JERUSALEM (JTA) — Palestinians in Nablus attacked Israeli soldiers escorting a convoy of Jewish worshippers who entered the West Bank city to visit Joseph’s Tomb. The 26 busloads of worshippers arrived overnight Wednesday into Thursday in order to visit the purported burial place of the Jewish patriarch. The site is holy to Muslims, Christians and…3
Recently released photos of the battery switch of a Florida ship that capsized, suggest foul play could have been involved in the disappearance of two teens last summer, a lawyer for one of the boys’ family said.
(JTA) — A vandal drew swastikas on public and private property in a Brooklyn neighborhood. The swastikas were drawn in white marker early Monday morning, the New York Post reported on Wednesday. They were found on garbage can lids, a residential gate, a traffic control box, and the door of a building in an Orthodox…
(JTA) — Swastikas were spray-painted at a park and an elementary school in Rockville, Maryland. The swastikas were discovered on Sunday, the Washington Post reported Wednesday. A witness said he saw two white boys spray-painting the swastikas, according to the Post. Montgomery County police told the newspaper they contacted the Jewish Community Relations Council of…
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 Iowa state Senate voted to approve a bill aimed at countering the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions, or BDS, movement against Israel. The bill approved Wednesday by a vote of 38-9 prevents state funds from being invested in companies that boycott Israel. The bill was passed in February year by the Iowa state…
So far 30 Israeli athletes have guaranteed a spot on the Olympic team for Rio de Janeiro, with the judokas seen as having the best chance to win a medal.
Sirin Labs, a startup backed by Israeli venture capital investor Moshe Hogeg, said Monday it will be launching an ultra-secure smartphone in another month for people who can afford its $10,000-plus price tag.
Prince’s former Jewish bandmates from The Revolution have announced plans for a reunion to honor the late rock musician.
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said he plans to lay off “hundreds” of campaign staffers throughout the country a day after winning just one of five primaries on Tuesday.
A slogan Donald Trump used in a Wednesday foreign policy speech hearkens back to a phrase used by American aviator Charles Lindbergh, who argued for American neutrality against the Nazis.
This article has been sent!Close