Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump is pushing back against critics who accused him of evoking anti-Semitic tropes in his Twitter feed, particularly the questionable use of a Star of David, superimposed over a pile of money.4
Benjamin Netanyahu became the first Israeli prime minister to visit Ethiopia.
Israel has ramped up security in the occupied West Bank since a Palestinian killed a 13-year-old Jewish girl in a settlement last week, deploying more troops and setting up checkpoints near the city of Hebron.
WARSAW, Poland (JTA) – A backhoe operator working on a construction site in Poland dug up a glass decanter filled with valuables, including Jewish artifacts. Among the objects discovered inside the decanter found June 15 in Minsk Mazowiecki were kiddush cups, silver cutlery, a gold pocket watch and gold coins. The owner of the objects,…
Reform and Conservative Jews held a mixed prayer service at the Western Wall on Thursday, defying Attorney General Avichai Mendelblit.
JERUSALEM (JTA) — The family of a Palestinian teen from eastern Jerusalem killed in a revenge attack by three Jewish extremists has asked Israel’s Supreme Court to order the demolition of the murderers’ homes. Muhammad Abu Khdeir was kidnapped and killed on July 1, hours after the bodies of three kidnapped Jewish teens were discovered…4
Comedian Sarah Silverman said she is “insanely lucky to be alive” after being admitted to the hospital last week with a life-threatening condition.
BERLIN (JTA) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu brought back original blueprints of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp to Israel from Germany seven years ago – likely without knowing he was doing something illegal, according to a German journalist. The blueprints were given to Netanyahu on a trip to Germany, Kai Diekmann said in an interview for…
House Democrats booed Sen. Bernie Sanders on the floor Wednesday, sending him a strong message for not quitting his presidential campaign and endorsing Hillary Clinton. The House of Representatives session in the morning directed…8
JERUSALEM (JTA) — About 200 demonstrators protested next to the offices of the Israeli Chief Rabbinate as a hearing took place about the legitimacy of a conversion conducted by the prominent American Orthodox Rabbi Haskel Lookstein. On Wednesday, the Supreme Rabbinical Court heard the appeal of a case in which a rabbinical court in Petach…6
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