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Couscous causes controversy

(JTA) — Not even couscous is safe from the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. For decades, Israelis and Palestinians have fought over land. They’ve fought over history. They’ve...

US ambassador to Israel sends condolence letter to family of slain West Bank rabbi

JERUSALEM (JTA) — U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman in a condolence letter to the family of a West Bank rabbi killed in a...

Trump: ‘Jerusalem declaration is high point of my time in office.’

(JTA) – President Donald Trump told an Israeli newspaper that his Dec. 6 declaration recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital was the high point of...

First Lady Melania Trump Visits the US Holocaust Museum in Washington

First lady Melania Trump remembered the millions of victims of the Nazis with a visit Thursday to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington. “My...

This female US senator is breaking all kinds of records

Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth is pregnant with her second child. She will be the first U.S. senator to give birth while in office. The 49-year-old...

You Won’t Believe Why Steven Spielberg’s Latest Movie Was Banned in Lebanon

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Lebanese movie theaters have been banned from screening the newspaper drama “The Post” due to director Steven Spielberg’s ties to Israel. Lebanon’s...

Democrats Really Want Jewish Women to Run For Office

(JTA) — It’s clear that women are having a moment right now. Exhibit A: The Golden Globes’ black out in support of the #MeToo movement and...

If Oprah Winfrey Ran For President, She Would Probably Be Pro-Israel

(JTA) — Because this is the world we live in, buzz is now building around Oprah Winfrey running for president in 2020. Winfrey sparked the...

PM Netanyahu Ranked #9 Most Respected Man in the World

(The Yeshiva World) In a recent Gallup Poll that was published on Thursday, U.S. voters ranked Israeli Prime Minister as the 9th most respected man...