By DAVID ISSAC
(JNS.org) – Even before taking power, Benjamin Netanyahu has found himself on the defensive over his prospective coalition’s “fringe elements.” During an NBC interview on Sunday, Netanyahu felt obliged to declare, “I’m going to safeguard Israeli...
By ASAF ELIA-SHALEV
(JTA) — A few years ago, Adam Azari was frustrated over how little he could do to alleviate suffering in the world with his modest income as a writer and caretaker for people with disabilities.
By CALEB GUEDES-REED and GABE FRIEDMAN
(JTA) — Volodymyr Zelensky, the Jewish president of Ukraine, was named Time’s “person of the year” on Wednesday for galvanizing “the world in a way we haven’t seen in decades,” in the words of...Continue Reading
By RUTHIE BLUM
(JNS.org) – Mere hours after the announcement on Tuesday that the U.S. deputy assistant secretary of state for Israeli and Palestinian affairs had been promoted to a position that was tailor-made just for him, the American Jewish...
By RON KAMPEAS
WASHINGTON (JTA) — Lee Zeldin, the Republican Jewish congressman who mounted a stronger-than-expected but failed bid to be New York’s governor, says he has decided not to run to be the chairman of the Republican National Committee.... Continue Reading ⇒
By ANDREW LAPIN
(JTA) – A Michigan man who allegedly threatened and harassed congregants at a Detroit-area synagogue uttered antisemitic slurs at the magistrate who arraigned him on Monday.
Meanwhile, the synagogue where the incident took place is planning events...Continue Reading ⇒
By BRADLEY MARTIN
(JNS.org) – Democrat Raphael Warnock defeated Republican challenger and former professional football star Herschel Walker in Tuesday’s Senate runoff election in Georgia.
Warnock has been re-elected to a full six-year term, giving the Democrats a 51-49...Continue Reading ⇒