(JNS) The Ohio Senate unanimously passed a bill on December 9th that would create the Holocaust and Genocide Memorial and Education Commission.
(Land Rover USA Newsroom)– Land Rover North America and U.S. Ski & Snowboard today announced that Land Rover is the new Official Vehicle Partner of the Olympic National Governing Body (NGB) of ski and snowboard sports in the USA. The multi-year partnership also names Land Rover as the ti…
(JTA) — Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire who died this week and was a major funder of pro-Israel causes, will get the distinct honor of a Mount of Olives burial.
(JNS)- The Fitch agency has affirmed Israel’s “A+” credit rating, giving the local economy a stable outlook despite the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic.
(JNS)- As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s Tel Aviv Samsung Marathon is going both digital and global, and will be taking place wherever its participants choose, via a specialized app. This app will allow them to run a local course designed especially for them according to the …
(JNS)-Israeli Education Minister Yoav Gallant on January 17th issued an order to ban groups that slander the Israeli Defense Forces and call Israel an “apartheid state” from giving talks in schools.
(JNS) The Israeli government on January 17th approved plans to build seven hundred and eighty new homes in Judea and Samaria, drawing criticism from the European Union, according to Reuters.
(JNS) New Hope Party leader Gideon Sa’ar has hired four of the founders of the Lincoln Project to serve as his advisers ahead of Israel’s March 23 elections, a campaign official confirmed on January 17th.
(JNS) A major renovation project will transform the Kfar Silver Youth Village in Israel after World ORT secured a substantial investment from one of British Jewry’s leading philanthropic foundations.
(JNS) The grassroots Jewish civil-rights movement End Jew Hatred protested outside the California home of Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on January 11th, blaring audio recordings of Holocaust-denying tweets that have not been removed from Twitter.
(JTA) — Aaron Mostofsky, an Orthodox Jewish man who participated in the Capitol mob last week wearing fur pelts and a bulletproof vest, was arrested by the FBI at his home in Brooklyn January 12th.
(JTA) — Following other conservative pundits, Glenn Beck compared social media’s restrictions against disinformation and incitement to the Holocaust.
(JTA) — A Republican politician in the New York City borough of Staten Island has apologized for yelling “Heil Hitler” during an on-camera tirade at a protest last month.
(JTA) — A Moroccan institution has with official government backing signed an agreement with the U.S. State Department to combat anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism, the second such agreement in the Arab Middle East.
(JTA) — At the opening of his trial in Nuremberg, Julius Streicher made several uncharacteristically friendly statements about Jews — a people he had devoted his professional life to demonize.
(JTA) — “Zoom bombers” in Italy crashed the online launch of a book about the Holocaust and shouted anti-Semitic abuse, including “Jews, we’ll burn you in ovens.”
(JTA) — Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire casino magnate whose philanthropy had an unparalleled influence on American and Israeli politics and Jewish causes, has died at 87.
(JNS) A stone bearing a Greek inscription from the end of the Byzantine period was discovered last weekend in the Nitzana National Park in the Negev, the Israel Antiquities Authority announced on January 6th.
(JNS) Greece has approved Israel’s bid for a 20-year, one point sixty eight billion dollar defense contract for the establishment of a flight school for the Hellenic Air Force, Israel’s Defense Ministry announced on January 4th. The defense procurement agreement, the signing of which now dep…
(JTA) — A popular British children’s author omitted “The Merchant of Venice” from his adaptation of William Shakespeare plays for young audiences.
(JTA) — Two kosher restaurants in the city of Strasbourg, France said they had been were declined service by at least one delivery man, who allegedly said he does not want to serve Jews.
(JNS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday gave the order to advance construction on hundreds of housing units in Judea and Samaria, according to a statement from his office.
(JNS) An attempted terror attack at the Gush Etzion Junction southwest of Jerusalem was thwarted on January 5th when a knife-wielding assailant was shot dead by a civilian on the scene, according to the Israeli military. No other casualties were reported.
(JNS)- An analysis of Israeli rabbinical-court activity in 2020 finds that despite increased tensions due to coronavirus-spurred nationwide lockdowns and other restrictions, the Jewish state saw a slight decrease in divorces and family disputes last year.
(JNS) The 41st and final Nefesh B’Nefesh group flight of 2020 landed at Ben-Gurion International Airport on Dec. 30 with forty eight new immigrants joining the three thousand one hundred and sixty eight individuals who made aliyah from North America in the last year since the start of the co…
(JNS) Israeli President Reuven Rivlin was on hand at the Barzilai Medical Center in Ashkelon on January 5th to meet with the first person to receive Israel’s BriLife COVID-19 vaccine as part of its expanded phase II trial.
(JTA) — The Anti-Defamation League became the first major mainstream Jewish organization to call for Donald Trump’s removal from the presidency for his role in instigating an armed insurrection at the Capitol.
(JNS) An Israeli journalist was harassed by a protester supporting U.S. President Donald Trump outside the U.S. Capitol on January 5th as a mob surrounded the building—with some breaking into it—seeking to prevent Congress from tallying U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s win.
(JTA) — In an impassioned video, Arnold Schwarzenegger said the deadly mob violence in the U.S. Capitol last week recalled Kristallnacht, the Nazi attack on Jews that is considered the beginning of the Holocaust.
(JTA) — The man who stormed the U.S. Capitol wearing an anti-Semitic sweatshirt reading “Camp Auschwitz” has been identified as a 56-year-old Virginia man named Robert Keith Packer.
(JNS) Reversing course, Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Christopher Miller has ordered a U.S. aircraft carrier to remain in the Middle East due to Iranian threats against U.S. President Donald Trump and other U.S. government officials.
(JTA) — In a statement January 7th condemning the rioting at the U.S. Capitol by a pro-Trump mob, the Republican Jewish Coalition recognized Joe Biden as president-elect 13 days before his inauguration.
(JNS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on January 7th issued a strong condemnation of the attack on the U.S. Capitol ,calling it a “disgraceful act.”
(JTA) — A Confederate flag was found tied to the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in New York City on January 8th.
(JTA) — President-elect Joe Biden cited anti-Semitic expressions by rioters in the U.S. Capitol this week in saying that his Justice Department should prosecute them.
(JTA/JNS) — Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel made the news January 6th morning when Raphael Warnock, the Democrat who won one of two Georgia Senate elections January 5th, invoked the rabbi during an interview on CNN.