Jewish News Wins 18-Month Legal Battle Against Polish Nationalist Group

BY KATARZYNA MARKUSZ WARSAW, Poland (JTA) — A London-based Jewish newspaper did not have to use the term “German Nazis” an appeals court in Warsaw ruled, upholding a lower court decision. The...

Trump to Release Peace Plan Ahead of Gantz, Netanyahu Visit

President Donald Trump said on Thursday that he will release his Mideast peace plan ahead of the scheduled White House visit on Jan. 28 by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...

Greenblatt Says Politics, Expenses of Orthodox Life Prompted Departure

BY LAURA E. ADKINS (JTA) — Jason Greenblatt said he left his position as special representative for international negotiations in the Trump administration because of political turbulence in Israel — and...

UK Classifies Hezbollah as Terrorist Group, Freezes Its Assets

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — The United Kingdom designated the entire Hezbollah organization as a terrorist group and froze its assets. The Finance Ministry move, which was announced Friday, is part of...

Netanyahu, Putin Discuss Fate of Jailed Israeli Backpacker

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) –Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke by phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin about regional developments and about the case of an American-Israeli woman jailed for...

House Bill Would Penalize Participation in International Boycotts of Israel

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — A House bill introduced Tuesday would extend penalties for boycotting Israel to compliance with boycotts organized by international organizations. The Israel Anti-Boycott Act introduced Tuesday by Rep. Lee...

Iran Hits U.S. Bases in Iraq, Warns Escalation Would Reach Israel

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — Iran fired ballistic missiles at U.S. military targets in Iraq in retaliation for the killing last week of top general and warned that if the...

Iranian Jews Pay Condolence Call to Soleimani’s Family

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — Iranian Jews paid a condolence call at the home of assassinated general Qassem Soleimani. The delegation was led by Rabbi Yehuda Gerami, chief rabbi of the...

Netanyahu Meets With Peace Negotiator Avi Berkowitz

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — President Donald Trump’s special representative for international negotiations met in Jerusalem with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss the White House’s Israel-Palestinian peace plan, JTA...

Danny Danon’s Term as Israel’s Ambassador Extended at Last Minute

The Jerusalem Post UN Ambassador Danny Danon’s will remain in his position until May, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu determined hours before Danon’s term was to expire on Tuesday night. The Prime Minister’s Office...
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Lauder: Antisemitism Source of Shame After Auschwitz

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ OSWIECIM, Poland (JTA) — Holocaust survivors seeing their grandchildren facing the hatred that nearly killed them is a source of shame for the...

Controversy-Plagued ‘Jewish Nobel’ Cuts Ties With PM Office

NEW YORK (JTA) — The Israeli Prime Minister’s Office will no longer be involved with awarding the annual Genesis Prize, self-styled the “Jewish Nobel,”...

Will Dialysis Become a Thing of the Past?

By Ken Stephens A groundbreaking study has shown that it is possible to rejuvenate damaged kidneys and improve their function, a procedure that could reverse...

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