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JTA – Liberal and centrist American Jewish groups expressed dismay following remarks by President Donald Trump that he “can live with” a one-state solution to the … more
President Barack Obama sprang his much-anticipated “December surprise” on Israel at the United Nations, capping off 2016 with a bang as it relates to the Gregorian calendar year’s … more
JTA – The State Department expressed its concerns about escalating violence in Israel on the day of deadly terror attacks against Israelis. Three Israelis were killed and more than 20 injured in a rash of attacks on Oct. 13. Two of the … more
JERUSALEM (JTA) – Israel set up checkpoints in eastern Jerusalem and called up 1,400 Border Police reservists in its bid to quell the recent surge in Palestinian terrorist attacks. The Security Cabinet approved the new measures at 1 a.m. Oct. … more
JERUSALEM (JTA) – The head of the Knesset Interior Committee has called for the Israeli government to cancel the Western Wall egalitarian prayer agreement, saying “It’s not the end … more
TEL AVIV (JTA) – On Jan. 31 Israel’s government approved a compromise to expand the non-Orthodox Jewish prayer section of the Western Wall, putting to rest the decades-long fight between Women of the Wall and Israel’s haredi … more
JERUSALEM (JTA) – At a special session to mourn and honor Shimon Peres, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the Israeli Cabinet that the late president “did so much to protect our … more
Whenever and wherever I travel, I love visiting synagogues.  Through famous or obscure examples, I seek to enrich my understanding of how beauty and holiness converge. On my recent trip to Israel, I had fully expected to encounter some … more
Rhode Island’s General Assembly approved legislation that would prohibit the state from contracting with companies that engage in boycotts of allies of the United States, including … more
TEL AVIV (JTA) – The past weeks have seen a wave of Palestinian attacks on Israelis and Israeli military operations, again prompting fears of a third intifada. Here’s a timeline of the lead-up to the unrest and the attacks themselves. Sept. … more
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