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Le Pen backtracks on dual citizenship restrictions

02/23/2017 8:45 AM Updated: 2 months ago

Marine Le Pen, the leader of France’s far-right National Front party and a leading presidential candidate in this year’s election, backed away from a suggestion earlier


Israeli official blames Obama administration for 2016 peace plan failure, contradicting earlier reports

02/22/2017 2:52 PM

The Obama administration was the culprit behind the failure of a regional peace agreement, according to a senior Israeli official Tuesday. The official claimed the proposal


Former Gitmo detainee, compensated by UK government, dies in ISIS attack

02/22/2017 1:34 PM

The life of Jamal al-Harith is being puzzled over today. Originally from Britain, he ended-up in Guantanamo Bay but was compensated with £1 million from the U.K.


As critics sound off, Netanyahu praises Trump for condemning anti-Semitism

02/22/2017 11:03 AM Updated: 2 months ago

While some criticized President Donald Trump for taking his time to condemn a spike of anti-Semitic incidents in the U.S., he did find one defender Wednesday in


(Video) Marine Le Pen cancels meeting with Muslim cleric after refusing to wear headscarf

02/21/2017 6:00 PM

Classmates, teachers from Jared Kushner’s yeshiva appeal to his conscience in letter (updated)

02/21/2017 5:16 PM Updated: 2 months ago

Former students and faculty from the Frisch School, a yeshiva high school in Paramus, N.J, are imploring White House adviser Jared Kusher to use his political influence


Jordan and Egypt warn against one-state solution

02/21/2017 4:36 PM Updated: 2 months ago

The leaders of Egypt and Jordan declared that a two-state solution is “the only solution for ending the conflict” between Palestinians and Israelis, troubling the possibility


Israel passes amedment protecting settlers against discrimination

02/21/2017 3:30 PM

Israel received censure from most of the world earlier this month after its passage of the “Regularization Bill,” which retroactively legalized settlements built on privately-owned Palestinian


Jewish leaders meet with Lithuanian Ambassador to preserve threatened ancient cemetery

02/21/2017 2:30 PM Updated: 2 months ago

A delegation of American Jewish leaders met last week with Lithuanian Ambassador to the United States Rolandas Kriščiūnas in an effort to forestall planned development in


Catholic Church joins Jewish community to explore mysterious menorah’s fate

02/21/2017 1:32 PM Updated: 2 months ago

Putting aside centuries of enmity, Rome’s Jewish community and the Vatican are teaming up for an exhibit on the mysterious fate of the menorah looted from


Elor Azaria sentenced to 18 months and ‘demotion of rank’

02/21/2017 11:12 AM

  Elor Azaria, the IDF army medic convicted of manslaughter for killing a wounded Palestinian attacker last year, received an 18-month prison sentence Tuesday, in addition


Netanyahu rejected John Kerry peace proposal in secret 2016 meeting

02/20/2017 3:07 PM

The Israel-Palestinian conflict could have been resolved last year, when then-U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry offered Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu a regional peace plan involving


How bad was Mike Pence’s Europe trip?

02/20/2017 1:30 PM Updated: 2 months ago

Vice President Mike Pence attended the Munich Security Conference over the weekend, and the trip could have gone better, at least according to Politico, who headlined their story


(Video) Watch the Fox video that got Trump talking about Sweden

02/20/2017 12:33 PM Updated: 2 months ago

Mike Pence lays memorial wreath at Dachau, refers to Jews as victims of Holocaust

02/20/2017 11:57 AM

Vice President Mike Pence, along with his wife, Karen, and 23-year-old daughter Charlotte, visited the site of the Dachau concentration camp in Germany Sunday. Pence’s visit


Israel orders demolition of Bedouin village in West Bank’s pivotal E1 area

02/20/2017 10:49 AM

Israel ordered dozens of demolition orders Sunday for an entire Bedouin village in the West Bank’s Area C, a rare move for the IDF. The village,


Lithuanian nationalists march through Holocaust sites with Pepe-Nazi banners

02/19/2017 10:03 AM Updated: 2 months ago

Pepe the Frog, the internet meme which has become the unofficial mascot of the “alt-right” movement, made an appearance Thursday on the banners of Lithuanian ultra-nationalists.


Israel: the week in review

02/18/2017 5:51 PM Updated: 2 months ago

News in Israel this week once again revolved around the seemingly never-ending issues of settlement construction, dwindling hopes for a two-state solution, and controversial ambassador to


Netanyahu talks settlement ‘mechanism’ with Pence

02/17/2017 11:03 AM Updated: 2 months ago

In addition to his joint conference Wednesday with President Donald Trump, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu held a less publicized meeting with VP Mike Pence the following


Israeli ambassador to Moscow criticizes Russia for blocking anti-Semitism definition

02/16/2017 6:10 PM

Gary Koren, Israel’s ambassador to Russia, criticized Moscow Thursday for obstructing the adoption of an international definition of anti-Semitism. According to Jewish Telegraphic Agency, the definition