WASHINGTON (JTA) — Painting a grim picture of Jewish vulnerability in the United States, a top U.S. security official said that the vast majority of funds earmarked to secure non-profits goes to Jewish institutions because their need is most acute. Alejandro Mayorkas, the deputy homeland security secretary, speaking Wednesday to the Orthodox Union’s annual leadership…
Boxing promoter Don King’s speech at a campaign event for Donald Trump caused a stir, with most of the attention understandably focused on the fact that the boxing promoter used the N-word. We also found ourselves wondering why, as he spoke, a rolled-up Israeli flag sat prominently on the lectern. During Wednesday’s speech in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, King, who is…4
It is a well known secret in Jewish Republican circles: Donors are steering clear from Donald Trump, finding any excuses to channel their political contributions to congressional races and Super PACs supporting down-ballot candidates rather than writing a check for the Republican standard bearer.16
A major Jewish philanthropist and his massive hedge fund are facing insider trading charges, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced Wednesday.
Israel Hayom, Israel’s right-wing newspaper affiliated with the ruling Likud party, surprised some by printing a full-page ad for a Nissan Sentra with two fathers.4
Actor Kirk Douglas suggested he sees similarities between Donald Trump and Adolf Hitler, in an op-ed published months before his 100th birthday. “I have always been deeply proud to be an American. In the time I have left, I pray that will never change,” Douglas wrote in the article, published Monday by The Huffington Post. While not…9
(JTA) — Some residents of a restricted adult community in New Jersey have filed a lawsuit against the condominium association over what it calls its discriminatory pool policy stemming from single-sex swim hours implemented in deference to the Orthodox Jews living there. Marie Curto and Steve and Diana Lusardi object to the policy at A…
A group of Hasidic women is protesting against the Parks Department once again cutting back on women-only swimming hours at a public pool in Brooklyn.5
An unnamed 15-year-old says she carried on a months-long online sexual relationship with beleaguered New York politician Anthony Weiner, the Daily Mail reported in a explosive September 21 post.4
President Barack Obama told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday he had concerns about Israeli settlement activity in the occupied West Bank.
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