WASHINGTON (AP) - Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 6:33 pm | כ"ח תמוז תשע"טIranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, in Geneva, Switzerland. (Jason Reed/Poo Photo via APl, File)The U.S. government on Wednesday imposed financial sanctions on Iran’s foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, as part of its escalating campaign...
What makes music Jewish? Sonoma State University’s fifth annual Jewish Music Series, a collaborative effort between the university’s music and Jewish studies programs, attempts to answer that question by hosting six Thursday evening performances between Sept. 5 and Nov. 21. The artists and their genres come from many corners of...
An Israeli Border Police officer who shot a Palestinian man in the back with a sponge-tipped bullet has been charged with assault and reckless use of a firearm. The Palestinian victim was walking away from the policewoman at a West Bank checkpoint when he was shot in the May...
(Bloomberg) - Monday, October 7, 2019 at 6:42 pm | ח' תשרי תש"פ(US Department of State)Hedge funds are kicking into a higher gear. They gained 4.9% on average in the first three quarters of 2019, the best performance in this span since 2013, according to a report Monday from...
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) - Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 3:26 pm | י"ב אב תשע"טPresidential candidate Alejandro Giammatei shows his ink-stained finger after casting his vote at a polling station, Sunday. (Reuters/Jose Cabezas)Guatemala President-elect Alejandro Giammattei says that his country isn’t able to hold up its side of...
(September 4, 2019 / JNS) Israel’s ultra-Orthodox United Torah Judaism and Shas parties concluded a vote-sharing agreement on Tuesday, and pledged to continue working together in the next Knesset, “with full cooperation.” The deal was signed by Shas leader Interior Minister Aryeh Deri and UTJ head Deputy Health Minister...
LONDON (Reuters) - Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 6:54 pm | ל' תשרי תש"פBritain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson is seen on Downing Street in London, Britain October 29, 2019. (Reuters/Yara Nardi)Britain will hold its first December election in almost a century after Prime Minister Boris Johnson won approval from parliament on...
NEW YORK (JTA) — A rapidly expanding Jewish leadership and educational program will have a chance for even more growth with the infusion of a record $20 million in grants. The Shalom Hartman Institute of North America has received grants of $10 million each over five years from the...
(JTA) — The soccer match between the national teams of Argentina and Uruguay scheduled to be held later this month in Israel is under attack by the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement. Global soccer stars Lionel Messi from Argentina and Luis Suarez from Uruguay are in the confirmed teams...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 7:24 pm | ז' חשון תש"פThe New Jersey General Assembly chamber of the New Jersey State House in Trenton, New Jersey. (Niagara)New Jersey voters on Tuesday are deciding how big an advantage Democrats will have in the state’s General Assembly...