5 Things to Watch After Israel’s Too-Close-to-Call Election

JERUSALEM (JTA) — The morning after Israel’s second national election in five months, the results are still unclear. According to the latest vote count, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is trailing...

Rep. Zeldin Finds ‘Disloyalty’ Jab a Bridge Too Far

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Of the many Jews unsettled by President Donald Trump’s claim that voting for Democrats would demonstrate “disloyalty” to Israel and to other Jews, Lee Zeldin might be in...

Who’s Funding Illegal Palestinian Settlements In Area C?

By Edwin Black Part 1 “Area C,” also known as Judea and Samaria, is making news these days. This time, the hot-button issue is illegal Palestinian settlements sprouting across the region,...

Is Iron Dome Losing Its Touch?

TEL AVIV (JTA) — After the weekend’s fighting between Hamas and the Israeli army, some Israelis have raised questions about the strength of their country’s missile defenses. Over the course of...

Manuscripts Made Public Offer Insights Into Einstein’s Pre-War Thoughts

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — Albert Einstein writes about science and concern over the rise of the Nazis in Germany in 110 new manuscript pages made public, for the first time,...

Momo, TikTok: Are We Paying Attention to Kids’ Security Online?

By Jacob Rubinstein You would be hard-pressed to find someone who has heard about the Momo story, whether it is a hoax or not, and not been shaken with fear...

Rabbi Meir Kahane and Israel’s Far Right, Explained

BY EMILY BURACK (JTA) — When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu brokered a partnership between the extreme right-wing party Jewish Power, or Otzma Yehudit, and the more moderate right-wing Jewish Home, the...

Gulf States Show Warming Relations With Israel

The Warsaw summit on the Middle East held earlier this month served as the latest reminder of the growth of unofficial relations between Israel and Sunni-Arab Gulf states. The conference...

Another PR Headache for Israel’s Genesis Prize

BY JOSEFIN DOLSTEN (JTA) — With the announcement last month that it had picked Robert Kraft as its 2019 laureate, the Genesis Prize seemed poised for a calmer year. Last year the...

5 Jewish Things About Amy Klobuchar

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — The race for the Democratic presidential nomination is starting to look like a CNN panel — more people fit than you think possible. Up next is...
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