Thousands of Arab Israelis, including several Knesset members, demonstrated in favor of the Palestinian right of return, the first time such an event took place in the Negev.23
The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee tapped a former Columbia Law School dean who once clerked for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to serve as its CEO.
The White House named as its new Jewish liaison a former State Department staffer who worked to combat anti-Semitism worldwide.4
A California cafe founded and owned by a Jewish and Muslim husband and wife plans to countersue after being accused of discriminating against Muslim patrons.4
Donald Trump said he would visit Israel soon and dodged a question about whether the United States would continue subsidizing defense assistance to the Jewish state in an interview with an Israeli newspaper.4
From a bid to overcome resistance to building a mosque in New Jersey to defending a Muslim student at a military academy who wants to wear a hijab, Jewish groups this week joined efforts to stop anti-Muslim discrimination.20
Tuvia Yanai Weissman, who was off-duty when he saw two Palestinian teenagers enter the store and begin to stab shoppers, left his wife and 4-month-old daughter to stop them, leading him to be killed by one of the stabbers.
Israel’s nominee as ambassador to Rome has withdrawn her candidacy, marking the second time this year a high-profile diplomatic nomination has fallen through and raising questions about Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s choices.11
Police in Manchester, England, are investigating a suspected arson at a kosher restaurant.24
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