SELMA, Ore. – Remains found in a remote area of Oregon are believed to be of missing actor Charles Levin, who played numerous roles on television comedies such as "Seinfeld" and "Night Court."
(JTA) — Avigdor Liberman, the man who stopped Benjamin Netanyahu from forming an Israeli government this year, has a new campaign slogan: “Make Israel Normal Again.”
(JTA) — The U.S. Embassy hosted its annual Fourth of July party in Jerusalem for the first time, days after its ambassador participated in the inauguration of a controversial archaeological tourist site in eastern Jerusalem.
AMSTERDAM (JTA) — Campaigners for boycotting Israel said they will stay away from this city’s World War II monument, where their supporters have staged incidents of anti-Semitic hate speech and violence.
(JTA) — The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh will give more than $650,000 to victims of the Christchurch terror attacks on two mosques that left 51 worshippers dead.
Politicians reacted with criticism and dismay in response to some 30 fires, including 17 substantial ones, ignited by devices flown from Gaza.
Monday, July 22, 2019
(JTA) — To her critics, British journalist Katie Hopkins is less an anti-immigrant activist than a flat-out Islamophobe, demonizing Islam in defense of what she calls “White Brits.”
(JTA) — After President Donald Trump called for four Democratic lawmakers — all women of color — to “go back” to the countries “from which they came,” critics widely decried his tweet as racist.
NEW YORK (JTA) — Robert Morgenthau, who served as Manhattan’s district attorney for more than three decades, died at 99.
(JTA) — Lamar Odom visited the New York gravesite of Rabbi Menachem Schneerson, the influential former leader of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement, with his two children last week.
JERUSALEM (JTA) — A Palestinian man was sentenced to life in prison for killing an Israeli soldier by dropping a marble slab on his head.
(JTA) — Jeremy Corbyn said his Labour Party must recognize that anti-Jewish bigotry has become part of the movement and drive out anti-Semitism.
WASHINGTON (JTA) — Presidential senior adviser Stephen Miller said he was offended “as an American Jew” because Democratic congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez likened migrant detention camp…
Monday, July 22, 2019
Parties have only until Aug. 1 to submit their final candidate lists to the Central Elections Committee. Until then, everything is up in the air.
“Jerusalem is a place where we sanctify freedom of worship,” said Deputy Mayor Fleur Hassan-Nahoum Hassan-Nahoum. “It is unbelievable that young Arabs are still being brainwashed by their school’s educators and surroundings to commit these acts of vandalism.”
Beijing has previously said that it would defy U.S. sanctions and purchase oil from Tehran, causing U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook to say, “We will sanction any imports of Iranian crude oil.”
Israel was led by NBA prospect Deni Avdija, who scored a game high of 23 points with seven assists. He was named the tournament’s Most Valuable Player award, but told the cheering crowd: “There is no one MVP. We are a team!”
“In Jerusalem, together with presidents and heads of state, we will join forces in the uncompromising fight against anti-Semitism, xenophobia and Holocaust denial,” Israeli President Reuven Rivlin about the World Holocaust Forum, scheduled to take place on Jan. 27, 2020.
“Rand is a friend of mine, and Rand asked me if he could get involved,” U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters at the White House. “I have many people involved, and Iran is going to work out very nicely.”
“Jew-hatred is Jew-hatred, and it’s evil, and it doesn’t matter if it comes from the ethnic supremacist right, from the vicious anti-Zionist left or from radical Islam. Jew-hatred in all its forms needs to be combated, and it’s my job to combat it.”