President Donald Trump spoke to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on the phone on Tuesday, multiple reports state. Trump reportedly informed Abbas about his ‘intention’ to move the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, according to a readout of the phone call published by the official PA news outlet Wafa.
A day after graffiti calling for “Death to Kikes” appeared on the wall of the Hesed Shpira Jewish social services building in Uzhgorod, western Ukraine, Chabad-Lubavitch Rabbi Mendy Wilhelm awoke to find a threatening anti-Semitic slur spray painted onto the wall of his synagogue and Jewish community center in the same city.
A German court ruled today, Wednesday, that a 96-year-old German known as the “bookkeeper of Auschwitz” was fit to go to prison, rejecting his plea for the sentence to be suspended.
US President Donald Trump may formally recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital early next week and direct his staff to prepare for moving the embassy to Jerusalem, Channel 2 News reported Wednesday night.
Traveling to Israel this weekend? A strike at Ben Gurion International airport means you may not make it.
About 70 Volgograd Jews, from school children to Holocaust survivors, took part in a memorial trip organized by city’s Jewish community to two villages, whose Jewish residents were murdered in 1942. Volgograd is a city in southwest Russia, where the Battle of Stalingrad took place in 1942-1943, which changed the course of the war.
The Federation of Jewish Communities, Russia’s largest Jewish group, protested a local bishop’s claim, repeated by a justice ministry official, that the country’s last czar was murdered by Jews for ritual purposes.
Two months after Jesse Galganov vanished in Peru at the start of a solo backpacking trip, his family and friends remain resolved to determine his fate.
A year after Facebook vowed to stamp out discriminatory advertising, landlords can still exclude specific races, minorities and other categories of people from seeing rental ads on the social media site.
The rabbi thought nothing of the Flamingo Hotel as he passed it on his way to a Las Vegas area hospice. Despite the glitz and glimmer that draws people to the desert city—and the grimy edge that sometimes keeps them there for good—Las Vegas is a big place, home to real people with real (and regular) lives, and Rabbi Mendy Harlig was on his way last week to do what rabbis often do: meet with a Jewish woman breathing her last.
Like any self-respecting author, Ann D. Koffsky checks her Amazon rankings on a regular basis. “A little bit ridiculously,” she acknowledged. Yet when she noticed the rating for her most recent book had dropped to one-star overnight, it wasn’t so funny — especially once she started reading the user reviews.
A children’s book titled “P is for Palestine” is infuriating some New York Jewish mothers — who charge that it’s nothing but anti-Semitic propaganda disguised as a kids’ alphabet book.
The vivid blue mural with swimming fish on the side of a duplex at the corner of Victoria and Kent avenues in Montreal has been attracting attention for months. Only the members of the surrounding Lubavitch community likely recognize the elderly bearded man at the center. It’s obviously the creation of a professional – but who?
A 55-year-old man who had been driving in Brooklyn Thursday allegedly ran over a 65-year-old Jewish man after a fender bender, authorities say, dragging the victim for roughly two blocks before leaving him to die in the road in front of his wife.
Poultry processor Empire Kosher (no affiliation with the Crown Heights supermarket that goes by the same name), is recalling approximately five tons of raw chicken breasts that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, including metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced.
A new report tallying the number of anti-Semitic incidents in the United States from the beginning of the year through the end of September found a 67 percent surge compared to last year.
A dramatic scene was caught on camera at a wedding hall in northern Israel, when the drummer playing at the event suddenly started choking on a piece of steak.
Edward H. Kraus said it’s an exciting time for him as he prepares become the first Jewish mayor of Solon.
On Thursday evening, two emergency response dispatchers from United Hatzalah in Israel went on their shift break and took time out to pray in the break-room. Both responders prayed their evening prayers, but they were of two different religions.
A 10-year-old Chasidic boy walking home in Williamsburg last night became the subject of a bias crime after being shoved to the ground by an unknown attacker who said “I hate Jews.”
The Hillel organization at Princeton University, which invited Deputy Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely to lecture to students, abruptly canceled the lecture at the last minute. Chabad stepped in to host her instead.
Court papers reveal shocking new revelations surrounding the sale and attempts to demolish Anshei Lubawitz, Borough Park’s oldest synagogue.