It started several months ago in anxious whispers among pro-Israel leaders. Now it has burst into the open in full-page ads in The New York Times and op-eds in The Wall Street Journal.
Republicans Overseas Israel promised a landslide vote for Donald Trump among Israelis with American citizenship, but exit polling last week demonstrated a much weaker showing than the campaign team predicted.4
(JTA) — T’ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights has released a prayer that can be recited before voting and while waiting for election returns. “A Meditation on Voting” asks to be guided toward peace during this election season. “By voting, we commit to being full members of society, to accepting our individual responsibility for the…
Lucille Goldman passed away last week at 91, a few days after casting her absentee vote for Hillary Clinton.3
The polls may be close, but showbiz is heavily in favor of Hillary Clinton. That is not surprising. But what is different from previous years is just how lopsided the level of support is. According to the Center for Responsive Politics, entertainment sources contributed $22 million to her campaign and to pro-Clinton super-PACs through Oct. 19, compared with less than $290,000 for Donald Trump.
Hillary Clinton has a narrow edge in Florida on the afternoon of election day, with strong support from three heavily Jewish southern counties.
Pam Lipshitz is having an anxious birthday.
The mayor of Mexico City, Miguel Angel Mancera, laid the foundation stone for the Jewish Documentation and Research Center of Mexico. Several Mexican Jewish and non-Jewish officials attended Sunday’s ceremony to launch the new headquarters of the center. The building will be located next to the historic Rodfe Sedek synagogue. It is expected to open in…
(JTA) — Construction workers in the Netherlands discovered bodies at a former Jewish cemetery that was believed to have been relocated in its entirety decades ago. The 11 bodies, which were buried some time before 1828, were found earlier this month during groundwork in Winschoten, a town in the northeast of the Netherlands, Dutch Chief…
JERUSALEM (JTA) — The head of the Knesset Interior Committee called for the Israeli government to cancel the Western Wall egalitarian prayer agreement, saying “It’s not the end of the world if American Jews get offended.” David Amsalem of the ruling Likud party made the remarks during a committee meeting Tuesday on implementing the deal….9
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