(JTA) — An Israeli restaurant owner from Ohio whose eatery was targeted by a knife-wielding assailant said the incident has caused him losses requiring him to declare bankruptcy. Hany Baransi, the Christian Israeli Arab whose restaurant in Columbus was attacked in February, reopened the Nazareth Restaurant & Deli shortly after the attack but has since…
When Israel scrambled two F-15 fighter jets last month to intercept an Egyptian airliner after faulty communication with the cockpit raised fears of a hijack, it took several tense minutes for the plane to be cleared to land.
(JTA) — French Jews are experiencing the most difficult situation they have encountered since the end of World War II, the newly-elected president of France’s umbrella of Jewish communities said. Francis Kalifat, 64, said Sunday that his first priority as president of CRIF is to fight against the anti-Semitism that he said was responsible for…
(JTA) — A 24-year-old New Jersey man was found guilty of terrorism for vandalizing Jewish temples and firebombing a rabbi’s residence four years ago. A jury cleared Anthony Graziano of Lodi, New Jersey of several attempted murder charges and one count of aggravated arson but convicted him of terrorism — the most serious offense — and 19 other charges…5
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.
Israel’s right to exist in peace and security will be a general recognition by the entire Democratic convention and not be up for debate, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders sought to assure Jewish Democrats and voters concerned about his appointees to the Democratic Party’s Policy Platform Committee.98
(JTA) — A Labour activist who was suspended from the British party for claiming that Jews were “chief financiers of the sugar and slave trade” has been readmitted to its ranks. Jackie Walker, vice-chair of Momentum, a hard-left group loyal to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, was suspended earlier this month after her comments were brought…23
Israeli police have recommended bringing criminal charges against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife, Sara, Israeli media said, on suspicion she misused state funds at their official and private residences.
Officials from Turkey and Israel are holding more meetings to normalize relations and two out of Ankara’s three conditions for reviving ties have been met, Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said on Monday.
A Christian Arab-Israeli ballet dancer won Israel’s first-ever transgender beauty pageant.8
Amid reports on pedophilia rings in Hollywood, former child-actor Corey Feldman said he and another boy were molested in their youth by people in show business.4
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