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No mere Middle East peacebroker, Kushner goes to Canada to talk trade

01/23/2017 6:19 PM

Jared Kushner, senior adviser to his father-in-law, President Donald Trump, will be traveling Tuesday to Canada to discuss trade with the cabinet of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Reuters reports.


In final hours in White House, Obama sends $221 million to Palestinian Authority

01/23/2017 5:41 PM

As one of his final acts in the White House, President Barack Obama sent $221 million in aid to the Palestinian Authority, AP reports. The money


(Video) Why did Trump invite Bibi to the White House?

01/23/2017 4:33 PM Updated: 19 hours ago

Rabbi Marvin Hier receives anti-Semitic backlash for inauguration prayer

01/23/2017 3:33 PM Updated: 20 hours ago

Following an inauguration prayer beseeching the Almighty for Donald Trump’s success as president, Rabbi Marvin Hier was bombarded on social media with anti-Semitic messages, according to


At first press briefing, Trump Press Secretary mutes Embassy expectations

01/23/2017 3:10 PM Updated: 20 hours ago

Sean Spicer, President Donald Trump’s Press Secretary, gave his first briefing today and addressed three separate questions about Trump’s campaign promise to move the U.S. Embassy


Jewish Breitbart writer added to White House staff

01/23/2017 2:33 PM Updated: 21 hours ago

Julia Hahn is set to join Avi Berkowitz and Boris Epshteyn as recent Jewish appointments to the White House, Alex Isenstadt at Politico reports. Whereas Berkowitz and Epshteyn


Measles outbreak strikes L.A. Orthodox community

01/23/2017 2:03 PM Updated: 21 hours ago

  The Los Angeles Jewish community appears to have fallen victim to an outbreak of measles, the Los Angeles Times reported Saturday. The news outlet said


Rubio backs Tillerson, ensuring confirmation

01/23/2017 1:03 PM Updated: 22 hours ago

Sen. Marco Rubio announced Monday that he would back President Donald Trump’s choice for secretary of State, Rex Tillerson. During Tillerson’s confirmation hearing, Rubio served the


Trump talks Iran, settlements with Netanyahu in “very warm” chat

01/23/2017 9:16 AM Updated: 1 day ago

Jerusalem (AFP) – US President Donald Trump discussed Iran with Benjamin Netanyahu and invited the Israeli prime minister to visit the White House early next month.


Trump, Netanyahu to speak as Israel moves on settlements

01/22/2017 11:03 AM Updated: 2 days ago

Jerusalem (AFP) – US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will speak Sunday for the first time since his inauguration, with Israel already taking


Watch Richard Spencer deny he’s a neo-Nazi, then get punched in the face

01/21/2017 5:03 PM Updated: 2 days ago

Richard Spencer is the coiner of the term “alt-right,” which many believe is just a kinder term for “neo-Nazi.” Indeed, the much-discussed Nazi march on Whitefish,


Netanyahu seeks ‘stronger than ever’ ties with Trump

01/20/2017 1:04 PM Updated: 3 days ago

  Jerusalem (AFP) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday he wants relations with the United States to be “stronger than ever” after Donald


Read and find out all the sources of Rabbi Hier’s inaugural prayer

01/20/2017 12:43 PM Updated: 3 days ago

Immediately after Donald Trump gave his first speech as president of the United States, Rabbi Marvin Hier addressed the crowd with an inaugural prayer, interlacing quotes


Netanyahu briefed on violent scenarios if U.S. embassy is relocated

01/20/2017 11:33 AM Updated: 4 days ago

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been briefed by Shin Bet, the army, and police on the possibility of violence breaking out in the event of


Iranian Foreign Minister warns Trump “will be surprised” if he tears up nuclear agreement

01/20/2017 11:03 AM Updated: 4 days ago

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif warned Wednesday that President-Elect Donald Trump “will be surprised” if he annuls the Obama administration’s nuclear deal with Iran. Speaking at


Watch Donald Trump’s inauguration as it happens

01/20/2017 10:25 AM

George Soros, after losing $1 billion on Trump win, predicts ‘would-be-dictator’ will soon fail

01/20/2017 9:03 AM Updated: 4 days ago

Davos (Switzerland) (AFP) – Billionaire George Soros on Thursday delivered a scathing assessment of Donald Trump, calling the US President-elect a “would-be-dictator” who is “going to


Watch the inauguration concert live

01/19/2017 4:35 PM Updated: 4 days ago

Rabbis weigh-in on how Ivanka and Jared will celebrate the inauguration AND Shabbat

01/19/2017 3:05 PM Updated: 4 days ago

Donald Trump will be inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States tomorrow. Unlike Election Day, which always falls on a Tuesday, Inauguration Day is


Obama warned Trump that relocating embassy could be “explosive”

01/19/2017 12:48 PM

Relocating the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem has been a campaign pledge of several U.S. presidents, including George W. Bush and Bill