Explainer: Does the Black Lives Matter Platform Single Out Israel?

A recent Black Lives Matter platform described Israel as “an apartheid state” committing “genocide,” drew fire from Jews across the spectrum. Does it really single out Israel? Here’s what you need to know:

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WATCH: Ultra-Orthodox Protestors Heckle Praying ‘Women of the Wall’ Members

Protestors greeted Women of the Wall participants with curses, heckling and disruptive whistle blowing during their monthly prayer Friday morning.

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Amidst ‘Apartheid’ Controversy, Some Jews Stand Firm with Black Lives Matter

Left-wing Jewish groups and individuals are embracing Black Lives Matter in response to a new platform associated with the Black Lives Matter movement that calls for divestment from Israel — and also describes the country as an “apartheid state” committing “genocide” against the Palestinian people.

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Jewish Journalists Question Melania’s Immigration History, Wait for Trolls

Three Jewish journalists, who as a group have faced significant anti-Semitism from Trump supporters, filed a story on Politico Thursday investigating whether Melania Trump may have broken immigration laws when she was working as a model in New York in 1995.

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6,000 Year Old Israeli Barley Provides Clues to Early Farming

The discovery of 6,000 year old barley in a cave in Israel’s Judean desert has led to an important finding about the origins of human agriculture.

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