Friedman to Lead Committee Mapping West Bank Areas for Israeli Rule

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman will lead the joint U.S.-Israel committee that will map the areas where Israel will be allowed to apply sovereignty,...

Report: Airbnb Policy a ‘Growing Headache’

A recent article in Forbes magazine reported that Airbnb’s decision to delist 200 Jewish residences in Judea and Samaria from its popular travel rental site is becoming a “growing...

Russia Questions Feasibility of U.S. Peace Plan for Middle East

A Middle East peace plan presented by US President Donald Trump contravenes several United Nations resolutions, Russian news agencies cited a Kremlin spokesman as saying on Sunday, questioning the...

Klobuchar, Buttigieg Won’t Attend AIPAC Because of Super Tuesday

BY BEN SALES (JTA) — Democratic presidential candidates Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg said they will not attend AIPAC’s annual conference because it overlaps with Super Tuesday. Their absence leaves former New...

VP Pence to Address AIPAC Conference 4th Straight Year

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Mike Pence will again appear as a speaker at the Israel lobby AIPAC’s annual conference, as he has every year since he became vice president in...

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...

Sudan Casts Doubt on Early Normalization of Ties With Israel

Sudan cast doubt on Tuesday on an early normalization of historically-hostile ties with Israel, a day after Israeli officials said the two countries’ leaders had met and were working towards that...

How ‘Brazil’s Trump’ Is Winning Over Jewish Voters

IO DE JANEIRO (JTA) – Gabriela Pszczol Krebs is not alone in her mixed feelings about Brazil’s presidential election runoff, pitting the far-right populist Jair Bolsonaro against the leftist Workers’ Party...

Kushner: Israel Agrees to Put Off Annexation Until After Elections

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — Israeli government officials agreed not to annex any land before the country’s general election next month, Jared Kushner said. Kushner, an architect of the U.S. peace plan...

Friedman: US Must Approve Israeli Annexation Plans

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — Any unilateral Israeli action toward annexing West Bank territory could endanger the Trump administration’s peace plan, U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman warned in a...
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