Richard Grenell, Strong Friend of Israel in Berlin

U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell grew up near Grand Rapids, Mich., looking up to Israel daily — literally. Even until today, a special sign hangs over his mother’s...

Jewish humanitarian groups step in, or try to, as crises unfold in Haiti and...

(JTA) — Two major humanitarian crises are eliciting the involvement of Jewish aid organizations, although it is unclear whether much can be done from afar to support Afghans now...

150 House Democrats Sign Letter Backing Reentry into Iran Deal

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — A letter backing President-elect Joe Biden’s plan to reenter the Iran nuclear deal without any new conditions has garnered 150 signatures from House Democrats —...

70,000 Hindus in India rally for Israel under Hindu Samhati

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Bringing Qatar Into The Fold

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Bahrain Celebrates First Bar Mitzvah In 16 Years

The Association of Gulf Jewish Communities (AGJC), the people-to-people network of Jewish communities from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries that are developing Jewish life in the region, facilitated...

Trump Unveils Mideast Peace Plan

(JTA) — As part of President Donald Trump’s proposed plan for Middle East peace unveiled Tuesday, Israel says it will “apply its laws” to the Jordan Valley and Israeli...

Assassins Kill Father of Iran’s Nuclear Program

BY RON KAMPEAS (JTA) — Assassins shot to death Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, the nuclear scientist that western intelligence agencies believe to be behind Iran’s nuclear weapons program. The assassination came two years after...

Jews In 6 Gulf Nations Form First Association To Enhance Regional Jewish Life

As Jewish life continues to flourish and grow in the Gulf, the local Jewish communities of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates have come...

Russia Ousts United States Agency for International Development, For Undermining Russia’s Sovereignty

Russia has ousted the United States Agency for International Development, claiming that the aid agency has undermined Russia's sovereignty, the U.S. State Department said. "We have recently received a decision...
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