Assassins Kill Father of Iran’s Nuclear Program

BY RON KAMPEAS (JTA) — Assassins shot to death Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, the nuclear scientist that western intelligence agencies believe to be behind Iran’s nuclear weapons program. The assassination came two years after...

Tiny State of Comoros Files Complaint About Israel at International Criminal Court

The Mavi Marmara flotilla. Credit: Free Gaza movement. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Fox News — The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court – the permanent war crimes court in The Hague,...

German Lawmakers Declare BDS Antisemitic

Germany became the first European country to declare the BDS movement against Israel as antisemitic. The non-binding motion, which was passed by the Bundestag on Friday, declared the campaign that...

IDF Unveils Photos of Hezbollah Missile ‎Facilities in Beirut

The Israel Defense Forces released ‎images on Thursday of Hezbollah facilities in the heart of ‎Lebanon’s capital, saying they proved the Shi’ite terrorist group ‎is trying to build weapon-production...

International Pressure for Ceasefire Grows, as Palestinian Death Toll Rises

As the number of Palestinian civilians killed in Israeli air strikes increased from Sunday to Monday, so did international pressure on Jerusalem to restrain its Gaza offensive and intensify...

Egypt Hangs 15 Militants for Killing Security Forces in Sinai

A look into Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula from the Israeli side of the border. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Egypt hanged 15 men convicted of attacks that killed security forces in the Sinai...

Merkel: Palestinians Must Recognize Israel As ‘Jewish State’

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that the Palestinians must recognize Israel as a Jewish state. “There was a series of internal discussions in Israel about this. It’s not...

House Republicans Open to Alternatives to Two-State Solution – Since the Oslo Peace process, the two-state solution has been viewed by most Democrats and Republicans as the end goal in settling land issues connected to the...

Sen. Rick Scott Prays for Venezuela at Western Wall

Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) prayed for regime change in Venezuela and help for its citizens at the Western Wall in Jerusalem while on a trip this week to Israel. “Today,...

New York Times: Israeli Operatives Killed Al Qaeda’s No. 2 Leader

Al Qaeda’s second-in-command, accused of helping to mastermind the 1998 bombings of two US embassies in Africa, was killed in Iran in August by Israeli operatives acting at the...
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Park East Synagogue pushes out assistant rabbi, sparking protest

NEW YORK (JTA) — Park East Synagogue, a Modern Orthodox congregation on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, fired its popular assistant rabbi after the longtime...

3 Jewish baseball players could make or break the 2021 World Series

(JTA) — The World Series is upon us, and there are likely more Jewish players in this year’s edition than there have been in...

Jill Biden pays tribute to Jonathan Sacks at yeshiva fundraiser in Detroit

(JTA) — First Lady Jill Biden gave the keynote speech Sunday at the Yeshiva Beth Yehudah annual fundraiser dinner in Detroit, a gala that...

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