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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


Amsterdam residents demand removal of plaque honoring Holocaust victim

04/03/2017 5:33 PM

A plaque in Amsterdam honoring Holocaust victim Joachim Elte has been dislodged and relocated after two residents complained, Haaretz reported Monday. dit verzin je niet: bakstenen


Temple Mount Sifting Project may shut down after 12 years due to lack of funding

04/03/2017 3:16 PM

Israel’s Temple Mount Sifting Project, which seeks to unearth artifacts connected to the Temple Mount, may be “on the verge of closure” due to a halt


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,


In newly discovered telegram, Himmler wishes Grand Mufti of Jerusalem success against “Jewish invaders”

04/02/2017 8:03 AM Updated: 3 weeks ago

Heinrich Himmler, one of the main architects of the Holocaust, may have had closer ties with the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem Hajj Amin al-Husseini than previously


Israel’s High Court rejects attempt by Sephardic Chief Rabbi to annul divorce

03/31/2017 2:31 PM

Israel’s High Court of Justice blocked an attempt by Sephardic Chief Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef Thursday to annul the divorce of a woman married to a comatose


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


JCC bomb threats suspect Michael Kaydar ordered to stay behind bars for another week

03/30/2017 1:46 PM

The actions of Michael Kaydar, the 19-year-old Israeli-American accused of making over 100 bomb threats in the U.S., are the result of a malignant brain tumor


In Jordan, Arab League reaffirms commitment to 2002 Arab Peace Initiative

03/30/2017 12:57 PM

Members of the Arab League signaled to President Donald Trump Wednesday that they are open to working with him in brokering a peace deal in the


“I have broken no rule,” ex-London mayor and Labor MP says over anti-Semitism accusations

03/29/2017 6:23 PM

Ken Livingstone, the former mayor of London and a member of Britain’s Labor Party, defended himself against accusations of anti-Semitism Tuesday ahead of a Labor Party


One of world’s largest ad agencies changes name for 100 days in honor of Jewish founders

03/29/2017 5:38 PM

The London office of Grey Global Group, one of the world’s largest advertising agencies, has temporarily changed its name to Valenstein and Fatt, in honor of


“I do not like kikes,” Ukrainian MP and ex-Russian prisoner declares

03/29/2017 1:54 PM Updated: 3 weeks ago

Nadiya Savchenko, a Ukrainian legislator, ex-fighter pilot, and ex-prisoner of Russia, promoted anti-Semitic conspiracy theories in an interview Saturday with a Ukrainian television station. “I have


Trump Middle East Envoy Jason Greenblatt meets with Abbas for 2nd time

03/29/2017 10:15 AM

Trump Middle East Envoy Jason Greeenblatt met in Jordan Tuesday with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas as a “follow-up” to their meeting earlier this month. Had


Image of Smurfette removed from Bnei Brak posters

03/28/2017 6:30 PM

Posters of the upcoming Smurfs movie featuring the female character Smurfette have been censored from posters in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community of Bnei Brak. According to


New study shows mice, human relationship goes back 15,000 years

03/28/2017 4:19 PM

While dogs may be man’s first domesticated companion, humans and another, far different species also go back a surprisingly long way. According to a study Monday


Passport signed by Holocaust hero Raoul Wallenberg to be auctioned off

03/28/2017 3:28 PM

The fate of Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish diplomat who saved tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews during the Holocaust, has long been veiled in mystery. According


Temple Mount activist Yehuda Glick seeks removal of Knesset members ban

03/28/2017 12:23 PM

Likud MK and Temple Mount activist Rabbi Yehuda Glick petitioned Israel’s High Court Tuesday to force the government to allow MKs to visit the Temple Mount.


“Days of Israel bashing are over,” U.N. ambassador Haley declares

03/28/2017 10:44 AM

Speaking at the annual AIPAC policy conference Monday, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley delivered an unapologetic defense of Israel. “The days of Israel-bashing are


Netherlands to host pro-Hamas conference

03/28/2017 10:01 AM Updated: 4 weeks ago

The mayor of the second-largest city in the Netherlands is refusing to block a conference by a pro-Hamas group, despite warnings by Dutch Jewish leaders and