(JTA) — A Muslim woman wearing a hijab confronted a man on an Underground train in London who was verbally attacking a man and his sons, who were wearing kippahs. The man, in a tirade caught on video, told the family during the Friday ride that they are members...
YERUSHALAYIM - Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 3:40 pm | כ"ו חשון תש"פIsrael’s Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi David Lau. (Noam Revkin Fenton/Flash90)In the wake of blatant, publicly-organized chilul Shabbos in Tel Aviv and nearby cities, Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi David Lau registered his protest on Sunday. “Rabbi Israel Salanter said that when Jews...
JERUSALEM (JTA) — The mother of an Israeli-American woman being held in a Russian prison has asked Russian President Vladimir Putin to pardon her daughter. Yaffa Issachar, the mother of Naama, sent the letter through the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos III, the Hebrew daily Maariv reported. The Patriarch...
(Reuters) - Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 2:51 pm | כ"ו חשון תש"פEx-White House Counsel Don McGahn in February, 2018 in National Harbor, Maryland. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)A court ruling expected on Monday could give cover to former national security advisor John Bolton and other administration officials to cooperate...
YERUSHALAYIM - Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 3:21 pm | כ"ו חשון תש"פState Comptroller Matanyahu Englman. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)State Comptroller Matanyahu Englman has resisted urging by Justice Minister Amir Ohana to investigate the law enforcement establishment. Ohana said on Channel 12, “I think that my system is problematic, I have expressed...
BROOKLYN - Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 3:26 pm | כ"ו חשון תש"פThe East Midwood Jewish Center on Ocean Avenue in Brooklyn, NY. (Davis Shankbone)This Monday evening, November 25, at 7:00 PM, The East Midwood Jewish Center, located at 1625 Ocean Avenue (between Avenues K and L), will introduce to...
YERUSHALAYIM - Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 2:54 pm | כ"ו חשון תש"פ(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)Despite warnings of economic paralysis growing out of the political impasse, there was good news from Moody’s, the international credit rating agency, which reaffirmed Israel’s A1 sovereign debt rating with a positive outlook, Globes reported...
NEW YORK (AP) - Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 2:58 pm | כ"ו חשון תש"פNew York water taxis pass through New York Harbor. (AP Photo/John Minchillo/File)New York water taxis pass through New York Harbor. (AP Photo/John Minchillo/File)A number of New York Waterway ferries were pulled from making trips in...
(Bloomberg) - Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 3:04 pm | כ"ו חשון תש"פRanking member Rep. Devin Nunes of Calif., gives his closing remarks to the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)Rep. Devin Nunes lashed out at the media on...
YERUSHALAYIM - Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 2:45 pm | כ"ו חשון תש"פHigh Court Judge Menachem Mazuz. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)Israel’s High Court told an over-eager NGO on Sunday that it is still too soon to file a petition to force Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu‏‏ to resign due to the indictments...