(JTA) — A city in Norway has passed a resolution calling on its residents to boycott goods and services produced in Israeli settlements. The Trondheim City Council passed the resolution, which also prohibits the municipality from purchasing goods and services from what it calls the “occupied territories,” earlier this month, The Local Norway reported. Trondheim…
(JTA) — Jewish groups and leaders urged a Texas university not to allow the founder of a white supremacist think tank to speak on campus. Richard Spencer, who recently railed against Jews at an alt-right conference in Washington D.C. — during which audience members gave Nazi salutes — is slated to speak at a private…22
President-elect Donald Trump gave his first reaction to the death of Fidel Castro on Saturday, saying on Twitter, “Fidel Castro is dead!”, without elaborating.5
Fidel Castro, the Cuban revolutionary leader who built a communist state on the doorstep of the United States and for five decades defied U.S. efforts to topple him, died on Friday. He was 90.
JERUSALEM (JTA) — The nominee for chief rabbi of the Israel Defense Forces said in a deposition that he never believed rape during wartime is acceptable. Rabbi Col. Eyal Karim submitted a deposition on Wednesday to the Supreme Court, which had suspended his appointment and ordered him to clarify comments he had made a decade earlier…3
JERUSALEM (JTA) — The Obama administration reportedly said it still has “concerns” about the death of a Palestinian-American teen at the hands of Israeli security forces. Mahmoud Shalan, 16, who was born in Florida and held U.S. citizenship, was killed in February at a West Bank checkpoint near Ramallah where Israeli soldiers say he tried to…26
Ann Coulter has a record of making inflammatory statements, but she reached new heights on Monday when she posted a Tweet that was seen as defending Nazis.28
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