At age 17, Pascale Bercovitch slipped under a train and lost both of her legs. This week, at age 49, she is competing for the third time at the Paralympics.
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas responded to a video released by Benjamin Netanyahu, saying it is Israel, not the Palestinians, who are committing “ethnic cleansing.” Abbas made the statement Sunday night as part of remarks for the start of the Muslim Feast of the Sacrifice holiday. “The government of Israel is carrying…
Donald Trump’s adviser on U.S.-Israeli relations told Haaretz Sunday that the Obama administration “should be ashamed of their misguided reaction” to remarks by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
The question of Shabbat is too important to leave to the politicians, who seem to care for nothing except their own gain, Eetta Prince-Gibson writes.
‘Groups that support BDS do not make us afraid for our safety; we do not need, or want, the protection of an out-of-touch Jewish establishment.’
Benjamin Netanyahu released a video on Facebook saying that calls for a Palestinian state without Jews amount to ‘ethnic cleansing.’
(JTA) — A New York venue cancelled a concert raising money for Black Lives Matter over a recent policy platform by an affiliated group, which called Israel an “apartheid state” perpetuating “genocide” against the Palestinian people. An email sent to ticket holders this week said that the owners and managers of Feinstein’s/54 Below had “become aware of a recent addition to the…
Christian aid group World Vision has laid off about 120 contractors in the Gaza Strip following allegations by Israel that the agency’s operations manager in the territory had diverted funds to the Islamist group Hamas.
(JTA) – Following complaints of discrimination against blacks, Israelis, Palestinians and other groups on Airbnb, the short-term rental website introduced a non-discrimination clause for hosts. The “community commitment” introduced by the $25-billion website Thursday will come into effect in November, as “Bias and discrimination have no place on Airbnb, and we have zero tolerance for…
Those that knew him say Daniel Lewin could have been in league with Bill Gates or Steve Jobs had his life not ended on September 11th.