Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel in Rosh Hashanah greetings spoke of the painful year that passed and pledged his nation’s support to Diaspora Jews dealing with virulent anti-Semitism.
A rabbi in Jackson, Miss. said he was thrown out of a local restaurant due to his religion.29
Aliyah to Israel jumped 28 percent in the past Jewish year, according to the Jewish Agency for Israel, for a total of 24,800 — the highest figure in five years.
The Jewish community of Uman paid the city approximately $15,000 in fines for erecting an unlicensed tent city for holiday pilgrims.
Women are being squeezed from all sides, because men in power see their domination and sense of national identity slipping away, Jane Eisner writes.
Israel’s Holocaust museum and memorial, Yad Vashem, was ranked by the website TripAdvisor as one of the top ten museums in the world.
From the window of his Paris home, Michel Ciardi can see into the waiting room of a government welfare agency where a predominantly Arab and African crowd awaits government checks.7
The Lancet will not retract a letter slamming Israeli policy in Gaza in light of evidence tying two of the authors to support for white supremacist David Duke.
What was supposed to have revived the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks – allowing negotiations to develop organically – instead helped kill them, Martin Indyk, until recently the top U.S. peace broker, told JTA in a candid and wide-ranging interview.3
Only 12 Jews remain in Egypt, the remnant of a community of some 100,000 that lived there until the 1950s, the community’s leader said.
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