WASHINGTON (JTA) — It’s “possible” that the United States will not remain in the Iran nuclear deal, President Donald Trump said. “I believe they have broken the spirit of the agreement,” Trump told The Associated Press. “There is a spirit to agreements, and they have broken it.” Asked by the AP whether that meant the […]
WASHINGTON (JTA) — Bernie Sanders said it was “imperative” to elect Jon Ossoff congressman from Atlanta’s suburbs, pushing back against the perception that Sanders was unenthusiastic about what is seen as a critical election targeting the policies of President Donald Trump. “Let me be very clear,” Sen. Sanders, I-Vt., said Friday in a rare email […]
President Donald Trump delivering a statement on Syria from his Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Fla., April 6, 2017. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images) (JTA) — President Donald Trump described how “six million Jews had been brutally slaughtered,” in a proclamation marking the week-long Days of Remembrance of Victims of the Holocaust. The White House released the […]
Steve Bannon attending a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House where Neil Gorsuch was administered the judicial oath, April 10, 2017. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) (JTA) — The New Yorker’s Connie Bruck has written perhaps the deepest dive into what forces shaped Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump’s top strategic adviser. We already know […]
Howard Lorber, president of the Vector Group, speaking at a ceremony in New York City, April 14, 2016. (Daniel Zuchnik/Getty Images for 160 Leroy) (JTA) — President Donald Trump reportedly is tapping Howard Lorber, a businessman and longtime friend, to serve as chairman of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council’s governing board. Lorber, the president and CEO of the […]
Austin Smith, a co-founder of Wealth Recovery International, speaking at its office in Tel Aviv, Feb. 22, 2017. (Andrew Tobin) TEL AVIV (JTA) — They were part of the problem. Now they are spearheading a solution. A Tel Aviv-based startup run by young American Jewish immigrants to Israel, or olim, has taken on the largely fraudulent […]
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel signed a deal with China to bring in 6,000 construction workers after agreeing they would not work in West Bank settlements or eastern Jerusalem. Israel’s housing minister, Yoav Galant, and the Chinese vice minister of commerce, Fu Ziying, signed the agreement on Sunday in Jerusalem. Israel’s Foreign Ministry said Sunday that […]
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Americans for Peace Now has canceled its annual trip to Israel over the country’s new anti-boycott law. The law passed last month by the Israeli Knesset bars entry to foreigners who publicly call for boycotting the Jewish state or its settlements. Americans for Peace Now is concerned that trip participants could be stopped at Ben […]
(JTA) — Much ink has been spilled on Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner’s experience, their effect on the president, even their personalities — but none of us actually know all that much about them. Well, that’s John Oliver’s take on President Trump’s two key advisers at least. The comedian spent most of his HBO show […]
(JTA) — Holocaust survivors praised the termination of Allianz’s sponsorship of an annual Florida golf tournament. Survivors, who say the international insurance company still owes an estimated $2 billion in unpaid claims to them, have been protesting the annual PGA seniors tournament held in Boca Raton since 2011. Allianz has sponsored the tournament for the past 11 years. […]
Dozens of artists call on Radiohead to cancel July 19 concert in Tel Aviv.
State Department documents indicate administration is cutting foreign aid across the world, but plans to increase aid to PA.
UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova promises to defend the rightful links of all three monotheistic religions to Jerusalem.
President Reuven Rivlin accuses French far-right presidential candidate of a new, dangerous form of Holocaust denial.
Ivanka Trump calls on world leaders to pledge that another Holocaust will never again happen.
Fatah leader calls on world leaders to support the demands of hunger striking terrorists.
Officials tell Arutz Sheva ultimatum to German Foreign Minister meant to clarify Israel’s red lines.
Marine Le Pen steps aside as leader of National Front in order to appeal to wider audience.
Trump issues special statement on Holocaust Remembrance Day.
French ambassador declares at Holocaust memorial ceremony ‘France cooperated in this nefarious madness, and we will fight Holocaust denial.’keep looking »