Memories of an Anti-Semitic State Department

The former C.I.A. officer Valerie Plame Wilson made news with her Twitter account last week when, on the first day of Rosh Hashana, she shared an article that said, “America’s Jews are driving America’s wars: Shouldn’t they recuse themselves when dealing with the Middle East?”<p>The article, which …


The Real Reason So Many Jews Can’t Stand Jared Kushner

Few in Donald Trump’s administration have elicited as much attention as his son-in-law, Jared Kushner. Since Trump’s surprise November election, the …

Jared Kushner

4,000-Year-Old Jar of Headless Toads Discovered in Jerusalem Burial

Finding a tomb that's been sealed for thousands of years is always a treat for archaeologists —especially when that tomb contains a jar of headless …


Top Iranian general says Kurdish referendum an Israeli ‘plot’

Senior Iranian officials claimed Tuesday the independence referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan a day earlier was a “plot” orchestrated by Israel and the …

Middle East

Report: Israel fires missile at Syrian aircraft over Golan

Arab media outlets have reported that a Syrian aircraft flying over the Syrian-controlled side of the Golan Heights near the border with Israel was …

Middle East

INCREDIBLE: Son Of Founder Of Hamas Defends Israel, Calls Palestinian Authority 'Greatest Enemy Of The Palestinian People'

On Monday, Mosab Hassan Yousef, whose father was a founding member of Hamas, addressed the U.N. human rights council as the council discussed alleged …

Conservative View

Trump says US captive in North Korea was ‘tortured beyond belief’

WASHINGTON — US President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused North Korea of brutally abusing an American student who had been held captive in North …

North Korea

Another Palestinian West Bank village to be emptied, Israeli security official says

Sussia in South Hebron Hills now on chopping block, joining Bedouin village Khan al-Amar

West Bank

New antisemitism row for Labour over fringe speaker's Holocaust remarks

Tom Watson says party will investigate comments by Miko Peled that people should be allowed to question whether the Holocaust took place<p>Labour’s deputy leader, Tom Watson, said the party will investigate how it gave a platform at a conference fringe event to a speaker who said people should be …

Middle East

Turkey’s Erdogan Threatens To Cool Israel Detente Over Backing For Kurdish State

(JTA) — President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of Turkey threatened to halt steps being taken toward normalization with Israel if it does not end its support …


Supreme Court to boycott Judea and Samaria jubilee

Israel's Supreme Court has decided to boycott the official state event marking 50 years of settlement in Judea, Samaria, the Jordan Valley, and the …

Middle East

Italian Bike Race's Move To Israel Throws Up Questions For Arab Teams And Potential For Détente

One of the world’s most prestigious bike races, the Giro d’Italia, will visit Israel as part of its schedule next year, throwing up a potentially thorny problem for two of the teams that will be expected to take part and which are sponsored by the Bahrain and UAE governments.<p>At an event in …


Low water pressure for West Bank in Jefferson Parish |

Some residents on the West Bank of Jefferson Parish may experience lower than normal water pressure Tuesday (Sept. 26) starting around 1 p.m., the …

New Orleans

Palestinian terrorist hijacker to speak about women’s rights in EU parliament

BRUSSELS — Leila Khaled, a Palestinian woman convicted of terrorism who has continued to advocate violence against Israelis, is slated to speak at …

European Parliament

Real story behind Gaza girl whose photograph was used by Pakistan for Kashmir lie at UN

Face of Indian democracy — this is how Pakistan envoy Maleeha Lodhi described an old photograph of a Gaza victim and used it to sell the Kashmir lie …

Middle East

SHEKEL summer course broadens horizons for students with ASD

For high school students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), unstructured time during the summer vacation can be challenging. But now SHEKEL, an …

World News

Report finds Labour responsible for three-fifths of online anti-Semitism, as tensions surface ahead of conference vote

Labour has been accused of having the worst record on anti-Semitism of any political party in the UK, ahead of a vote to determine whether members …

Labour Party

Israel: Gunman kills three Israelis near Jerusalem, injures one

Another person was injured, and is said to be in critical condition.<p>A gunman shot dead three Israelis and injured a fourth in Har Adar near Jerusalem …

Middle East

Three Israelis killed at West Bank crossing

Israeli Police say a gunman has killed three Israelis in an attack at a border crossing between an Israeli settlement and the West Bank. CNN's Ian Lee reports.


Palestinian gunman kills three Israeli guards at West Bank settlement

HAR ADAR, West Bank (Reuters) - A Palestinian gunman killed three Israeli guards and wounded a fourth in an attack on a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday before he was shot dead, a police spokeswoman said.<p>She said the gunman approached Har Adar as part of a group of …

West Bank

Facebook chief Sheryl Sandberg tightens ad policy after ‘Jew hater’ controversy

Allowing hateful terms as options was “a fail on our part,” Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg said in a post in which she also defended targeted …


New York Hasidic man faces prison in alleged murder-for-hire plot

Shimen Liebowitz has been held without bail since his arrest a year ago.<p>Middletown, NY (TNS) - A Kiryas Joel, New York, man faces at least 21 months …


How many Reform/Conservative Jews are there in Israel? Try less than half a percent

Beware, this article is boring. That is, unless you are truly interested in the nuances of social studies, polls and the structure of Israeli …

Jewish Culture

Israel's Tamar field expected to resume production tomorrow

Israel's Tamar natural gas field should resume production by Wednesday, after a technical failure caused a week-long shutdown, the country's Energy …


Magen David Adom dinner raises record £2 million

Magen David Adom UK raised a record £2million-plus from its annual dinner at the Dorchester, Park Lane, on Monday<p>Broadcaster and former Tory MP Gyles …

Jewish Culture

My safe and peaceful Har Adar

I was up early this morning because I wanted to see last night’s Monday Night Football game. The game was recorded, and as I was zipping through …


Israeli Weapons Are Being Used To Ethnically Cleanse The Rohingya. This Must Stop.

As hundreds of thousands of Rohingya people are expelled from their homes in Myanmar in one of the most severe examples of ethnic cleansing in recent …

Jewish Culture

Picture Books for Parents Who Are Ambivalent About Israel

Over the years I’ve been at Tablet, I’ve discussed my anxiety about Israel, and about my distress at some American Jews’ knee-jerk and non-nuanced …

Jewish Culture

Bid to boost employment of ultra-Orthodox men is stalling, report says

While Israeli ultra-Orthodox women have made strides in entering the workforce, already surpassing a government target of 63 percent set for 2020, …


Labour members who make anti-semitic remarks should be expelled, says Jonathan Ashworth

Labour members who make "disgusting" anti-Semitic remarks should be expelled, shadow cabinet minister Jonathan Ashworth has said.