Tag archive for ‘JTA’
Eli Horn On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Changes Bring Glimmer of Hope to Cuba’s Tiny Jewish Community

A month after the United States and Cuba announced renewed diplomatic relations after more than five decades of mutual recrimination and mistrust, it remains unclear how rapprochement will change things for More...

JNS On Sunday, January 25th, 2015

ZOA Slams ADL for Saying Boehner Should Disinvite Netanyahu

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) criticized Anti-Defamation League National Director Abraham Foxman for suggesting that Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives John Boehner (R-Ohio) rescind his More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Republican Jews Stress Electability Over Ideology for GOP Presidential Candidates

For Republican Jews in the run-up to the 2016 Presidential campaign season, the decisive factor in supporting a candidate seems to be the likelihood of beating Hillary Rodham Clinton, according to JTA. org. More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Is Cameron Diaz, Benji Madden’s Jewish Wedding a Shanda?

For no stated reason, Cameron Diaz stood under the chuppah with punk rocker Benji Madden. That’s right, a chuppa. Benji even smashed the glass underfoot and guest said “mazal tov, ” as More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

Dutch FM Tells Parliament Recognizing Palestine Won’t Revive Peace Talks

New Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders declared last week that the Netherlands is not planning to recognize a Palestinian state for now, saying such a move would not help restart the peace talks, JTA reported, More...

Tibi Singer On Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

Culture Minister Says $48 Million Museum Donations Mean Jews Forgave Poland

How do you forgive a nation that gave up your millions of relatives to the Nazis and eagerly supported their murders? Easy – you send money. At least that’s the lesson Poland’s culture minister Malgozata More...

Tibi Singer On Monday, October 27th, 2014

Polish Court to Mull Ban on Kosher Slaughter

A Polish Constitutional Tribunal will hold a hearing on that country’s ban on kosher slaughter, JTA reported. The hearing, coinciding with the celebrated opening of Poland’s new Jewish heritage More...

Tibi Singer On Monday, August 11th, 2014

Daniel Barenboim Arab-Israeli Orchestra Plays Wagner for Peace

– Israeli conductor Daniel Barenboim performed a free outdoor “peace concert” in his native Argentina with the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra he co-founded, featuring Israeli and Arab musicians,  More...

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