(JTA) — One of the world’s leading historians on the Jewish communities in Arab countries is being prosecuted in France for alleged hate speech against Muslims. The Morocco-born French-Jewish scholar Georges Bensoussan, 64, is due to appear next month before a Paris criminal court over a complaint filed against him for incitement to racial hatred by…
(JTA) — A Jewish man described by French police as a gangster was shot five times and severely wounded in Paris. The incident occurred Sunday evening in Paris’ upscale 16th district, which features the Eiffel Tower. The victim, identified as Dominique Guez, sustained at least one shot to the head from a drive-by shooting as he was parking…
WARSAW, Poland (JTA) – The Jewish Community of Warsaw is alleging that the Polin Museum of the History of Polish Jews allegedly violated its copyright on translations of historical texts. According to information provided by the Museum, the community has called in a court filing to remove fragments of translations of historical texts from the…
Convicted murderer Dylann Roof will not ask jurors to take his mental health into consideration next month during the death penalty phase of his trial for killing nine black churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina.
(JTA) — World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder praised outgoing United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for publicly admitting that there is an anti-Israel bias at the international body. Lauder in a statement issued on Monday welcomed the “long-awaited and impactful” pronouncement by Ban during his final address to the body on Friday, but criticized him…9
Mining company BSG Resources (BSGR) said on Monday Israeli police had detained for questioning Beny Steinmetz, one of Israel’s richest men.
Socialite and actress Zsa Zsa Gabor has died at age 99, according to her publicist, CBSLA.com reported on Sunday.3
Richard Spencer, the “alt-right” leader who famously shouted “Heil Trump” at a victory celebration, is considering running for Congress.
Sen. Charles Schumer led a chorus of Republican and Democratic senators on Sunday calling for a special bipartisan panel to investigate cyber attacks against the United States by foreign countries with a focus on Russia’s alleged efforts to influence the U.S. presidential election.
(JTA) — Two Jewish Democrats in Congress said President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for Israel ambassador is dangerous and out of sync with U.S. Jews and U.S. policies. U.S. Rep Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) said Friday that confirming David Friedman as the U.S. ambassador to Israel will have “dangerous consequences for both the United States and Israel.”…185
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