If Omar Mateen acted alone in plotting the massacre of 49 people at Orlando’s Pulse gay nightclub, he would be the exception rather than the rule in U.S. cases involving suspected Islamic State supporters.3
Israel on Monday won an election to chair the United Nations’ legal committee, the first time that it will head one of the world body’s six permanent committees since joining the U.N. in 1949.
(JTA) — A Brooklyn math professor has sired 22 children over the last 18 years, sometimes procuring the sperm in a Target men’s bathroom. Ari Nagel, 40, has provided his sperm both through intercourse or in a cup to lesbian couples and single women looking to have a baby who cannot afford the expense of…9
WASHINGTON (JTA) — Donald Trump amped up his calls to cut off Muslim entry into the United States and to monitor U.S. Muslims, in the wake of the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. The presumptive Republican presidential nominee, through his Twitter feed and speaking to news outlets on Monday, said a substantial threat existed…51
WASHINGTON (JTA) — Jewish institutions must heed the flaws in the security industry exposed by the mass shooting in Orlando, the top Jewish community security official said. Paul Goldenberg, who directs Secure Community Network, said Omar Mateen’s employment by a prominent security firm, G4S, should raise alarms by Jewish groups that hire security staffers from…4
Jewish groups in Orlando responded to the mass shooting attack at the Pulse nightclub with messages of sadness and sympathy, and calls to action. “The Jewish community has been impacted many times by terror attacks, and we stand united in denouncing all violence. We are in close touch with local, federal and…
JERUSALEM (JTA) — An organization working to bridge the gap between the religious and secular in Israel hosted some 8,500 people at Shavuot learning-together sessions across Israel. The special lectures and all-night learning programs sponsored by the Tzohar Rabbinical Organization were held at 22 different venues in major cities throughout the country. The main program, at…
RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA) — Brazil’s Foreign Minister Jose Serra intends to change Brazil’s anti-Israel vote given in April at a United Nations session, where rights for cultural assets in the areas conquered in the Six-Day War were discussed, Brazilian media reported. Serra was tapped by new acting president Michel Temer. The text of the resolution passed at the 199th…3
authorities investigated on Monday whether anyone helped the gunman who massacred 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, but said they did not believe anyone connected to the shooting posed a current danger to the public.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, speaking on Monday after the massacre in a Florida nightclub, said the United States must find a way to keep the country safe without demonizing Muslim Americans.11
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