Mother of Imprisoned Israeli-American Woman Won’t Oppose Extradition of Russian Hacker

The mother of a young Israeli-American woman imprisoned in Russia has asked her lawyers to withdraw a petition to cancel the extradition of a Russian hacker whose case may...

Netanyahu: Arab Countries See Israel as ‘Indispensable Ally’ Against Iran – The Arab world’s perception of Israel is undergoing a seismic shift, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday. Addressing a 200-strong crowd in Jerusalem at the kick-off event...

Biden: ‘Absolutely Outrageous’ to Use Israel Aid As Leverage

BY JTA STAFF (JTA) — Presidential candidate Joe Biden says it would be a “gigantic mistake” to condition aid to Israel on stopping settlement expansion. The former vice president told a Wall...

Israel, US Push for Tighter UN Scrutiny of Palestinian Refugee Agency – The United States and Israel are joining forces to push for reform in the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA),...

All of Israel’s Embassies, Consulates Are on Strike

JTA) — As of Wednesday morning, Israel’s embassies and consulates across the globe are on strike. “No consular services will be provided and no one will be allowed to enter,”...

NSA Officer Set to Testify in Impeachment Query Is Jewish Refugee From Ukraine

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, the National Security Council staffer set to deliver dramatic testimony confirming that President Donald Trump sought dirt from Ukraine on a...

Democratic Candidates Address J Street Conference

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders earned cheers at J Street’s annual conference when he said some of the money Israel receives from the United States for...

Belgium’s First Female Prime Minister is Jewish

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — Sophie Wilmes is the first woman and the first Jewish person to become the prime minister of Belgium. Wilmes, a mother of four from the Brussels region,...

Left-Wing Victory Brings Fernandez de Kirchner Back to Argentina’s Government

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (JTA) — Opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez, a left-wing populist, defeated incumbent president Mauricio Macri in Argentina’s national elections. Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, who was president from 2007...

U.S. Treasury Sanctions Chief Leaving for Private Sector

Sigal Mandelker, the US Treasury official who oversaw the Trump administration’s aggressive use of sanctions as a foreign policy tool, has resigned to return to the private sector, the...
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  Student ambassadors greeted a record number of prospective parents and students from many metropolitan elementary schools at the Stella K. Abraham High School for...

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