By MARCY OSTER
(JTA) — Israel signed peace treaties with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain at the White House on Tuesday, with President Donald Trump calling the moment the “dawn of a new Middle East.”
Details about the treaties...
By ALAN SMASON
Hurricane Sally rapidly intensified to a Category 2 storm as weather forecasters continued predicting a trend for a more likely Mississippi Gulf Coast landfall late tonight or early Tuesday night. The heaviest winds near the center have...
By SARAH WILDMAN
WASHINGTON (JTA) – Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the first Jewish woman to serve on the Supreme Court and a tireless advocate for gender equality, has died at 87.
A fierce jurist known for her outsized presence and outspokenness,...Continue Reading
By ALAN SMASON
When Rosh Hashanah 5780 arrived last year, there was little indication that our world would be so throughly upended as it was.
It started off promising.
Continued progress in the business and financial sectors was evident as...
The New Orleans Section of the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) has just announced a new coalition with several other highly visible political organizations intended to educate and inform the public about the upcoming elections for area...Continue Reading ⇒
By GABE FRIEDMAN and BEN SALES
(JTA) — Israel has signed diplomatic agreements with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, two of its Arab neighbors, and the word “historic” has been used a lot.
For Israel and the region, the...Continue Reading ⇒
By RON KAMPEAS
WASHINGTON (JTA) — Benjamin Netanyahu has complained for years about Arab leaders telling their people one thing in Arabic and diplomats saying another to Western audiences in English.
Not on Tuesday.
Abdullah bin Zayed bin Sultan Al...Continue Reading ⇒