(JTA) — The Chabad hasidic movement is sending emissaries, a rabbi and his wife, to Iceland, an island nation with 250 Jews where ritual slaughter of animals is illegal and circumcision is poised to be outlawed as well. Rabbi Avi Feldman, 27, of Brooklyn, New York and his Sweden-born wife Mushky are slated to settle...
“I think it's very foolish for the Palestinians, and I also think it would be very foolish for the Israelis, if they don’t make a deal. It’s our only opportunity and it will never happen after this." Read more
(JTA) — Lawrence Bacow has been tapped to be the next president of Harvard University. The university made the announcement in a statement issued on Sunday, The Boston Globe reported. Bacow, a l ... Read more
(JTA) — The Norwegian lawmaker that nominated the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel for a Nobel Prize said his nomination is against Israel and not the Jewish people. Nor ... Read more
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel’s ambassador to France will not attend the opening night of an Israeli film festival in Paris which will screen the controversial film “Foxtrot.” Ambassador to France Al ... Read more
THE family of a foreign student charged with an Islamic State–inspired terrorist attack has denied the “brilliantly academic” woman has any links to Islamic terrorists. The families of these jihadis a ... Read more