“Bomb threats being reported at JCC’s in ME, MA, NY, CT, FL, Law Enforcement following protocols to keep people safe,” wrote the ADL’s Robert Trestan on Twitter.22
In the midst of a stormy confirmation hearing for Donald Trump’s Secretary of Education nominee Betsy DeVos, Minnesota Senator Al Franken left the nominee speechless with attacks on her suitability for the position.
(JTA) — The San Francisco-based Koret Foundation has given the Museum of the Jewish People at Beit Hatfutsot in Tel Aviv a $10 million grant — the largest from a U.S. philanthropic foundation in the museum’s 40-year history. The grant will establish the Koret International School for Jewish Peoplehood, the museum said in a statement….
Whitefish will approve future applications from an online neo-Nazi group to hold an anti-Jewish march in the city.
JERUSALEM (JTA) – Israeli President Reuven Rivlin will be admitted to the hospital to be fitted with a pacemaker. Rivlin, 77, will enter the hospital over the weekend for about 24 hours, according to a statement issued by his office. The procedure will not require general anesthetic, and he will return to his residence after…
(JTA) — A swastika was drawn in the snow on the front lawn of a columnist for a Canadian Jewish publication. The swastika and a sexist slur were drawn on Saturday night at the home of B’nai Brith Canada columnist Sara McCleary, who frequently writes about anti-Semitism. McCleary lives in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, which…4
At 31, Stephen Miller has reached a political stature few have matched - he is drafting president-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration speech, to be delivered Friday.
JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli policeman and a Bedouin Israeli were killed in the unauthorized Bedouin village of Umm al-Hiran, where Israeli forces were demolishing several homes. Arab-Israeli lawmaker Ayman Odeh, head of the Arab Joint List, also was injured in the head and back by sponge-tipped bullets fired by Israeli forces during the clashes…5
Israeli coffee lovers were warned by the Health Ministry to avoid java from cafes, where coffee machines have higher than normal lead traces.
WASHINGTON (JTA) – He’d rather talk to young women than answer my insistent line of questioning. He speaks in terms that make me feel like a Luddite, and when I bring up stuff he’d rather not talk about, out comes the smartphone. Omar, a Syrian refugee passing time in a Berlin cafe, is not much…
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