(JTA) — Donald Trump named Reed Cordish, a real estate developer who is friends with his son-in-law Jared Kushner, as assistant to the president for intragovernmental and technology initiatives. Cordish, who is Jewish, will be responsible for initiatives requiring multi-agency collaboration. He will also focus on technological innovation and modernization, according to a statement Tuesday by Trump’s…
(JTA) — Two days after delegates from more than 70 nations attended the Paris summit on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, it is clear that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was wrong to label the meeting “useless.” Admittedly the France-initiated event, which neither Israel nor the Palestinian Authority attended, did not change the international community’s understanding of…
Kjellberg, who reportedly earned $15 million last year, said that he has no animus toward Jews, and that it was mere trolling.
Rosenberg voted for Democrat Hillary Clinton, but he said that if he can’t sell the tickets at a reasonable price, he’ll head down to D.C. himself.
Thomas Friedman of the New York Times belittled Kushner’s qualifications during an interview with John Kerry, the secretary of state.
JERUSALEM (JTA) — A Palestinian man who attempted to stab an Israeli soldier at a West Bank checkpoint was shot and killed during the attack, according to the Israel Defense Forces. The incident occurred Tuesday afternoon in the northern West Bank near the Palestinian city of Tulkarm. No Israeli soldiers were injured in the incident, the…5
The boots went viral after a Reddit user posted a photo of the item. The man had purchased the shoes on Amazon and expressed concern about their imprint.
(JTA) — The founder of the popular right-wing blog post The Right Stuff resigned over the revelation that his wife is Jewish. Mike Enoch, who also co-hosts “The Daily Shoah” weekly podcast, was outed over the weekend as Mike Peinovich, a website developer from New York. On the podcast, which has about 100,000 regular listeners,…8
(JTA) — President Barack Obama has tapped Ben Rhodes, a White House speechwriter and proponent of the Iranian nuclear agreement, to serve on the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council. Obama said Tuesday that he had chosen Rhodes, currently the deputy national security adviser for strategic communications, to serve on the council, which Congress established in 1980 to…4
A Palestinian official welcomed Donald Trump’s pick of his son-in-law Jared Kushner as Mideast peace envoy.
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