After decades of waiting, 300 of Ethiopia’s Falash Mura to leave for Israel this...

GONDAR, Ethiopia (JTA) — The atmosphere was festive at this city’s only synagogue as the congregations prepared to send off 180 community members who are moving to Israel. “Everyone is...

After unearthing social media posts, French prosecutors now suspect antisemitism in elderly Jew’s death

(JTA) — Prosecutors in France said they are considering antisemitism as a possible factor in the death of an elderly Jewish man in Lyon, who police initially said had...

Gabe Kapler, SF Giants’ Jewish manager, is skipping pregame national anthem in protest

(JTA) — In the summer of 2020, Gabe Kapler, then in his first season as manager of the San Francisco Giants, joined figures across sports in taking a knee...

IDF: ‘CNN’ claim Israeli forces killed journalist in ‘targeted attack’ is ‘baseless’

(May 25, 2022 / JNS) The Israeli military has dismissed as “baseless” a report by CNN on Tuesday claiming that Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was intentionally killed...

Israeli ambassador says House Democrats’ call for US probe of journalist’s killing isn’t ‘fair’

WASHINGTON (JTA) — In an unusual public broadside against dozens of Congress members, Israel’s ambassador to Washington said a letter calling for a U.S. investigation into the killing of...

Madison Cawthorn loses primary, but another Trump-backed candidate will battle Josh Shapiro in PA...

(JTA) — Madison Cawthorn, the first-term Republican congressman whose scandals included a pilgrimage to Hitler’s mountain retreat and past efforts to converts Jews to Christianity, will leave Congress after...

In trying to seize Russian assets, the US is taking a page from Chabad

(JTA) – When the U.S. government announced that it would seek to seize the assets of VEB, Russia’s main development bank, a lawyer for the Chabad Hasidic movement was...

Explosives, antisemitic literature found at home of German teenager suspected of planning school attack

(JTA) — German police found explosives and antisemitic, far-right literature at the home of a teenager they suspect of planning a terrorist attack at a school. Federal officers took the...

Lufthansa apologizes for expelling ‘large group’ of Hasidic Jews from flight to Hungary

(New York Jewish Week) — Lufthansa apologized for kicking identifiably Jewish people off a flight from New York City to Budapest last week after some Hasidic individuals on the plane...

Did a New York Holocaust museum ban Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis? Depends whom you...

(New York Jewish Week) — Two leading Jewish conservatives ignited a firestorm Thursday when they announced, in a Wall Street Journal op-ed, that the Museum of Jewish Heritage in...
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