Airbnb to remove listings in West Bank Jewish settlements

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Airbnb will remove listings of rooms and homes for rent in West Bank Jewish settlements, the company announced Monday. The approximately 200 listings “would be removed in...

New York state councilman sorry for suggesting Orthodox Jews aren’t ‘normal’

(JTA) — A councilman in upstate New York apologized for a text that juxtaposed Orthodox Jews with “normal” ones. Peter Bradley, a member of the Clarkstown Town Council in Rockland...

LA fire races through the heart of a Jewish community

By Gabrielle Birkner LOS ANGELES (JTA) — The Woolsey Fire, which began late last week and engulfed a massive swath of Southern California, has killed at least two people, burned nearly...

Israeli Defense Minister Lieberman Quits Over ‘Capitulation to Terror’ in Gaza

Avigdor Lieberman. Photo: Jonathan Klinger via Wikimedia Commons. Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman announced his resignation on Wednesday in protest at a Gaza ceasefire that he called a “capitulation to...

Natan Sharansky Muses About State of Current Political Movements

Chess warrior. Former political prisoner. Longtime Israeli minister and head of the Jewish Agency for Israel. Always a Jewish inspiration. Natan Sharansky has checked many boxes throughout his life, eight...

NYU BDS Resolution Co-Sponsor Defends Position Against Israel

Rose Asaf, a co-founder of New York University’s branch of the anti-Zionist organization Jewish Voice for Peace, is one of the co-sponsors of a BDS resolution that will be...

Jerusalem Tourism Conference Focuses on Crisis Management

Imagine the chaos that would ensue after a major natural disaster or a terror attack if the relevant authorities were not prepared. And imagine the consequences to tourism in...

Knesset Reduces Funds to Films With Secular, Liberal Values

A new law approved in the Knesset on Monday will enable the office of the Minister of Culture and Sport to decide the amount of government subsidies that Israeli...

Russia to Deport Siberia’s Chief Rabbi Over ‘Espionage’

A Russian court has ordered Siberia’s Chief Rabbi Asher Krichevsky deported along with his wife and six children for alleged espionage. The court in Omsk, the second-largest city in Siberia,...

Groups Demand U of Michigan Sanction Educators Advocating BDS

Nearly 60 organizations called on University of Michigan president Mark Schlissel to sanction professors at the public research university who engage in the BDS movement. They also decried his reaction to...
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Israel Revokes Special Visas for Non-Citizen Yeshiva Students

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — With COVID-19 cases on the rise in Israel, the country has changed its mind on letting in non-Israeli yeshiva students...

Knesset Shuts Down As Lawmaker Tests Positive for COVID-19

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — The Knesset was mostly shut down on Thursday after a lawmaker from the Arab Joint List announced that he had tested...

Turkey Opens New Islamic Center Near Western Wall

JNS.org – Details are emerging about a new Islamic center located near the Temple Mount and the Western Wall in Jerusalem that is reportedly...

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