From a bid to overcome resistance to building a mosque in New Jersey to defending a Muslim student at a military academy who wants to wear a hijab, Jewish groups this week joined efforts to stop anti-Muslim discrimination.20
Tuvia Yanai Weissman, who was off-duty when he saw two Palestinian teenagers enter the store and begin to stab shoppers, left his wife and 4-month-old daughter to stop them, leading him to be killed by one of the stabbers.
Israel’s nominee as ambassador to Rome has withdrawn her candidacy, marking the second time this year a high-profile diplomatic nomination has fallen through and raising questions about Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s choices.11
Police in Manchester, England, are investigating a suspected arson at a kosher restaurant.24
Donald Trump’s campaign withdrew its support for a white supremacist as one of its California delegates.3
Through statements and policy proposals tinged with racism — such as advocating a ban on Muslims entering the country, and saying many Mexican immigrants are drug dealers and rapists — Trump has become a favorite of white nationalist groups and provided an unprecedented platform for their views.109
The population of Israel has grown more than tenfold since the state’s establishment in 1948.13
The South Florida man accused of plotting to bomb a Miami-area synagogue was denied bail on Tuesday.
Long-running efforts to fully restore Israeli-Turkish relations have made good progress but need a few more rounds of negotiations, though a political shift in Turkey should not affect the process, Israel’s top diplomat in the country said.
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