Saturday, May 25, 2024

Jewish

Jewish Republicans Come To Praise Trump, But Also How To Sell Him To Other Jews

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WASHINGTON (JTA) — When Jewish Republicans met online this weekend to talk about the best way to defeat Joe Biden, the conversation kept sliding back to a question that has beset t...

Local Jewish Leaders: ‘Jews Should No Longer Stay In Germany’, Anti-Semitism Getting Worse

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BERLIN (JNS) - “It wasn’t the wooden door that saved us, it was God,” Max Privorozki, the head of the small Jewish community in Halle, Germany, told me as he opened the door still ...

Yom Kippur Synagogue Attacker Goes On Trial In Germany

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MAGDEBURG, Germany (AP) — A German man went on trial Tuesday for a Yom Kippur attack on a synagogue that is considered one of the worst anti-Semitic assaults in the country's post-...

Madonna Instagram Post Of Louis Farrakhan Video Racks Up 700,000 Views

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NEW YORK (JTA) - In the past few weeks, several celebrities have faced a backlash for sharing statements from Louis Farrakhan. But one star seems to have escaped notice: Madonna...

Amar’e Stoudemire Offers To Bridge The Gap Between Blacks And Jews

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JERUSALEM (JTA) — Former NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire said there is a “lack of leadership” in the Black community that has led to expressions of anti-Semitism, and he has offered...

Man Who Robbed 4 Teens At Baltimore Mall And Called Them ‘Dirty Jews’ Arrested

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BALTIMORE (JTA) - A 34-year-old man was arrested in the robbery of four Jewish teens outside a Baltimore mall. The teens said the knife-wielding attacker targeted them for their re...

98-Year-Old Gaon Was Infected In Shul By A Person Who Allegedly Knew He Was Sick

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — One of Jerusalem's most erudite Geonim, Rav Shmuel Ashkenazi, died on Shabbat from COVID-19. Ashkenazi was a prolific author with encyclopedic knowledge who o...

Rabbi Asher Weiss Receives A Heartwrenching Question

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Rabbi Asher Weiss, the head of the Darkei Torah institutions, discussed a heartwrenching question he received from a person who had been sick with coronavirus...

Opinion: Wake Up Belz, It’s Corona

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An Op-Ed JERUSALEM  — The recent closure imposed on the Romema neighborhood in Jerusalem was not just because of the spiraling levels of coronavirus in the region, as, unfortuna...
MK Moshe Gafni (Photo credit: Miriam Alster/Flash90)

‘Netanyahu, The Fourth And Fifth Child Are Also Hungry’

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The Israeli government's plan to provide a flat grant to every family in Israel has come under severe criticism in recent days, as economists claimed that the...

Police Search For Florida Man Connected To Vandalism At Two Reform Synagogues

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SARASOTA, FL (JNS) - The County Sheriff’s Department in Sarasota, Fla., is searching for a man who spray-painted swastikas and other graffiti onto two local synagogues, causing “t...

In Significant Meetings With Jewish Leaders, Argentina’s President Alberto Fernandez Condemns The Amia Bombing

BUENOS AIRES (JTA) — In the days before the 26th anniversary of the Buenos Aires AMIA Jewish center bombing that killed 85 in 1994, Argentina’s President Alberto Fernandez has conv...

Zach Banner Wants To Team Up To Fight Hate. He’s Also Looking Forward To Lots Of Shabbat Dinners (After COVID-19)

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(Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle via JTA) — Just two days after Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson posted an anti-Semitic message he attributed to Adolf Hitler on social ...

Anti Semite Ice Cube Attacks Kareem Abdul-jabbar For Calling out his Anti-Semitism

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NEW YORK (JTA) - Rapper Ice Cube slammed NBA legend and columnist Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for calling him out in a piece taking celebrities to task for posting anti-Semitic statements ...

Nick Cannon Talks With Rabbi And Issues ‘Sincere’ Apology For Video With Anti-Semitic Statements

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NEW YORK (JTA) - Actor and television host Nick Cannon offered his “most deepest and sincere apologies” to the Jewish community for  the “hurtful and divisive words” he used in an ...
Photo: Kobi Kantor/Wikimedia Commons

Jerusalem Mayor: Don’t Close Yeshivos, Keep Yeshiva Students In Their Frameworks Until Sukkot

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Jerusalem mayor Moshe Leon has called on health minister Yuli Edelstein and National Security Council leader Meir Ben-Shabat to reconsider the closure of yesh...

Israel’s National Security Council: Close Synagogues, Yeshivas, Beaches, Restaurants, Pools And Summer Schools

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Israel’s National Security Council recommends that due to the steep rise in coronavirus cases the government should take immediate steps to try and stem the s...

Israelis Open Their Gardens And Courtyards To Strangers – For Free Weddings

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In densely populated Israel there are few people who enjoy large gardens and courtyards. Most Israelis can only afford to live in small apartments and even th...

Canadian Far-Right Politician Calls Jews ‘Parasitic Tribe,’ Seeks Their Removal From Canada

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MONTREAL (JTA) — The Royal Canadian Mounted Police has opened an investigation into a fringe right-wing politician who called for the removal of Jews from Canada. In a flyer and...

For The First Time, Foie Gras Gets Glatt-Kosher Stamp

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JERUSALEM (JTA) - The Chief Rabbinical Council of Israel approved on Monday the importation of glatt-kosher certified foie gras to Israel—an item that has not been non-glatt-kosher...