BRUSSELS (JTA) — At a parade here in March, revelers danced to a song about Jewish greed while standing on a float shaped like an Orthodox Jewish man with a rat on his shoulder holding money. In August, an op-ed in a...
Israel By Hamodia StaffWednesday, October 2, 2019 at 3:51 pm | ג' תשרי תש"פ YERUSHALAYIM - Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 3:51 pm | ג' תשרי תש"פUnited Torah Judaism Party leaders Rabbi Moshe Gafni (L) and Rabbi Yaakov Litzman. (Hadas Parush/Flash90)The United Torah Judaism Party (UTJ) issued a flat denial of reports Wednesday to...
YERUSHALAYIM - Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 3:46 pm | ג' תשרי תש"פPrime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s attorney, Yossi Ashkenazi, arrives at the Justice Ministry in Yerushalayim for a hearing, Wednesday. (Noam Revkin Fenton/Flash90)The first day of pre-indictment hearings for Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu‏‏ on three sets of corruption allegations...
A scheduled meeting between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Likud and Blue and White leader Benny Gantz was canceled as their parties accused each other of being unwilling to compromise in efforts to form a unity government in Israel. A Blue and White statement issued Tuesday night said that...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 3:19 pm | ג' תשרי תש"פHouse Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., walks to a secure facility in the Capitol to prepare for depositions in the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)House Democratic leaders warned the White...
(JTA) — A worker for New York City’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority was required to prove that he observes Rosh Hashanah in order to take off for the holiday. Benjamin Schaeffer, a 22-year veteran of the MTA, at first was denied permission to take off for the Jewish New Year,...
NEW YORK (JTA) — The windows of a synagogue in Brooklyn were broken during Rosh Hashanah services. A video showing people throwing milk crates at the the Rivnitz synagogue in the Williamsburg neighborhood was circulated Wednesday on social media. Police said that the incident took place on Monday afternoon and...
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Avigdor Liberman, who prevented Netanyahu from forming a coalition government following elections in April, will meet to discuss a unity government. The meeting, confirmed by Liberman in a social media post, is scheduled for Thursday morning in Jerusalem. Liberman said even before...
ALBANY (AP) - Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 2:52 pm | ג' תשרי תש"פA roadside memorial at the scene of the fatal limousine crash in Schoharie, N.Y., last October. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)The National Transportation Safety Board called Wednesday for new seat belt requirements for limousines following a crash in...
(October 2, 2019 / JNS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s pre-indictment hearing began on Wednesday after three years of investigation. Netanyahu, who did not attend the hearing, is seeking to convince Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit and state prosecutors not to indict him on charges of bribery, fraud and...