Jewish son-in-law says Trump is no racist or anti-Semite

Jul 7, 2016

Jewish son-in-law says Trump is no racist or anti-Semite

Donald Trump’s son-in-law, the grandson of Holocaust survivors, on Wednesday vigorously defended his father-in-law as no racist or anti-Semite after fresh controversy engulfed the Republican White House hopeful. Jared Kushner, for whom Trump’s daughter, Ivanka, converted to Judaism, wrote an essay in The New ...

Mar 18, 2016

Israel jails Jewish extremist who wrote handbook for violence

An Israeli judge has jailed for two years the Jewish extremist author of an instruction manual for acts of violence against Palestinians, in a case linked to a deadly firebombing, judicial authorities said. Prosecutors said the digital document entitled “Kingdom of Evil” contained among ...

Israel seeks to reinforce U.S. Jewish connection

Dec 17, 2013

Israel seeks to reinforce U.S. Jewish connection

More than 100 Israeli leaders gathered with their Jewish-American counterparts in Jerusalem last month with a daunting mission: to save Jewish life in North America. Jewish-American leaders have known for years that assimilation and intermarriage were slowly shrinking their communities, but the early November ...

A history of Judaism

Oct 5, 2013

A history of Judaism

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First the derision and the sorrows, then the years of exile. Kicked out of anti-Semitic Spain in the 1490s, Jews were among the first to arrive in the New World. They were Iberian immigrants or Sephardim (after Sefarad, Hebrew for Spain) in search of ...