Honduras Negotiates With Israel to Move Embassy to Jerusalem

RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA) — Senior Honduran officials expressed their government’s willingness to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, following in the footsteps of the United States...

Chile’s Palestine soccer team fined over map uniform

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (JTA) – Chile’s top soccer league has penalized the Palestine Football Club with a fine after playing in three official matches wearing uniforms showing the entire...

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...

Yahoo Investigating Reported Mass Password Breach

Yahoo Inc. says it's investigating reports of a security breach that has purportedly exposed nearly half a million users' email addresses and passwords. The company said in a statement that...

Isaac Pushes Gas Prices Still Higher for Holiday Weekend

Gas prices jumped again Thursday in the wake of Hurricane Isaac, leaving drivers facing the prospect of costly fillups as they take to the highway for a final summer...

Vandals Caught on Camera Smashing Window of Brooklyn Synagogue

A synagogue was vandalized in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn during the second day of Rosh Hashanah this week. with the perpetrators being caught on camera. According to local outlet...

Biden “Buried” Remark Sparks Tax Jabs, Ryan Attack

ASHEVILLE, NC -- Inadvertently touching off a fresh round of attacks over the efficacy of the president's economic policies, Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday that the middle class...

Ceremony Marks Anniversary of Lodz Ghetto Liquidation

  The Polish city of Lodz, its local Jewish community and the Jerusalem-based Shavei Israel organization held a ceremony on August 29 marking the 74th anniversary of the liquidation of...

Israeli Technology Effectively Prevented Attacks at G20

BUENOS AIRES (JTA) — Israeli technology hired by Argentina to provide security during the G20 global leaders’ summit detected several unauthorized drone incidents. Despite previous fears, the participation of leaders...

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NFL star DeSean Jackson Under Fire for Antisemitic Quotes on His Instagram Story

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — NFL star DeSean Jackson posted anti-Semitic quotes on social media, but the Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver removed them a day later and posted...

Revs. Sharpton, Jackson Discuss Race Relations with Rabbi Marc Schneier

NEW YORK – Following the tragic death of George Floyd and protests taking place around the country, Foundation for Ethnic Understanding (FFEU) President Rabbi...

Israeli Public Health Director Quits, Raps Swift Reopening of Economy

Israel’s public health director quit on Tuesday amid a spike in new coronavirus cases, saying it had reopened the economy too rapidly and had...

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