Avi Berkowitz Stepping Up to Work on Israeli-Palestinian Peace

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — The sentence came at the end of a list of White House talking points regarding the surprising departure of Jason Greenblatt, President Donald Trump’s former top...

Jager: American Jewry in Total Denial

By Ron Jager Not a day goes by without Jews being shot in their synagogues, stabbed, bludgeoned, pushed to the ground, spat on, and cursed at. Graffiti on the walls...

NY Child Victims Act Allows Suit Against 2 Day Schools for Abuse Claim

BY JOSEFIN DOLSTEN NEW YORK (JTA) — Seven men have filed lawsuits against two Orthodox Jewish day schools in New York for alleged abuse by a former teacher and administrator. On Thursday,...

Jason Greenblatt Leaving White House

(The Jerusalem Post) -- Jason Greenblatt, U.S. special envoy to the Middle East and architect behind the “Deal of the Century,” is leaving the administration, the White House announced on...

Netanyahu, Johnson Talk Iran, Mideast Peace Process

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday in London to discuss the Iranian threat and a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The...

Nazi-Looted Art Returned to Heirs of German-Jewish Art Collector

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Germany returned two Nazi-looted late medieval panels to the heirs of a Jewish art collector. The predella panels, found at the base of an altar, were...

Chabad Opens its First Center in Rwanda

(JTA) — Chabad has opened its first center in Rwanda, which becomes the African nation’s first synagogue served by a permanent rabbi. Rabbi Chaim and Dina Bar Sella, and their...

Broward County Kosher Fee May Be Repealed Following Complaints

An annual $200 license to mark food as kosher in the heavily Jewish Broward County in Southeast Florida may change next week following complaints by business owners. The annual county...

Kentucky Praised by Jewish Group for Passage of Anti-BDS Law

A top Jewish group welcomed on Tuesday Kentucky’s recent passage of anti-BDS legislation. In a statement, Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations Chairman Arthur Stark and Executive Vice...

Jewish Man, Teen Son Stabbed Outside Brooklyn Synagogue

(JTA) — A Jewish man and his teenage son were seriously wounded when they were stabbed with a box cutter outside a synagogue in Brooklyn. The father, 45, and his...
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