JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel will recognize its 23,477 fallen soldiers, as well as civilian victims of terror, with the start of Yom Hazikaron, or Memorial Day. The official number of soldiers, police and other security officials who have died since 1860 while defending Israel or prestate Israel was released Tuesday by the Defense Ministry. The…
A journalist who was flooded last month with anti-Semitic death threats from Donald Trump supporters after writing a profile of the candidate’s wife has filed a police report over the harassment.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday that he threatened to send Israeli commandos into Cairo in 2011 to rescue a number of Israeli security staff besieged by demonstrators who had stormed the mission.4
RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA) — Venezuela’s envoy to the United Nations called his Israeli colleague to apologize for his remarks accusing Israel of seeking a “final solution” against the Palestinians, made a day after Holocaust Remembrance Day. “These are blunt anti-Semitic statements coming from the Venezuelan ambassador towards the Jewish nation,” said Ambassador Danny Danon, according to…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.
Long-running efforts to fully restore Israeli-Turkish ties strained after an Israeli raid of a Turkish boat in 2010 must now await the formation of a new government in Ankara, Israel’s top diplomat in Turkey said.3
President Barack Obama’s nominee to the Supreme Court, Merrick Garland, will submit a filled-out questionnaire and other information to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday to spur a vote on his nomination, the White House said.
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Two elderly women were stabbed by two masked assailants while out for a walk on a popular promenade overlooking the Old City of Jerusalem in what is being called a terror attack. The women, reported to be in their 70s or 80s, were taken to a Jerusalem hospital in moderate condition with…10
London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s attendance at a Holocaust commemoration event last week inspired praise by many, but did not sit well with some in the Twittersphere, with some responding with virulently anti-Israel comments and even Holocaust denial.50
Speaking out on an Israel divestment resolution up for vote at her own church, Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton issued a harsh rebuke of the proposed move and reaffirmed her stance the BDS movement.145
A Jewish New Yorker who regularly appeared on “worst landlords” lists — and whose son recently drew headlines for verbally abusing an Uber driver in a viral video — has been charged with 20 felonies.7
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