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Canada has apparently barred wines imported from the West Bank from being labeled as products of Israel. The Liquor Control Board of the province of Ontario on Tuesday asked vendors to remove such wines from their shelves and to stop importing them. The board cited a previously unreported July 6...
Philip N. Cohen, a Jewish professor of sociology in University of Maryland, is one of the seven individuals who is suing President Trump for blocking him on Twitter. These seven people claim that Trump is violating the Constitution by blocking American citizens on their Twitter accounts. Trump blocked Cohen when...
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Paddington Bear, the adorable and iconic children’s book character, might have been a little bit Jewish — in spirit, at least. Michael Bond, author of the beloved Paddington Bear books, passed away at 91 on Wednesday. The author of children’s series that included characters such as Olga da Polga and...
Livraria Ets Haim is the world’s oldest functioning Jewish library. As such, it is no stranger to the prospect of imminent destruction. Founded in 1616 by Jews who fled Catholic persecution in Spain and Portugal, the three-room library is adjacent to Amsterdam’s majestic Portuguese Synagogue in the Dutch capital’s center. The 30,000-volume...
Councilman Chaim Deutsch announced today that he has successfully advocated for the installation of “Shabbos meters” in the Flatbush area, including on parts of Avenue J, Avenue M, Coney Island Avenue, Avenue N, Avenue O, and the surrounding side streets with existing muni-meters. The program will be implemented by...
The famous bus that was featured in Benny Friedman's recent video "Ivri Anochi" Has been torched. We don't know if it was a hate crime or not but we are trying to recover as much as we can! Click here to donate and help us in any way you can! https://www.gofundme.com/7dmw7sp8
WOW Air: Fly Between Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Newark, Or Pittsburgh And Tel Aviv For $298 Round-Trip Or Between Miami, LA, Or San Francisco And Tel Aviv For $398 Round-Trip WOW Air has expanded their introductory $149 fares between the US and Israel so that they now work in either direction! Limited...
John Reuben, a Jewish prisoner is suing HM Prison Service, alleging that he was refused kosher food until he could “prove” he was Jewish – and that this meant he was without proper food for 19 days. The inmate says he won £5,000 from the prison service in 2000 after...
WOW air announced this morning that passengers who travel from Tel Aviv to New York via Iceland will pay only $149 for a one way ticket. The CEO and owners of Wow Air, based in Iceland, stated at a press conference this morning, that the fairs will begin this...
The third and final body was found this afternoon at the Kinneret, where three went missing last Wednesday. An additional body was found this afternoon in the area where searches in the Kinneret were underway for the body of missing Itamar Ohana, 19. Although presumed to be Ohana's body, a final...
Rabbi Mendel Deitsch, A prominent Chabad-Lubavitch emissary who was severely injured in a knife attack near a central train station in the western Ukrainian city of Zhitomir, has succumbed to his wounds.  Deitsch, an Israeli-French national, was first taken to a local Ukranian hospital with serious head injuries, where he underwent emergency surgery, but...
The US military has dropped an enormous bomb in Afghanistan, according to four US military officials with direct knowledge of the mission. A GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb, nicknamed MOAB, was dropped at 7 p.m. local time Thursday, the sources said. The MOAB is also known as the “mother of...
Police in Norway's capital, Oslo have neutralized an explosive device found in a busy area of downtown Oslo late Saturday night and have arrested a Muslim suspect. Eyewitnesses reported that a number of police cars were called to the area. Police said on Twitter that they believe the device “does not have...
A truck has driven into people on a street in central Stockholm, said Swedish police. A number of people are reported dead. The incident took place in one of Stockholm's major pedestrian streets. Witnesses told local media they have seen people on the ground. Swedish media say 3 people killed as a truck...
the White House that the Trump Administration has launched 50 cruise missiles into Syria the past couple of hours in response to the chemical attack earlier this week. Here is what is know so far. - Airfield in NW Syria attacked - Alleged source of chemical attack attacked - About 60 missiles fired -...
A Palestinian terrorist drove his car into IDF soldiers at a bus station near the Israeli community of Ofra, in the Binyamin region of Samaria, killing one  and wounding another. The terrorist reportedly drove along Route 60, a major route in the area, in search of casualties. He passed the bus stop...
A Jewish woman who was stabbed in her bed then thrown from the 3rd floor of her home by an Arab man shouting 'Allahu Akbar.' is to be buried in Israel today at Har Hamenuchot in Israel, today at 11:30. The deceased's name is Luci Halimi. Paris police have arrested a...
Bloomberg news is reporting that President Donald Trump reorganized his National Security Council on Wednesday, removing his chief strategist, Stephen Bannon, and downgrading the role of his Homeland Security Adviser, Tom Bossert. Under the move, the national intelligence director, Dan Coats, and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marine...
RUSSIA UNDER TERROR - LATEST: One of the St. Petersburg suspects walked into a police station, to say  "I'm innocent" According to local Russian media outlets earlier, the bearded man was captured on CCTV footage after reports he'd allegedly left a briefcase filled with explosives on a metro train. Another Muslim,...
At least 10 people have been killed in multiple explosions at underground stations in St Petersburg, Russia. Images posted on social media showed a train with its doors blown out with casualties nearby. LIVE COVERAGE OF ATTACK Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is in the city, has been informed, Russian media say....
IDF soldier Private Lotem Kordover, 18, from Rishon Lezion, died after she was found unconscious on an Intelligence training base north of Tel Aviv. The circumstances of her death are being investigated. Last week, Major Elchanan Brezner died after a military run and last  year, Yehuda Suissa, 19,  collapsed and died...
UPDATE: UPDATE: Lock-down at the White House lifted, man taken into custody after making susspicious comments about having a bomb. A package he had is being checked by the bomb squad. ----- The White House has been put into a state of emergency on Tuesday, and the Secret Service announced on Twitter...
A Jewish teenager with dual Israeli and American citizenship living in the southern Israeli city of Ashkelon was arrested Thursday in connection to the wave of more than 100 bomb threats against JCCs and other Jewish institutions across North America since the beginning of 2017. Israeli police report that...
  Ynet has released a recording of one of the bomb threats made to to a JCC on January 18. The brief call was made with voice-disguising technology that protects the caller’s identity. An Israeli teen with dual Israeli and American citizenship living in the southern Israeli city of Ashkelon was arrested...
An American citizen from Utah, Kurt Cochran was killed in the London attack. The couple was in London celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary. His wife is among the injured.   Source: IH
For months, law enforcement officials have said they believe most of the threatening calls to Jewish community centers originated overseas. Now we know that the  NYPD’s Deputy Commissioner & head of counter-terrorism, John Miller, said that "one person one person is behind a large number of the threats". That one person is...
UPDATE: Reports of at least 2 dead so far. One may be a police officer. UPDATE 2: Sky News reports that one woman is now confirmed to have been killed. Update 3: The assailant is reported to be dead. The British Parliament is in lockdown after  armed police have shot an intruder inside...
A federal judge in Hawaii has just issued a nationwide order (read : Here ) President Trump’s second attempt at a travel ban on travel from parts of the Muslim world, dealing a huge political blow to the White House and signaling that those in favor of the ban are facing...
After a long and hard fought battle with primary myelofibrosis, a type of blood cancer, Jewish father of three Adam Krief has passed away. Primary myelofibrosis, a rare form of blood cancer, is likely fatal if a stem cell transplant match is not found. To find an HLA, or gene...
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