Featured Stories
Jewish National Fund Tifereth Israel Synagogue Seacrest Village XLNC1 Congregation Beth Israel Balloon Utopia Sheryl Rowling
 

Jewish National Fund

Click ad twice to reach JNF’s Facebook Page  

Tifereth Israel Synagogue

Double click to go to our website

Seacrest Village

XLNC1

Congregation Beth Israel

Balloon Utopia

Click ad to go to the balloon utopia website

Sheryl Rowling

Ahead of UNESCO vote on Hebron, Israel bars fact-finding mission from city

25 June 2017

Since vote to add Tomb of the Patriarchs to list of endangered sites seems like a foregone conclusion, Jerusalem says expert commission a waste of time By Raphael Ahren A Jewish settler sits outside the Tomb of the Patriarchs in the West Bank city of Hebron (Kobi Gideon/Flash90) Israel on Friday denied a fact-finding mission [...]

Read the full story

Posted in Middle East0 Comments

Adelson said set to testify again in Netanyahu corruption probe

25 June 2017

Casino magnate’s wife Miriam also to be questioned Monday on PM’s alleged ties to couple’s Israel Hayom daily By Alexander Fulbright and Sue Surkes American billionaire businessman Sheldon Adelson (R) and his wife Miriam meet Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara Netanyahu, at the International Conference Centre in Jerusalem, May 13, 2008. (Anna Kaplan /FLASH90/ [...]

Read the full story

Posted in Middle East0 Comments

Middle East Conflict Comes to U.S. Campuses

25 June 2017

When the mayor of Jerusalem, Nir Barkat, was invited to speak at San Francisco State University (SFSU) in the spring of 2016, few could have predicted that his visit—at the request of SF Hillel, a group for Jewish college students in the city—would result in a lawsuit being filed a year later. The mayor’s trip [...]

Read the full story

Posted in Middle East, Science, Medicine, Education, USA0 Comments

Powerful musical recounts Atlanta lynching of falsely accused Jewish man

25 June 2017

A century after the murder of Leo Frank, ‘Parade’ — now staged in Chicago — is still a devastatingly relevant piece of drama By Ronit Bezalel Patrick Andrews and Brianna Borger in ‘Parade.’ (Michael Brosilow) CHICAGO — Chicagoland theater goers have a must-see play in their midst. Even a century after the events that inspired [...]

Read the full story

Posted in Jewish History, Theatre, Film & Broadcast, USA0 Comments

Netanyahu defends Israeli attacks on Syrian military targets

25 June 2017

Tel Aviv (dpa) – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday defended Israeli attacks on Syrian military targets the day before amid reports of new Israeli airstrikes. Netanyahu said his country would respond forcefully to any projectiles that land on its territory. The Israeli military said its air force on Saturday launched strikes inside Syria after [...]

Read the full story

Posted in Middle East0 Comments

Tanker fire in Pakistan kills more than 150

25 June 2017

ISLAMABAD — More than 150 people died Sunday in Pakistan when an oil tanker overturned and caught fire and a crowd rushed in to collect fuel, police said. The tanker flipped over on a highway in the city of Bahawalpur in Punjab province about 6 a.m. Seeing fuel spilling onto the road, villagers in the [...]

Read the full story

Posted in International0 Comments

Russia To Recall Ambassador Sergey Kislyak

25 June 2017

Russia is planning to recall its U.S. ambassador linked to investigations to Russia’s alleged attempt to interfere in the presidential election. Ambassador Sergey Kislyak is being moved back to Russia after 10 years in his post, according to three sources cited by Buzzfeed, in the midst of ongoing investigations over Russia’s suspected actions in 2016. [...]

Read the full story

Posted in International, USA0 Comments

Top Democrat Says Obama ‘Made Mistake’ On Russia

25 June 2017

Former president Barack Obama’s administration should have taken a stronger stance on Russia’s alleged attempt to influence the outcome of the U.S. election, according to the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee. Representative Adam Schiff said in an interview with CNN’s State of the Union on Sunday that the then-administration’s failure to act sooner [...]

Read the full story

Posted in International, USA0 Comments

Will Trump Pull Out of Middle East Peace Talks?

25 June 2017

A U.S. official denied reports that Trump was considering pulling out of peace negotiations between Israel and Palestinians after a rift opened up in the first meeting between Trump aide and son-in-law Jared Kushner and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. London-based Arabic daily Al-Hayat reported Saturday that the meeting between Kushner and Abbas had been [...]

Read the full story

Posted in Middle East, USA0 Comments

TURKEY – QATAR – Why Turkey is backing Qatar in Gulf diplomatic crisis

25 June 2017

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday that he backs Qatar’s dismissal of the ultimatum sent by Saudi Arabia and its allies. The 13 conditions to end the diplomatic and trade boycott of Qatar go “too far”, Erdogan told reporters after morning prayers at an Istanbul mosque. He asserted that the demands are “against international [...]

Read the full story

Posted in Middle East0 Comments

Interracial marriage laws now fifty years old

25 June 2017

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2017 – Interracial marriages became legal nationwide in June 1967 when the U.S. Supreme Court, in the case of Loving v. Virginia, overturned Virginia’s anti-miscegenation law, and with it similar laws in roughly one-third of the states. Some of the state laws went beyond black and white, prohibiting marriage between whites and [...]

Read the full story

Posted in USA0 Comments

Bennett backs probe of leftist NGO activist who claimed he beat Palestinian

25 June 2017

Education minister says Breaking the Silence spokesman admitted publicly to committing crime, so a trial is justified By Stuart Winer Education Minister and Jewish Home party leader, Naftali Bennett, leads a faction meeting at the Knesset, June 19, 2017. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90) Education Minister Naftali Bennett on Sunday gave his full backing to a police probe [...]

Read the full story

Posted in Middle East0 Comments

Robert Mueller’s team members at hack risk

25 June 2017

One by one, as members of special counsel Robert Mueller’s team are publicly identified, security analysts say their emails, online data and past law firm communications could become targets for the types of cyberintrusions the team must investigate – a fear that could explain why officials have been reluctant to release their names. After an [...]

Read the full story

Posted in USA0 Comments

Big Fish: An odyssey through a storybook

25 June 2017

“You are never too old for a good story.” By Eric George Tauber SAN DIEGO–The storyteller’s art is alive and well in the deep South, made all the more charming by its musical drawl and colorful colloquialisms. Big Fish is a magical, musical odyssey through a world of giants, witches, mermaids and werewolves. This is [...]

Read the full story

Posted in Tauber_Eric_George, Theatre, Film & Broadcast0 Comments

Please help us defray the costs of providing this free service with your non-tax-deductible contribution in any amount

Google ads

Most recent 100 posts

Follow

Follow this blog

Email address