Nauert at State Department Furthered Trump’s Pro-Israel Platform

President Donald Trump nominated State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert on Friday as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, replacing Nikki Haley, who is stepping down at the end of...

Trump Picks Fox’s Nauert as New UN Ambassador

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Heather Nauert, who as State Department spokeswoman likened the U.S.-Israel relationship to her friendship with a junior high school pal, will be nominated to succeed Nikki...

US, Foreign Leaders Attend Bush Funeral, Remember Era of Civility

The funeral of President George H.W. Bush was held Wednesday, with U.S. and foreign dignitaries gathered to commemorate the life of a World War II hero, Cold War veteran and former...

NYPD Arrests Man in Suspected Antisemitic Attack

Leaders of the Orthodox Jewish community in Brooklyn on Wednesday welcomed the arrest by New York City police of a 32-year-old man who violently assaulted a Hasidic Jew in the...

Schumer: Support for U.S.-Israel Relationship Eroding Among Young People

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) warned on Sunday that support for the alliance between the United States and Israel is waning among younger people. “We need a campaign aimed...

Bet El Fundraiser Has Plenty of Love for Trump to Go Around

NEW YORK (JTA) — Praise for President Donald Trump and boos for Rep. Nancy Pelosi marked a fundraiser here for Bet El, a religious Jewish settlement in the West...

Arnold’s Bread Manufacturer Drops the OU

Bimbo Bakeries USA, which owns many of the nationally distributed bread and bun brands in the United States, including Arnold’s, Thomas’, Sara Lee, Stroehmann, Freihofer’s and Entenmann’s, has decided...

Driver in LA Ramming Attempt to Undergo Mental Competency Hearing

(JTA) — Criminal proceedings against the driver who allegedly attempted to run over two people outside a Los Angeles synagogue have been suspended over the suspect’s mental competency. Mohamed Abdi Mohamed, 32,...

Brooklyn Rabbi Addresses Growing Concern About Antisemitic Violence

Orthodox Jews in Brooklyn are increasingly concerned about walking the streets following the latest assault on a Jewish man in Williamsburg this past Shabbat, a prominent leader of the community told The Algemeiner...

Jewish Organizations Remember President George H.W. Bush

War hero. Congressman. U.N. Ambassador. Director of Central Intelligence. Vice President. Former President George H.W. Bush died on Nov. 30 at the age of 94. At the time of his...
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Ayelet Shaked to Head New Right Party

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel’s former justice minister Ayelet Shaked is head of the New Right party, replacing Naftali Bennett, the former education...

Netflix Picks Up Rights to 2019, 2020 Eurovision Broadcasts

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — The 2019 Eurovision Song Contest, which took place in Tel Aviv in May, can be seen on Netflix. Netflix picked up...

Ron Dermer to Leave Ambassador Post at End of September

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel’s Ambassador to the United States, Ron Dermer, will complete his tenure in Washington D.C .at the end of...

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