WASHINGTON (JTA) — The Obama administration acknowledged that the release of $400 million in cash to Iran in January was linked to Iran’s release of American prisoners, but rejected notions it was a ransom payment. “With concerns that Iran may renege on the prisoner release given unnecessary delays regarding persons in Iran who could not…
A documentary about Anne Frank was secretly screened in Iran, a country whose leaders have openly questioned and denied the Holocaust.
(JTA) — Faculty at a Catholic high school in Belgium said they were proud of a senior teacher who won an award and a cash prize at Iran’s controversial cartoon contest about the Holocaust. Luc Descheemaeker, who this summer retired from the Sint-Jozefs Institute high school in the city of Torhout, 60 miles west of Antwerp,…
Vigorously disputing President Obama’s claim that Israeli officials now support the Iran nuclear deal, Israel’s Defense Ministry compared last year’s deal to the Munich Agreement of 1938.
One year in, the Iran deal is self-evidently misguided to anyone who knows the history, the incentives and the way regimes like Iran’s work, David Hazony writes.
A year after the signing of the Iran Deal, J Street’s National Political Director Ben Shnider says the agreement is working exactly as it should.
President Barack Obama pledged to veto three pieces of legislation because they contain language that would scuttle implementation of the Iran nuclear deal.
Anna Kaplan is a Jewish Iranian refugee running for congress who says that Donald Trump’s rise — and his anti-immigrant rhetoric — hits especially close to home. She recently found herself on the receiving end of anti-Semitic Twitter attacks, lobbed at her by what she says are Trump supporters.
WASHINGTON (JTA) — Donald Trump said Iran is the dominant Islamic power in the Middle East and is on the road to nuclear weapons because of Hillary Clinton, a signal that Israel and Middle East policy will be at the forefront of an increasingly bitter campaign. The Israel and Iran citations in the presumptive Republican…
For the first time in decades, voters on Manhattan’s West Side and in Boro Park, Brooklyn will have a choice to make in the congressional primary one June 28.