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Trump, Turkey call for Russia to stop backing Syrian ‘atrocities’

52 min 29 sec ago
After conversation with Erdogan, Trump urges Moscow-backed Syrian regime forces to end attacks on Idlib region where Turkey has 12 observation posts

Controversial Jewish White House couple wed in DC ceremony

1 hour 41 min ago
Trump attends wedding of immigration hard-liner Stephen Miller and Pence's press secretary Katie Waldman at one of his hotels

Man caught slipping cockroach into burger in bid for free meal

2 hours 27 min ago
Jerusalem hamburger restaurant investigates after customer complains of bug in his food and discovers he brought it from home

The perpetual elections virus

2 hours 54 min ago
As campaigns dodge substance and resort to rumors and mudslinging, voters are alarmingly disinterested in these elections

Jewish policy umbrella adopts stances on guns and unions at odds with Trump

3 hours 13 min ago
Jewish Council for Public Affairs, which sets consensus on issues for American Jewish policy, comes out for ban on assault weapons, also affirms right of collective bargaining

Far from her village, rare Bedouin feminist fights for Israeli women and peace

3 hours 49 min ago
Now armed with a PhD in Canada, Amal Elsana-Alh’jooj pursues her vision for greater equality between men, women, Jews, and Arabs in her homeland

Police to be probed over serious injury to 9-year-old boy in East Jerusalem raid

4 hours 30 min ago
Father says boy, who was hit by sponge-tipped bullet, has a fractured skull and will almost certainly lose one of his eyes

Rival Democrats accuse Bloomberg of trying to ‘buy’ election

5 hours 25 min ago
Billionaire former mayor of NYC has spent more than $417 million of his own money so far on advertising nationwide; rivals urge him to compete on debate stage

Trump takes presidential limo for spin at Daytona 500

Sun, 16/02/2020 - 23:32
Becomes second US president to attend NASCAR race during an election year, giving fans a fly over in Air Force One before leading warm up lap

German far-right terror suspects planned Christchurch-style mosque attacks

Sun, 16/02/2020 - 22:57
Media reports say an infiltrator into group tipped off police to preparations to use semi-automatic weapons in a copycat attack

Diego Schwartzman wins longest match in Buenos Aires tennis tournament’s history

Sun, 16/02/2020 - 22:33
Jewish player fights through injury to defeat opponent in nearly four-hour match, is forced to forfeit in semifinals

Gilad Shalit, ex-IDF soldier held by Hamas for 5 years, is engaged

Sun, 16/02/2020 - 22:21
Former POW, 33, proposes to girlfriend Nitzan Shabbat

Worshipers fete ‘very emotional’ Shabbat in refurbished Alexandria synagogue

Sun, 16/02/2020 - 21:53
After largest Jewish prayer gathering in the city in decades, expats ask Egyptian government to release historic community registers

Despite acquittal, exiled Turkish author fears for her life if she returns home

Sun, 16/02/2020 - 21:10
Award-winning novelist Asli Erdogan says she was accused of membership in an armed terrorist group just because a pro-Kurdish newspaper put her on its literary advisory list

Mass prayer held at Western Wall amid coronavirus crisis

Sun, 16/02/2020 - 20:27
Nearly a thousand people participate in event, including dozens of Chinese citizens, family members of Israelis quarantined on cruise ship

Supreme Court chief orders inquiry into judge who mocked Berland

Sun, 16/02/2020 - 20:18
When attorney for elderly sex convict rabbi raised concerns over his health, Sharon Lary-Bavly suggested he take Mentos mints, which he allegedly gave out as a 'wonder drug'

In sign of thaw, Netanyahu says Israeli flight crosses Sudan skies

Sun, 16/02/2020 - 20:09
Official says aircraft was 'a private Israeli executive jet'; PM says Jerusalem and Khartoum discussing 'rapid normalization'

Third Israeli contracts coronavirus on cruise ship off Japan

Sun, 16/02/2020 - 19:43
Health Ministry working to extract remaining Israelis from Diamond Princess; Jerusalem chief rabbi to enter self-quarantine after Singapore visit, as Israel toughens rules

Amazon delivering for free to settlements, but not to Palestinians – report

Sun, 16/02/2020 - 19:07
Rights groups claim discrimination, but online retailer tells Financial Times discrepancy is only due to 'logistical issue'

Man who helped stop Monsey stabber refuses reward from ‘Zionist organizations’

Sun, 16/02/2020 - 18:55
After consulting with rabbi, Joseph Gluck turns down $20,000 from Anti-Defamation League, Jewish Federation of Rockland County; says his soul is not for sale