Thursday, March 30th 2023 |
(JNS.org) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced on Monday in a national address that he was putting a hold to the government’s judicial reform efforts in order to “provide a real opportunity for real dialogue.”
“We are on...
By RON KAMPEAS
WASHINGTON (JTA) — The White House expressed “deep concern” as Israel’s protests reached a fevered pitch after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fired his defense minister for calling for a pause on far-reaching reforms to the judiciary.
By DAVID LAZARUS
MONTREAL (JTA) — Vandals defaced Quebec province’s oldest synagogue building with Nazi swastikas over the weekend, prompting a Canadian Jewish watchdog to call on Montreal mayor Valérie Plante to do more to fight antisemitism.
Leaders of the...Continue Reading
By JONATHAN S. TOBIN
(JNS.org) –It didn’t play a decisive role in the drama that unfolded in Israel as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was forced to call a halt to his efforts to enact judicial reform. But the Biden...
By GABE FRIEDMAN
(JTA) — Greek authorities arrested two men on Tuesday who were planning mass terrorist attacks on Jewish sites in Athens, including a Chabad outpost and a Jewish restaurant, according to reports.
The Mossad, Israel’s spy agency which...Continue Reading ⇒
By PHILISSA CRAMER
(JTA) — Like hundreds of thousands of her fellow Israelis, Kelly Breakstone Roth’s instinct on Sunday was to take to the streets.
The only wrinkle: She and her family have been in Brooklyn for the last two years,...Continue Reading ⇒
Cantor Rebecca Garfein will succeed Cantor Joel Colman as only the second cantor at Temple Sinai. Colman will be retiring after 24 years of service this summer.
A mezzo-soprano, Garfein is a native of Tallahassee, Florida, where her father was...Continue Reading ⇒
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