last year’s Jerusalem Pride Parade and killing a 16-year-old, was arrested in prison for a violent plot against this year’s march. Israel Police cleared for release Thursday, hours before the scheduled start of the march, that Schlissel was arrested…
An issue of historical concern to American Jews drew waves of applause when Donald Trump, Jr. preached about it Tuesday night from the stage of the Republican National Convention.
Sheldon Adelson refused to meet with Ted Cruz after the conservative Texas senator failed to endorse Donald Trump in a controversial speech to the Republican convention, several media outlets reported.8
(JTA) — Palestinian and Israeli officials are offering competing explanations for a fire that broke out next door to the West Bank home where three members of a Palestinian family were killed in an arosn attack by Jewish extremists. Reports of a fire early Wednesday morning near the house where three Palestinians were killed in last year’s…6
On a night marked by discord, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz called for religious freedom and blasted the Iran nuclear deal in a controversial speech.5
A fashion student in London has proposed making a leather handbag made from Alexander McQueen’s skin. Its echoes of rumored Nazi atrocities have been enough to provoke controversy.6
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