Vietnam has secretly fortified several of the islands it claims in the disputed South China Sea region with new mobile rocket launchers purchased from Israel, according to Western officials.8
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (JTA) — The only unidentified fatality of the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish center here has been named. Augusto Daniel Jesus was identified as the victim with more than 99.99 percent certainty based on an analysis of DNA taken from the body and from his mother, according to the Argentina government’s…
BERLIN (JTA) — Did a premier Berlin hotel cross Israel off its phone list? That’s what French Jewish filmmaker Claude Lanzmann claims. His assertion has provoked a storm of controversy and drawn a firm denial from Hotel Bristol Kempinski. Writing for the newspapers Le Figaro in Paris and the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung in Frankfurt, Lanzmann, the famed director of “Shoah” and…3
JERUSALEM (JTA) — A Palestinian man stabbed an Israeli with a screwdriver in eastern Jerusalem, police said. The Jewish victim, 18, was moderately hurt with several stab wounds to the upper body, the Magen David Adom rescue service said in a statement. The attack occurred near the Jewish settlement of Beit Hoshen and the Palestinian village…
A North American human rights rabbinic group and a controversial organization of Israeli Defense Forces veterans have joined forces to offer daylong learning trips to the West Bank and Gaza.4
The Olympic swimmer who scored a silver medal in Rio this week always has the grandfather who survived Auschwitz in his thoughts — and on his arm.4
Fred Schwartz, a New York-area philanthropist and businessman who marketed affordable mink, sable and fox under the name “Fred the Furrier,” has died at 83.
The Labour Party in Britain was left without security arrangements for its annual conference next month following its boycott of a longtime contractor with ties to Israel.
U.S. prosecutors have opened a criminal investigation into Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. over whether it hid from insurers its relationship with a specialty pharmacy that helped boost its drug sales.
The Israeli judo fighter Yarden Gerbi made worldwide headlines after she scored bronze in Rio on Tuesday and secured the country’s first Olympic medal since 2008. Here are five other facts that you (probably) didn’t know about this athlete.
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