Several women have accused retired TV newscaster and Israel Prize winner Haim Yavin, known to Americans as “Israel’s Walter Cronkite,” of sexual harassment.
A large menorah and a Holocaust memorial were damaged at a synagogue in Sun City, Arizona.
SANTA MONICA, California (JTA) – Police are investigating a vandalism attack on a Chabad center in Santa Monica. Unknown persons smeared feces and rice on the window of the Living Torah Center on Wilshire Blvd., either late Saturday night or early Sunday, the first day of Hanukkah. Rabbi Boruch Rabinowitz discovered the defacement when he opened the center…
Donald Trump on Monday chided the United Nations as “sad,” just days after the U.N. Security Council adopted a resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlements despite pressure by the U.S. president-elect for a veto by Washington.
Vera Rubin, a U.S. astronomer who pioneered work on invisible dark matter in the universe and who some colleagues felt was overlooked for a Nobel Prize, has died at 88, her son said on Monday.3
Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner and their three young children lit Hanukkah candles on their vacation in Hawaii.10
(JTA) — Anti-Jewish and anti-Roma graffiti were drawn in black marker on the front gate and the mailbox of a suburban Paris Jewish school named for teenage Holocaust diarist Anne Frank. The graffiti on the Anne Frank School in Montreuil, an eastern suburb of Paris, was discovered on Sunday afternoon, the French daily Le Parisian…
Bahrain hosted a candle-lighting ceremony for Hanukkah, which led to a video of local men wearing kaffiyehs and Orthodox Jews dancing together.
Benjamin Netanyahu has been unrelenting in his criticism of the Obama administration over what he condemned as its “shameful” decision not to veto a U.N. Security Council resolution calling for a halt to Israeli settlement-building.74
(JTA) — Leaders of various faiths in Montana wrote statements in support of the Jewish community in local publications. “As leaders of Montana communities of faith and practice, we are called to respond to the recent surge of white supremacist and neo-Nazi activity in our state. Distribution of pro-Nazi, anti-Semitic flyers in Missoula and intimidation…26
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