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Former President Donald Trump, joined by Vice President Mike Pence, listen as director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci delivers remarks during a coronavirus update briefing on April 16, 2020, in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House. Credit: Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks.

March of the Living awards Dr. Anthony Fauci ‘Moral Courage in Medicine Award’

To mark Holocaust Remembrance Day, which this year begins on the evening of April 7, International March of the Living, together with the Maimonides Institute for Ethics and the Holocaust, the Miller Center at...
Rabbi Peter Hyman (left) with the last Jewish recipient of the Bronze Wolf Award, Alain Silberstein of France. Photo by Alan Smason.

Rabbi Peter Hyman receives world’s highest Scouting award

Rabbi Peter Hyman was announced as the recipient of the Bronze Wolf Award, the highest Scouting award in the world and the only one given by the World Scout Committee, on March 30. It...

When Nazis Tried to Wreck U.S., British Economies

Operation Bernhard was an exercise by Nazi Germany to forge British and American bank notes. The initial plan was to drop the notes over Britain to bring about a collapse of the British economy...
Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas at the U.N. in 2018. Credit: a katz/Shutterstock.

Abbas’s snubs work like a charm on Biden

Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas may be facing serious challenges to his reign in Ramallah, but he’s having no trouble playing the powers-that-be in Washington. After four years of being called to task by...
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken. Credit: mccv/Shutterstock.

Antony Blinken called the wrong guy

In a phone call with a Middle East leader last week, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that Palestinian Arabs are entitled to “freedom, security, prosperity and democracy.” Can’t disagree with a word of...
Palestinian students on the first day of school in the city of Nablus in the West Bank on Sept. 6, 2020. Photo by Nasser Ishtayeh/Flash90.

US lawmakers reintroduce bill to address hate, violence in Palestinian schools

A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers has reintroduced a bill to require the U.S. State Department to address hate and violence in the Palestinian school curriculum. The measure—the Peace and Tolerance in Palestinian Education Act (H.R. 2374)—was...
A screenshot from GearBubble featuring a coffee mug with a picture of Adolf Hitler. Source: Screenshot.

E-commerce platform sells Nazi-glorifying merchandise, despite removal request

An e-commerce platform has continued to sell merchandise that promotes racism, anti-Semitism and white supremacy after being asked to remove the items from its website. GearBubble, a Las Vegas-based e-commerce platform that allows businesses to...
Portraits of the late King Hussein of Jordan (left) and his son, King Abdullah. Credit: amnat30/Shutterstock.

Israeli Politics,Reuven Rivlin,Benjamin Netanyahu,Israel Elections 2021

The arrest last weekend of nearly 20 people, including former Crown Prince Hamza bin Hussein, by Jordanian authorities in what is being viewed by some as a coup attempt has led to fears over...
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin meets with representatives of the Yesh Atid Party at the President's Residence in Jerusalem, April 5, 2021. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.

Israeli president tasks Netanyahu with forming next government

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin gave Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu the mandate on Tuesday to form the country’s next government. In his address, broadcast from the President’s Residence in Jerusalem, Rivlin noted that in the seven...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin confers with his legal staff at the District Court in Jerusalem on April 5, 2021. Photo by Oren Ben Hakoon/POOL.

Key witness resumes testimony in Netanyahu corruption trial

The former CEO of Israel’s Walla news website on Tuesday resumed his testimony before the Jerusalem District Court in Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s corruption trial. Ilan Yeshua is a key witness for the prosecution in Case...