JERUSALEM (JTA) — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden called Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to pressure him to support the United Nations Security Council resolution against Israeli settlements, a “highly placed” Israeli official told Tablet Magazine. “Did Biden put pressure on the Ukrainians? Categorically yes,” the source said, according to Tablet’s report Tuesday. “That Biden told them…14
The son of an Israeli woman killed this month in a terror attack on a Christmas market in this city lit the fourth Hanukkah candle on a giant menorah at the nearby Brandenburg Gate.
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel inaugurated an online database of some 200,000 pages of declassified documents about the long-controversial “Yemenite children affair” in a ceremony in this city. By making the documents public Wednesday, the state hopes to end the controversy, which has persisted in Israel for decades. Since the 1950, more than 1,000 Israelis families have alleged their…
Secretary of State John Kerry will lay out his vision for ending the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in a speech on Wednesday, days after the United States cleared the way for a U.N. resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlements.55
The new White House director of social media is an old hat when it comes to controversy.
Top Montana Democratic and Republican lawmakers on Tuesday warned neo-Nazis they would find “no safe haven” for a rally that could include guns planned for next month in a mountain town where white nationalists have threatened Jewish residents.
Trump’s Twitter’s followers threw a bit of a hissy fit over the weekend after the president-elect sent out a Hanukkah greeting to American Jews.18
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett proposed legislation that would prevent the left-wing group Breaking the Silence from entering Israelis schools. Bennett, the head of the right wing Jewish Home Party, proposed an amendment to the State Education Law that would prevent speakers from a school if “there is concern that their activity could…5
The U.S. ambassador to Israel, Dan Shapiro, reportedly has asked the State Department for permission to stay in Israel as a private citizen so that his daughter can complete the school year.
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