(JTA) — The World Jewish Congress and other groups condemned the attack on a Quebec mosque during a prayer service that left six dead and eight wounded. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called the Sunday night attack on the Quebec City Islamic Cultural Centre, in which gunmen fired on the some 40 people inside, a…14
Swastikas were discovered last weekend at Stanford University, less than a month after another rash of swastikas and anti-Semitic graffiti was found around campus.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg criticized the entry and refugee ban in a post on the social media network. “We need to keep this country safe, but we should do that by focusing on people who actually pose a threat. Expanding the focus of law enforcement beyond people who are real threats would make all Americans less safe by diverting resources, while millions of undocumented folks who don’t pose a threat will live in fear of deportation.”
i24News, an Israeli international 24-hour news and current affairs television channel, will launch a U.S. news channel with headquarters in New York City’s Time Square and a separate bureau in Washington D.C.
White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said the White House did nothing wrong by omitting mention of Jews in its statement for International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
The Zionist Organization of America expressed its “chagrin and deep pain” that a statement by the Trump administration marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day did not mention the Jewish victims of the Nazis.
(JTA) — The U.S. temporary ban on issuing entry visas citizens of seven predominantly-Muslim countries has affected several Jewish families, according to HIAS, a global Jewish nonprofit that protects refugees. The 90-day ban, which came Friday in an executive order signed by President Donald Trump, has plunged into further uncertainty the lives of a Jewish Iranian man…
JERUSALEM (JTA) — A controversial bill that would legalize West Bank outposts built on Palestinian land will be brought back to the Knesset for final votes.
“We are as much in the dark as everybody else,” said the head border protection official at JFK, one of the largest U.S. airports.
In the plight of those Muslims refused entry, many Jewish protesters see something akin to what their forbears endured as they attempted to flee Nazi-occupied Europe.
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