WASHINGTON (JTA) – In a pre-Rosh Hashanah briefing, Jewish community and U.S. security officials urged Jewish institutions to be resilient and keep up morale in the face of terrorist threats. Hundreds of officials from more than one hundred institutions across the country participated in the call on Friday. Speakers included Paul Goldenberg, the director of Secure…
(JTA) — Jeremy Corbyn was re-elected head of the British Labour Party, leading to the resignation of a Jewish official from the party. Corbyn handily defeated challenger Owen Wilson, 313,209 to 193,229, the party announced at the start of its conference on Saturday. Parry Mitchell announced his resignation following the results. He had told the London-based Jewish…11
(JTA) — A 100-year-old Holocaust survivor has officially become a U.S. citizen in order to vote in the upcoming presidential election. Menia Perelman of South Florida, who arrived in the United States at the age of 84, told local media that she wanted to become a citizen so she could vote in the November election….
NEW YORK (JTA) — Five pitchers combined on a four-hitter and Israel slammed three home runs in a 9-1 victory over Great Britain in the championship game of the World Baseball Classic qualifier in Brooklyn, earning its first bid to the international tournament. Israel took a no-hitter into the eighth inning in Sunday’s game at…
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in New York on Sunday evening, hours after sitting down with her Republican rival Donald Trump.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu apologized for remarks which seemed to compare the suffering of the family of the family of a soldier on trial for manslaughter and the parents of fallen soldiers.3
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is meeting with the U.S. presidential nominees from the major parties, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.4
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin engaged in a worldwide question and answer session on Twitter about politics, diplomacy and food with the #AskRivlin hashtag.
The Rabbinical Council of America will mandate its member rabbis to require couples to sign a prenuptial agreement ensuring that husbands will not withhold a get.12
The “Quartet” of Middle East peace mediators said on Friday it was strongly opposed to Israel’s ongoing settlement activity, warning that it risked ending the chance of a two-state solution with the Palestinians.24
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