(JTA) — One Jewish group that joined the Women’s March on Washington has seen its online donations double since the election of Donald Trump as president. Another has twice as many guests as usual attending its annual conference. A third has seen its social media engagement skyrocket. And after bringing thousands of Jews to the…
A bipartisan resolution calls for opening of Russian archives to discover the circumstances that led to the death of the Swedish diplomat who saved tens of thousands of Jews during the Holocaust.
Palestinian officials were told that the Trump administration is in no rush to move the U.S. embassy from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv, according to reports.
WASHINGTON (JTA) — President Donald Trump wants to speak with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about recent settlement expansion plans when they meet next month. “He wants to have a meeting with Prime Minister Netanyahu and we’ll discuss that,” Sean Spicer, the White House spokesman, said Tuesday at the daily briefing for reporters when asked…
(JTA) — The coach of a Chicago-area Jewish day school baseball team who was sitting in the stands at a school basketball game revived a member of the opposing team who had collapsed on the bench. Steven Greenberg of the the Ida Crown Jewish Academy in Skokie, Illinois, located the school’s defibrillator and restarted the heart…
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Yona Metzger, a former Ashkenazi chief rabbi of Israel, will be the first Israeli chief rabbi to serve jail time under a plea deal on corruption charges. In the deal with prosecutors announced Tuesday, Metzger will serve 3 1/2 years in prison and pay a $1.3 million fine. He pleaded guilty to…3
Last week, during the afternoon in London, a brawl erupted between a group of Orthodox Jewish men and an unnamed traffic warden.
(JTA) — What is the best way to instruct Donald Trump on the virtues of a tolerant and multicultural society with a strong tradition of resolving conflicts through compromise? That was the question that guided the writers of the Dutch television talk show “Sunday with Lubach” to produce a fake promotional video about their country that…5
Mount Allison University, in New Brunswick, Canada, faced another hate crime Friday night when a large swastika drawn into the snow was found on the football field.
The U.S. Senate’s top Democrat on Tuesday vowed to oppose any infrastructure plan by President Donald Trump that would rely on “tax credits for developers” to rebuild the nation’s roads, bridges, airports and other such structures.6
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