(JTA) — James Zogby, one of Bernie Sanders’ appointees to the the Democratic Party’s platform committee, said he had been unfairly typecast as an anti-Israel activist. “I’ve just been cast as the anti-Israel guy,” Zogby, the founder and president of the Arab American Institute, said in an interview published Friday in The Jerusalem Post. “People will type you.”…17
Israel should stop building settlements, denying Palestinian development and designating land for exclusive Israeli use that Palestinians seek for a future state, the Middle East peace “Quartet” recommended on Friday in a an eagerly awaited report.3
Israel will reduce monthly transfers of tax collected on behalf of the Palestinians in what aides to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described as a response to the killing of two Israelis in Palestinian attacks in the occupied West Bank this week.
A federal judge has blocked a Mississippi law intended to allow people who object on religious grounds to same-sex marriage and believe gender is determined at birth to refuse wedding and other services to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
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.
Donald Trump reportedly rebuked a supporter at a rally who questioned whether the U.S. should use its military might to back Israel.9
During a Friday condolence call to the Ariel family, whose daughter was stabbed to death a day earlier, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised to strengthen the West Bank settlement of Kiryat Arba where the Ariels reside.4
(JTA) — A prominent rabbi in Berlin called on other Jewish community leaders to do everything in their power to prevent additional countries from leaving the European Union after Britain’s vote to exit the bloc. Yehudah Teichtal, a rabbi of the Jewish community of Berlin, made the call Tuesday in a statement about his meeting…
(JTA) — Israeli troops killed a Palestinian woman whom they said had tried to stab them in Hebron. In a separate incident, a Palestinian man died from inhaling tear gas at a riot near Ramallah. The woman, identified on Ynet as Sara Hajaj, 27, on Friday tried to carry out a stabbing attack near the…4
(JTA) — A 37-year-old New Jersey high school teacher and father of a 4-year-old girl died while working at a Jewish day camp. Josh Allen, of South Orange, fainted during an orientation session at JCC MetroWest’s Camp Deeny Riback on June 25 and never regained consciousness, the New Jersey Jewish News reported. The cause of…
(JTA) — In a program that has benefited Jewish institutions, the Department of Homeland Security has awarded $20 million in security preparedness grants to nonprofit agencies at high risk of attacks. The allocations for fiscal year 2016, which were announced Wednesday by Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson, represent a 55 percent increase over last…
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