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Texas Town Says You Can’t Get Hurricane Relief If You Boycott Israel

(JTA) — A city in Texas is requiring applicants for Hurricane Harvey rebuilding funds to certify in writing that they will not take part in a boycott of Israel, spurring criticism from the American...

Kiké Hernandez’s Name Can Read Like a Jewish Slur. Here’s How to Fix That.

(JTA) — Last night was rough for a Chicago Cubs fan like myself. After watching my beloved team win the World Series last year — the team’s first championship in 108 years, mind you...

Mother of Islamist Gunman Mohammed Merah, Who Murdered Rabbi and 3 Children in Toulouse...

By Ben Cohen Chaotic scenes broke out on Wednesday at the trial in France of the brother of an Islamist extremist who carried out a spree of terrorist attacks around the southern city of Toulouse...

Listen: Soldier’s Widow Shares Her Call With Trump

The following is from The Washington Post: Natasha De Alencar had just returned home on April 12 after making T-shirts and pillowcases in her husband’s memory when the Army casualty assistance officer told her there was...

Women of the Wall Supporters Barred From Entering Western Wall Plaza

(JTA) — Security guards at the Western Wall prevented a group of men and women promoting gender-egalitarian prayer for accessing the holy site’s main plaza with a Torah scroll.In the incident Friday, about 300...

Atlanta Rabbi Regrets Rosh Hashanah Sermon That Casts the Left as Enemy of the...

(JTA) — A rabbi at a suburban Atlanta synagogue apologized for a Rosh Hashanah sermon after congregants complained that he appeared to cast the American left as inimical to the Jews.“The great threat that...

U.S. Calls on Hamas to Renounce Terror and Recognize Israel Before Joining Unity Government

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Any Palestinian government “must unambiguously and explicitly” commit to nonviolence, recognize Israel and accept previous agreements between Israel and the Palestinians, President Donald Trump’s envoy said.The statement issued Thursday by Jason Greenblatt, President...

Anthony Scaramucci Reportedly Feeling Fallout from Twitter Holocaust Survey

(JTA) — Anthony Scaramucci, the financier who briefly headed communications for President Donald Trump, reportedly has lost at least one lucrative speaking engagement after a Twitter account in his name posted a survey asking...

Jewish Woman Won’t Paint over Anti-Semitic Vandalism on Her Garage

(JTA) — A Jewish woman in Staten Island, New York,  is refusing to paint over the swastika and anti-Semitic slur spray painted on her garage.The vandalism, discovered early Tuesday morning, includes a large swastika...

Israeli Man, 66, Receives Kidney from Daughter Who Died in Horseback Riding Accident

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A 66-year-old Israeli man received a kidney transplant from his daughter who died in an accident while vacationing abroad.Moshe Shimnoni came out of surgery on Tuesday as his daughter, Orit Gur,...