Trump Honors Army POW Who Defied Nazi Demand to ID Jewish Troops

In his remarks at the New York City Veterans Day parade Monday, President Donald Trump singled out in the audience 96-year-old former Staff Sgt. Lester Tanner, one of the Jewish World...

MTA Seniors Learn Interview Techniques From Investigative Reporter

  MTA’s Names, Not Numbers program welcomed award-winning investigative reporter Jonah Kaplan on Wednesday, October 30. Originally from Philadelphia, Kaplan joined ABC11 Eyewitness News in 2016 as the political and...

Israel Boycott Conference at UMass Amherst Sparks Concern

AMHERST, Mass. (JTA) — For the second time in six months, several high-profile proponents of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel are sharing a stage at the...

Israel’s Business, Commerce Center Partly Shuts Down Following Missile Threat

CTech – An Israeli airstrike on Gaza Monday night that killed Islamic Jihad commander Bahaa Abu al-Atta ignited border conflict yet again, leading Israel’s south and center to shut...

Bernie Sanders: ‘It’s Not Antisemitic to Criticize Israel’

JNS.org – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), who is running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, said that “it is not antisemitic to criticize the policies of the Israeli government.” In...

German Jewish Leader Describes Growing Unease With Threat from Neo-Nazis, Islamists

The head of the Jewish community in the Germany city of Halle — where a neo-Nazi terrorist attempted to gun down worshipers gathered for Yom Kippur services in the...

Blogger Apologizes for Posting Photo of Rubber Duck at Auschwitz

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — A travel blogger has apologized after posting a photo on his Instagram account of a rubber duck on the iconic tracks outside of the Auschwitz concentration...

Rep. Elaine Luria Releases Video in Support of Trump Impeachment Inquiry

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — Rep. Elaine Luria, D-Va., released a video explaining why she supports the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. It’s a big deal because Luria is...

Court: Rabbi’s Death in Ukraine Was Part of $660 Robbery

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — A Ukrainian court convicted four people of the robbery of a rabbi in 2016 that resulted in his death. Two of the defendants in the trial were...

UNESCO to Vote on Cutting Ties With Belgian Carnival

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — The annual parade in Belgium that this year featured a float with effigies of grinning Jews holding money with rats on their shoulders is formally facing removal of...
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US, Israeli Firefighters Work Side by Side As Rockets Fall

JNS.org – As rockets fell on southern and central Israel last week, a team of US firefighters worked side by side with their Israeli...

NY’s New Education Regulations Are Vital for Hasidic Children

By MIRIAM MOSTER NEW YORK (JTA) — On our first date nearly nine years ago, my (now) husband resolved to improve Hasidic education. He had grown up...

KKL-JNF, Terror Victims File Lawsuit Against U.S. Charity

JNS.org – The Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund and American victims of terror have filed an unprecedented lawsuit in Washington, D.C., targeting a U.S....

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