Through statements and policy proposals tinged with racism — such as advocating a ban on Muslims entering the country, and saying many Mexican immigrants are drug dealers and rapists — Trump has become a favorite of white nationalist groups and provided an unprecedented platform for their views.109
The population of Israel has grown more than tenfold since the state’s establishment in 1948.13
The South Florida man accused of plotting to bomb a Miami-area synagogue was denied bail on Tuesday.
Long-running efforts to fully restore Israeli-Turkish relations have made good progress but need a few more rounds of negotiations, though a political shift in Turkey should not affect the process, Israel’s top diplomat in the country said.
Legislation making it easier for Holocaust survivors to press restitution claims passed in Romania’s Parliament on Tuesday. The law prioritizes the processing of claims belonging to Holocaust survivors, the World Jewish Restitution Organization, or WJRO, wrote in a statement applauding the legislation.
(JTA) – The interior minister of France criticized his country’s recent vote at a U.N. agency for a resolution that critics said ignored Jewish historical ties to Jerusalem and its holy sites. Bernard Cazeneuve spoke of his objection to France’s April 16 vote at UNESCO, the Paris-based U.N. organization dealing with education, culture and heritage, at…
After hosting the first-ever Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony in the Kurdish autonomous region, leaders urged the culture’s Jews to come home.4
WASHINGTON (JTA) — Nine Jewish groups are among over 30 organizations backing a bill that would bar banning entry to the United States on the basis of religion, an initiative sparked by Donald Trump’s proposed ban on Muslim entry. “Concerns about national security are mixing with unchecked anti-Muslim bigotry and fomenting unjust fear and scrutiny…
An 11-year-old boy has been charged with hate crimes and police were searching for five other youths suspected of helping torch a school bus outside a Jewish school in Brooklyn, a spokeswoman for the New York Police Department said on Tuesday.13
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…
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