November 12, 2018

JTA

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft said he was “deeply disappointed” by President Donald Trump’s clash with NFL players.
Jewish leaders congratulated Angela Merkel on her election as German chancellor, while decrying the rise of Germany’s newest right-wing populist party.
Trump and Netanyahu both cast Iran as a rogue nation and said the 2015 nuclear deal trading sanctions relief for a rollback in Iran’s nuclear program.
Israel will send a search and rescue team to Mexico in the wake of a severe earthquake — the second to hit the North American nation in two weeks.
Puerto Rico’s three synagogues closed for Rosh Hashanah as Hurricane Maria pummeled the island. The synagogues canceled Wednesday evening services.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the Iran nuclear deal must be amended or canceled, but suggested that scrapping the deal may be preferable.
The Israeli government said it would amend adoption law in the country to give same-sex couples equal rights.
I didn't grow up with tzimmes, so the idea of stewed, mushy vegetables with dried fruit has never much appealed to me.
President Donald Trump told the U.N. General Assembly that the United States cannot “abide” the Iran nuclear deal as it stands.
The family of singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen has announced a benefit concert in Montreal to mark the first anniversary of his death.
Per White House tradition, President Donald Trump released a greeting Monday ahead of the Jewish High Holidays which start Wednesday night.
The United States opened its first official military base on Israeli soil. The base started operating Monday following a ceremony at the end of last week.
The board of New York’s Center for Jewish History is defending recently installed executive director over calls from right-wing groups for his dismissal.
The 2017 Emmy Awards presentation, which is being hailed as a historic night for diversity in Hollywood, honored some Jewish talent.
After Police surrounded the Central Reform Congregation a trending Twitter hashtag called on the police to #GasTheSynagogue.
The Israeli consulate in New York City was evacuated after receiving a threatening letter.
Israel’s intelligence community opposes the drastic changes sought by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, report says.
An underground train in London was hit with a detonated device in an apparent terrorist attack. At least 22 people were injured.
A news site was able to target ads at Facebook users who expressed interest in “Jew hater,” “how to burn Jews” or “History of ‘why jews ruin the world.’”
President Donald Trump waived nuclear sanctions on Iran in compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal he reviles, but warned that he could take dramatic action.
President Donald Trump once again said both sides — white supremacists and opposition — were responsible for the deadly violence in Charlottesville.
A team of forensic analysts has determined Alberto Nisman was murdered and did not commit suicide, Argentinean media is reporting.
An animal rights group filed a lawsuit against two SoCal police departments for not enforcing animal cruelty laws by halting Yom Kippur kapparot ritual.
President Donald Trump will “absolutely” sign a congressional resolution that “rejects white nationalism, white supremacy and neo-Nazism as hateful.”
A Palestinian teenager was shot and wounded while attempting to stab Israeli soldiers near Hebron in the fourth attack in the area in the past seven days.
Some lawyers for President Donald Trump recommended that Jared Kushner step down as senior White House adviser over the Russia scandal.
A Palestinian teen was arrested near the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron after he was found to be concealing a knife.
Last year, in a fit of desperation and loneliness, I booked tickets for a five-day trip to Israel for Rosh Hashanah. I didn't tell my friends I was coming.
UC Berkeley is gearing up for a visit by conservative political commentator Ben Shapiro by tightening campus security and offering counseling services.
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