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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (left) and Atomic Energy Organization of Iran head Ali Akbar Salehi, Oct. 15, 2015. Photo: Hamed Malekpour via Wikimedia Commons.

Iran warns Europe that its soldiers ‘could be in danger’

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned on Wednesday that European soldiers in the Middle East “could be in danger” after France, Britain and Germany on Tuesday triggered the dispute resolution mechanism of the 2015 nuclear deal, a...
Workers remove by crane a large chunk of stone dislodged from the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City at the mixed-gender prayer section on July 25, 2018. Photo by Hadas Parush/Flash90.

Antiquities Authority experts to determine fate of dislodged rock from Western Wall

The 2,000-year-old slab of rock that dislodged from a section of the Western Wall on Monday, nearly crashing down on a 79-year-old woman at prayer, was removed from the area by crane two days later. An official...
Rep. Richard Neal (D-Mass.). Source: Richard Neal via Facebook.

Israel support pushed to side in heated Massachusetts congressional primary

Longtime Rep. Richard Neal (D-Mass.) is facing a serious primary challenge from progressive Alex Morse on Sept. 1 in Massachusetts’s 1st Congressional District. Will Morse, currently the mayor of Holyoke, Mass., continue the streak of...
A view of New York University’s campus in Greenwich Village. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Pro-Israel groups urge president of NYU to act on discriminatory statement

With the academic year about to begin, Israel advocacy groups, including the Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law (LDB), StandWithUs (SWU) and Alums for Campus Fairness (ACF), wrote a letter on Monday to New York University President...
Einstein's official 1921 portrait after receiving the Nobel Prize in physics. (Wikimedia Commons)

Albert Einstein handwritten letter auctioned in Jerusalem

A handwritten letter by legendary physicist Albert Einstein about one of his groundbreaking theories sold in Jerusalem on Tuesday for more than $100,000 as part of an auction of valuable documents. The 1928 letter, penned...

“Jewish South Florida”-a history and guide to everything Jewish, by Paul Kaplan

Beyond the stereotype of elderly Jews visiting sunny beaches and stopping in at New York-style delis lies a rich history and Jewish cultural tradition. The area is populated by Ashkenazi Jews, Sephardic Jews with...

Sholem Aleichem’s Work Continues to Inspire

Sholem Aleichem, the celebrated Yiddish writer behind the stories of Tevye the Dairyman, which inspired the beloved musical Fiddler on the Roof, died 101 years ago last Friday. Fiddler, of course, continues to entertain...
European Union flags in front of the European Commission building in Brussels. Credit: Amio Cajander via Wikimedia Commons.

EU steps up fight against antisemitism

The Council of the European Union on Thursday unanumously approved a declaration  of the 28 EU member states on the fight against anti-Semitism which calls for the development of a common security approach to...
Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas delivers a speech regarding the newly revealed Trump peace plan at P.A. headquarters in Ramallah on Jan. 28, 2020. Photo by Flash90.

Abbas rips Trump, Mideast peace plan at Arab League meeting in Cairo

Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas and leaders of Arab countries expressed their disapproval over the newly revealed U.S. Mideast peace plan at the Arab League summit in Cairo over the weekend. “I am profoundly convinced...
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett holds a press conference at Ben-Gurion International Airport on June 22, 2021. Photo by Flash90.

Bennett says Iran tops agenda on list of priorities to discuss with Biden

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett intends to present an alternative to re-entering the 2015 Iran nuclear deal—the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA—when he meets with U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday, according...