NEW YORK (AP) - Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 5:22 pm | כ' אב תשע"טDoug Brinson at the make-shift memorial, Aug. 20, 2019, where Eric Garner died in a police chokehold five years ago, in Staten Island. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)A police supervisor has agreed to give up about four...
(August 21, 2019 / JNS) Amid the controversy over U.S. President Donald Trump supposedly questioning the “loyalty” or “lack of knowledge” of Jews who vote for Democrats, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin told U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) that the alliance between the United States and Israel is...
This recipe originally appeared on The Nosher. Israeli couscous, known in Israel as ptitim, which means “flakes” in Hebrew, is a pearl-shaped, pasta-like product with a delicious toasted wheat flavor. It was invented in Israel’s early years as an inexpensive starch that...
(August 21, 2019 / JNS) Police apprehended the suspect behind last month’s drive-by shooting of a 68-year-old man at the Young Israel of Greater Miami on Tuesday, thanks to him visiting the Hallandale Beach Police Department on Monday to report that his firearm had been lost from his...
This article originally appeared on Alma. Growing up, I struggled to find my place in the Jewish community as an interfaith Jew. By some people’s standards, I am not Jewish enough, despite having an American Jewish mother, because I have a Swiss...
(August 21, 2019 / JNS) The United States and Israel signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Wednesday to strengthen the alliance between the two countries. U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) administrator Mark Green and Israeli Foreign Minister Israel Katz signed the global partnership agreement in Jerusalem to...
This article originally appeared on Kveller.  My entire life, my mother has told me to grow thicker skin — that I need to block out the nasty words and comments. If you react, she says, it only gives them more power. I...
(JTA) — Major League baseball star Yasiel Puig visited a Jewish camp for kids with cancer and called it “one of the best days” of his life. Puig, an outfielder for the Cleveland Indians, rented a helicopter to visit Camp Simcha in...
(JTA) — President Donald Trump clarified who voters — Jewish or otherwise — are being disloyal to when they vote for Democrats. “If you vote for a Democrat, you’re being disloyal to Jewish people, and you’re being very disloyal to Israel,” Trump said Wednesday as he left the White...
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