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President Trump to host White House seder after all

04/10/2017 11:23 AM

Last week, JP Updates reported that President Donald Trump may be discontinuing the tradition begun by former President Barack Obama of hosting a Passover seder at


For mysterious reason, Russia just became first country to recognize West Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

04/07/2017 11:32 AM

Russia became the first country in the world Thursday to recognize West Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. “We reaffirm our commitment to the UN-approved principles for a


Israeli leaders praise Syria strike, but Putin and alt-right are not pleased

04/07/2017 10:33 AM

  The U.S. airstrike Thursday night on an airfield controlled by Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad has been greeted with praise by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF),

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National Roundup 04-06: Amid Controversy and Concerns, BMG Postpones Lakewood Shopping Village Application; Billionaire J.B. Pritzker Announces Run for Illinois Gov.

04/06/2017 8:16 PM Updated: 2 weeks ago

NJ Transit Demands Amtrak Take ‘Corrective Actions Now’ in Wake of Derailment: At a hastily called press conference in Newark, NJ Transit Executive Director Steve Santoro


Trump may end White House seder tradition started by Obama

04/06/2017 7:52 PM

The young tradition of hosting a Passover seder in the White House may be discontinued under the Trump administration, if this year is anything to go


As controversy swirls in U.S., Ivanka Trump adored in China

04/06/2017 1:02 PM Updated: 2 weeks ago

Despite controversy in the U.S. over nepotism and possible conflicts of interest, first daughter Ivanka Trump has become a celebrated figure in China for her “elegant


Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner renting property from businessman suing U.S. government

04/05/2017 7:02 PM Updated: 2 weeks ago

First daughter Ivanka Trump and first son-in-law Jared Kushner are paying $15,000 rent a month for their mansion in the Washington D.C. neighborhood of Kalorama, which


(Video) Jimmy Kimmel has one wild theory for why Trump sent Jared to Iraq

04/05/2017 3:12 PM Updated: 2 weeks ago

Trump chief counter-terrorism adviser Gorka supported anti-Semitic group

04/04/2017 1:44 PM

Before he was the Trump administration’s chief counter-terrorism adviser, Dr. Sebastian Gorka supported a radical, anti-Semitic paramilitary group in Hungary. According to a Forward report Monday,


Sisi flatters Trump’s deal-making in Israel-Palestinian conflict

04/04/2017 12:13 PM

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi voiced confidence Monday in President Donald Trump’s ability to resolve the Israel-Palestinian conflict. “You, Mr. President, can find a solution,” Sissi told

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National Roundup 04-03: Gritty New Jersey a Source of Wealth for Jared Kushner; Duckworth Says Neil Gorsuch Refused To Meet With Her

04/03/2017 6:45 PM Updated: 2 weeks ago

The following is a round-up of national news from several major states across the country that will be featured on our site on a daily basis:


NYC politicians take part in UJO of Williamsburg Passover food drive

04/03/2017 4:50 PM Updated: 2 weeks ago

The United Jewish Organizations of Williamsburg, an organization offering help to local needy families, partnered with the Met Council Monday to help distribute boxes of Kedem


Netanyahu agrees to curb settlement construction as goodwill gesture to Palestinians, Trump

04/03/2017 12:11 PM

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced at his security cabinet meeting last week that he will be curbing settlement construction, in accordance with the Trump administration’s request that


Mother of JCC bombing suspect blames tumor, autism for son’s actions

04/03/2017 10:37 AM

The mother of the 19-year-old American-Israeli arrested for allegedly making dozens of JCC bomb threats broke her silence over the weekend. “My son is not a criminal,


Former New York Observer editor-in-chief suggests Jared Kushner unfit for government

03/31/2017 1:05 PM Updated: 3 weeks ago

The future of the Office of American Innovation, created specifically for first son-in-law Jared Kushner, looks bleak if it is run anything like the New York


NYC changes tack on controversial metzizah b’peh circumcision ritual

03/31/2017 10:29 AM Updated: 3 weeks ago

New York City’s health commissioner announced this week a new approach to metzizah b’peh, the controversial and relatively rare practice of oral suction during circumcisions, which has been


Youngest person ever to run for Congress becomes target of online anti-Semitism

03/30/2017 6:17 PM Updated: 3 weeks ago

Erin Schrode, a Jewish entrepreneur and activist who in 2016 campaigned to be the youngest person ever elected to Congress, found herself the target of anti-Semitic


Fliers in Scottsdale, Arizona claim Jews are behind anti-Semitic hoaxes

03/30/2017 4:03 PM Updated: 3 weeks ago

The arrest of the 19-year-old American-Israeli suspect behind scores of Jewish Community Center bomb threats appears to have triggered an anti-Semitic backlash. Fliers dropped in Scottsdale,


Trump Mid East envoy Jason Greenblatt receives blessing from esteemed Israeli rabbi

03/30/2017 3:01 PM

To say that President Trump Mid-East envoy Jason Greenblatt’s past two weeks have been hectic would be an understatement. On Wednesday, the former Trump Organization chief


(Video) “How is this not nepotism?” CNN correspondent defends Ivanka job

03/30/2017 2:03 PM Updated: 3 weeks ago