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Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip in London, June 2017. Credit: Lorna Roberts/Shutterstock.

Jewish leaders react to death of Prince Philip, praise his ‘affection’ for community

Buckingham Palace announced on Friday the death of Prince Philip, 99, the Duke of Edinburgh—husband to Queen Elizabeth and father to Prince Charles, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward. Leaders of the United Kingdom’s Jewish community...
Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations and United States Gilad Erdan. Source: Screenshot.

Erdan demands UN Security Council investigate Iran’s ballistic-missile violations

Israel’s Ambassador to the United States and the United Nations Gilad Erdan sent a letter to the U.N. Security Council and Secretary-General on Thursday demanding action against Iran after recent violations of U.N. Security...
ICC Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda at the Munich Security Conference on Feb.14, 2016. Credit: Wikimedia Commons/Security Conference.

Israel to reject jurisdiction of ICC, allegations of war crimes

Israel plans to formally reject the International Criminal Court probe into alleged war crimes perpetrated by the Israel Defense Forces against Hamas in Gaza as part of “Operation Protective Edge” in the summer of...
Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-N.Y.). Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Jewish Republican Lee Zeldin announces bid to run for governor of New York

New York Congressman Lee Zeldin, a Republican from Long Island, N.Y., announced on Thursday that he plans to run for governor of New York in 2022. In making his announcement, he criticized the current governor,...