For Israeli Americans, Answer to Antisemitism is Israel

HOLLYWOOD, Florida (JTA) — The Israeli American Council launched its annual conference at a Florida resort with a tribute to the policemen who stopped last month’s massacre at a...

FIDE Cancels Chess Tournament in Saudi Arabia Following Legal Action

The international chess governing body — the Fédération lnternationale des Échecs (FIDE) — has agreed to strip Saudi Arabia from the right to host a forthcoming chess tournament, after a lawyers’ letter was sent...

UK Labor Leader Apologizes for 2010 Event Comparing Israel to Nazis

The leader of Britain’s opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, apologized on Wednesday for causing “concern and anxiety” by hosting a 2010 event at which another speaker was reported by...

Posters With Anti-Israel Messages Deface Tufts Hillel

(JTA) — Two dozen posters that are being called antisemitic were hung outside the Hillel center at Tufts University in suburban Boston. The posters discovered Tuesday showed cartoons depicting militarized...

Antisemitic Graffiti Found in Paris for 2nd Time in 3 Days

(JTA) — Swastikas and antisemitic graffiti were found in several locations in Paris. Mailboxes on which a street artist was commissioned to paint portraits of the late French politician Simone...

Argentine Chief Rabbi: Not Clear If Attack Was Antisemitic

The condition of Chief Rabbi of Argentina Gabriel Davidovich is improving after he was badly beaten during a home invasion on Monday. A group of burglars entered his home in Buenos Aires...

Upstate Yeshiva Set on Fire, Painted With Swastikas

(JTA) — A yeshiva located in upstate New York was set on fire and swastikas were spray painted on the building. The incident at Yeshiva Deah Yoreh, located on a...

1 Dead, 3 Injured in San Diego-Area Synagogue Shooting

BY RON KAMPEAS (JTA) — A shooting at a Chabad synagogue in Poway, near San Diego, California, has left one person dead and three injured, including a child. Police in Poway detained...

Jewish Groups Mark 25th Anniversary of Buenos Aires AMIA Bombing

Jewish groups around the world marked on Thursday the 25th anniversary of the deadly bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires in which 85 people were murdered. The...

British Police Investigate Antisemitism Complaints Against Labour Party, Corbyn

Police in the United Kingdom have opened up a criminal probe over accusations of antisemitic hate crimes within the Labour Party. The Metropolitan Police said on Friday that it is...
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Israeli Jets Thwart Planned Attack by Iran From Syria

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel’s military said it thwarted a planned attack by Iran-backed fighters using drones armed with explosives. Israeli fighter jets late...

British Court Orders Man to Pay Wife Maintenance Until He Issues Get

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — A British businessman must continue to pay his wife maintenance payments until he gives her a religious divorce, or get,...

MTA Welcomes New Faculty Members

  MTA is thrilled to welcome new faculty members for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year, including: Rabbi Danny Konigsberg (‘05) as director of Student Activities and...

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