A resort that in its heyday garnered a reputation as the “Catskills of the West” was severely damaged in a wildfire that recently devastated Northern California.
Russia’s Justice Ministry placed a Jewish cultural association with ties to the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee on its list of nongovernmental organizations defined as “foreign agents.”
Iran’s nuclear deal may be eroding its isolation overseas, but at home it is deepening political infighting within the country’s complex power structure before two important elections, officials and analysts say.7
Israeli police armed with stun grenades and tear gas clashed with rock-throwing Palestinian youths who barricaded themselves inside Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa mosque on Tuesday, police and witnesses said, in the third day of violence at the sacred site.21
A leading U.S. Congressional opponent to allowing Syrian refugees into the United States said that Middle Eastern nations have “more room” to take in the huge wave of people fleeing their war-torn homeland.18
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders brought his liberal message to evangelical stronghold Liberty University, delivering an impassioned moral plea for economic equality.28
South African parliamentarians and supporters of the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement are attacking five opposition leaders for making a recent trip to Israel, South Africa’s Independent Online reported.6
The head of a global prosecutors group on Monday demanded an independent investigation into the death earlier this year of the Argentine prosecutor looking into the bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires.
The U.S. State Department on Monday voiced concern about violence at the compound surrounding Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque, an area revered by Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary and by Jews as the Temple Mount.
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