(August 1, 2019 / MEMRI) The downing of an American drone by Iran in June proved that the Islamic republic is capable of taking “significant measures” against the United States and that it will confront threats to its national security, Iranian Gen. Hossein Dehghan told the Al-Jazeera Network...
A woman told by the Sephardi Beth Din that her Jewish status could not be confirmed is suing the Jewish religious court for discrimination. The complainant was told that the Beth Din could not confirm her Jewish status based on the documentation she had provided, following a hearing last...
(JTA) — Actress Mayim Bialik praised New York City subway passengers for erasing hate. Bialik, who starred in several seasons of “The Big Bang Theory,” in a post on Instagram described how, while on the subway with her two sons, fellow riders used hand sanitizer to remove the word...
The marquee lights of Broadway were dimmed on Thursday after news broke that legendary producer and director Hal Prince had passed away aged 91. Born Harold Smith Prince to German Jewish parents in New York in January 1928, he went on to become the top musical theatre producer of...
JERUSALEM (JTA) — White House senior adviser Jared Kushner arrived in Israel from Jordan. Kushner, and White House Special Representative for International Negotiations Jason Greenblatt, met on Wednesday evening with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The meeting also was attended by U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook, U.S....
YERUSHALAYIM - Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 7:21 am | כ"ט תמוז תשע"טOne of the weapons found in the overnight raids in Zalafa. (IDF Spokesman)Police were forced to fend off a major riot in the Arab village of Zalafa Wednesday night as they attempted to seize illegal weapons. Police confiscated...
(August 1, 2019 / JNS) Three Israeli soldiers were wounded in an exchange of fire with a Palestinian gunman who crossed the border into Israel from the Gaza Strip early Thursday morning. Israeli troops returned fire, killing the attacker. “Over the last few hours, an IDF officer and two...
JERUSALEM (JTA) — A Palestinian gunman who crossed the border from southern Gaza into Israel shot and injured three Israeli soldiers. The gunman was killed by other soldiers in the area in the early Thursday morning incident, according to the Israel Defense Forces. The IDF said it also fired...
Israel’s Security Cabinet approved a plan to build 700 homes in Palestinian West Bank towns. It is the first Palestinian construction approved in the Israeli-controlled Area C since 2016, according to reports. Haaretz reported that 6,000 housing units in Jewish West Bank settlements also were approved at the same meeting. Get...
A woman denied a religious divorce for more than 15 years has finally received a get – after fulfilling her former husband’s demands for £50,000. Esther Kahan, a nursery practitioner at Noam Primary School in Wembley, claims she has been left with “mental scars that she knows she will carry...

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