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An Israeli man was killed and his wife was severely wounded in a shooting attack near a West Bank settlement.
(JTA) — James Zogby, one of Bernie Sanders’ appointees to the the Democratic Party’s platform committee, said he had been unfairly typecast as an anti-Israel activist. “I’ve just been cast as the anti-Israel guy,” Zogby, the founder and president of the Arab American Institute, said in an interview published Friday in The Jerusalem Post. “People will type you.”…
Israel should stop building settlements, denying Palestinian development and designating land for exclusive Israeli use that Palestinians seek for a future state, the Middle East peace “Quartet” recommended on Friday in a an eagerly awaited report.
A federal judge has blocked a Mississippi law intended to allow people who object on religious grounds to same-sex marriage and believe gender is determined at birth to refuse wedding and other services to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
Donald Trump reportedly rebuked a supporter at a rally who questioned whether the U.S. should use its military might to back Israel.
During a Friday condolence call to the Ariel family, whose daughter was stabbed to death a day earlier, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised to strengthen the West Bank settlement of Kiryat Arba where the Ariels reside.
(JTA) — A prominent rabbi in Berlin called on other Jewish community leaders to do everything in their power to prevent additional countries from leaving the European Union after Britain’s vote to exit the bloc. Yehudah Teichtal, a rabbi of the Jewish community of Berlin, made the call Tuesday in a statement about his meeting…
(JTA) — Israeli troops killed a Palestinian woman whom they said had tried to stab them in Hebron. In a separate incident, a Palestinian man died from inhaling tear gas at a riot near Ramallah. The woman, identified on Ynet as Sara Hajaj, 27, on Friday tried to carry out a stabbing attack near the…
Israel’s first-ever conference on bridging the gap between Israeli and American Jewish liberals finds much angst, few answers, J.J. Goldberg reports.
More than seven decades after losing their beloved Hungarian winery to the Nazis, the Zimmerman family is celebrating a small, if belated, victory.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ron Suskind seemed to have a dream life until his son was diagnosed with regressive autism. His family’s journey is chronicled in “Life Animated,” a new book and documentary film.
With the help of Peter Shelsky, owner of Brooklyn’s Shelsky’s Appetizing, a Cliff’s Notes take on the world of Jewish fish.
(JTA) — A 37-year-old New Jersey high school teacher and father of a 4-year-old girl died while working at a Jewish day camp. Josh Allen, of South Orange, fainted during an orientation session at JCC MetroWest’s Camp Deeny Riback on June 25 and never regained consciousness, the New Jersey Jewish News reported. The cause of…
The four Park Slope Co-Op members who were suspended after disrupting a presentation on BDS are still not ready to throw in the towel.
(JTA) — In a program that has benefited Jewish institutions, the Department of Homeland Security has awarded $20 million in security preparedness grants to nonprofit agencies at high risk of attacks. The allocations for fiscal year 2016, which were announced Wednesday by Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson, represent a 55 percent increase over last…
JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli man and woman were injured in a stabbing attack in the coastal Israeli city of Netanya. The man, reportedly in his 40s, and the woman, reportedly in her 60s, were moderately to severely injured in the Thursday afternoon attack near the city’s market, according to Israeli reports citing Magen David…
Better than any history book, the Internet has made it its mission to tell the story of Brexit with ‘Seinfeld’ clips and they are hilarious.
A 13-year-old Israeli girl fatally stabbed in her bedroom in the occupied West Bank on Thursday was a U.S. citizen, the State Department said.
(JTA) — A German museum will not feature a walk-through model of Albert Einstein’s brain after visitors to its website voted to make the brain of German soccer star Karl-Heinz “Charly” Körbel the centerpiece of its exhibit. The Senckenberg Museum for Natural Sciences sought public input for a modernization and expansion that will include a giant brain…