JERUSALEM (JTA) — Mordechai Vanunu, who served 18 years in prison for disclosing Israeli nuclear secrets, was indicted for violating the terms of his parole over an interview he gave to an Israeli television station. The Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court handed down the indictment on Sunday for the September interview on Channel 2, the station reported….
Former U.S. vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin vowed on Sunday to help unseat Paul Ryan, the top Republican in the House of Representatives, because of the his refusal to endorse presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump.
Britain’s chief rabbi has said Jewish students face a “wall of anti-Zionism” and Jew-hatred on college campuses and called on university administrators to take action to stem what he called a rising tide of anti-Semitism.
(JTA) — The newly elected mayor of London, the first Muslim to hold the position, attended a community program commemorating the Holocaust as his first official public engagement. Sadiq Khan of the Labour Party, who was elected Thursday, joined thousands of members of the Jewish community and its supporters for the Yom Hashoah program on…3
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.
(JTA) — The United States reportedly will approve harsher language against Israel in a report set to be released by the Middle East Quartet dealing with Israeli settlements and other actions in the West Bank. The focus of the report by the Quartet, the body comprising the United States, Russia, the United Nations and the…
(JTA) — A Boston museum has acquired Anne Frank’s personal copy of “Grimm’s Fairy Tales.” Anne Frank wrote her name and the name of her sister, Margot, on the title page of the 1925 German edition of the book. The book, which sold at Swann Auction Galleries in New York City on Friday for $50,000,…
(JTA) — Rabbi Steve Gutow, a long-time Jewish communal activist who last served as head of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs, will serve as a senior political advisor for the political arm of J Street. In his newly announced position for the 2016 election cycle, Gutow will work with Congressional candidates endorsed by JStreetPAC…
JERUSALEM (JTA) — A United Nations official in the Middle East turned down Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s offer to host a seminar on the Jews’ connection to the Temple Mount. The offer came more than two weeks after the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization adopted a resolution which denies a Jewish connection to…5
Mexican congressman Jorge Romero was accused of using anti-Semitic language when referring to the head of the country’s Jewish umbrella organization and human rights activist Salomon Achar Achar. Romero’s statement calling the Jewish Community Central Committee’s president “a f***|ing Jew,” was recorded by Grupo Imagen Multimedia radio news service, The…4
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu harshly criticized IDF Deputy Chief of Staff Maj. Gen. Yair Golan at the beginning of Sunday’s cabinet meeting, noting that his remarks on the eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day were outrageous, unfounded and that they wronged Israeli society.8
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