At White House, Netanyahu heaps praise on Trump’s Jerusalem embassy move

(March 5, 2018 / JNS) In their first meeting since President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lavished praise on the American leader, saying that his...

Rashida Tlaib Sets Dates for Congressional Visit to West Bank

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., set the dates for her congressional visit to the West Bank. Tlaib, a Palestinian American, proposed the trip last year after...

Federal Grand Jury Adds Hate Crimes Charges to Pittsburgh Indictment

(JTA) — A federal grand jury has added hate crimes charges to the indictment against the alleged gunman in the shooting attack on a Pittsburgh synagogue that left 11...

Backlash Follows Michigan Rep’s Remarks on Palestinian History

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) is standing by comments she made recently that include saying that Palestinians enabled a “safe haven” for Jews after the Holocaust, thereby reiterating her support...

Vassar Condemns Guide That Urged Students to ‘Slap a Zionist’

Thompson Memorial Library at Vassar College. Photo: Jim Mills. The president of Vassar College has condemned a “Disorientation Guide” published by students that endorsed physical attacks against Zionist peers, calling...

Pittsburgh Congregants Travel to Service at Black Church Attacked in 2015

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — They didn’t share the same religion, but they shared the same pain. Ten members of a Pittsburgh congregation who survived the October attack on their building,...

Rockland County Bars Unvaxxed From Public Places

Rockland County declared a countywide State of Emergency relating to the ongoing measles outbreak — the longest outbreak since the disease was eradicated in the United States in 2000, according...

New Jersey Woman Found Dead in South Carolina

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — The body of a missing University of South Carolina student was found in a wooded area about 90 miles from Columbia, S.C., where she mistakenly...

Chicago Synagogue Target of Arson Attacks

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — An unknown arsonist attempted twice to set on fire a synagogue building in the Lakewood neighborhood of Chicago, while vandals smashed the windows of cars...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: I’m Descended From Sephardic Jews

(JTA) — Incoming progressive Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez announced at a Hanukkah candle-lighting ceremony that she is descended from Sephardic Jews who fled to Puerto Rico during the Spanish...
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The Garden Terrace, the open roof outlet of the Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem, overlooking the city’s skyline, is now open for summer, together with Hilton...

Dr. Miriam Adelson Receives Honorary Doctorate in Israel

Dr. Miriam Adelson, the distinguished physician, scientist, and philanthropist who was awarded the 2018 Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Donald Trump, has now...

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