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Presbyterian Church USA passes resolutions critical of Israel at its General Assembly

(JTA) — The Presbyterian Church USA passed several resolutions critical of Israel at its bienn...

Anthony Bourdain, celebrity chef and TV host, did not take drugs before he died

(JTA) — Anthony Bourdain, a celebrity chef and writer who hosted popular food and travel shows on ...

Corbyn says a Labour-led government would quickly recognize Palestine as a state

(JTA) — British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, under fire for having anti-Israel views bor...

Podcast interview of emotional Roseanne Barr released by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

(JTA) — Actress Roseanne Barr became emotional and expressed regret for her tweet against a fo...

Evangelical Christians more appreciative of U.S. embassy move to Jerusalem than Jews, Trump says

(JTA) — President Donald Trump said that evangelical Christians have been more appreciative th...

3 Israeli soldiers injured in suspected car-ramming attack

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Three Israeli soldiers on foot patrol were wounded after being hit by a car ...

Bulgaria will open honorary consulate in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Bulgaria will open an honorary consulate in Jerusalem. Israeli Prime Ministe...

IDF fires Patriot missile at Syrian drone

JERUSALEM (JTA) — The Israel Defense Forces fired a Patriot missile at an unmanned drone that ...

Jared Kushner trying to dictate peace, Palestinian chief negotiator says after Al-Quds interview

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Palestinian Authority chief peace negotiator Saeb Erekat said White House ad...

Jewish Agency votes to approve Isaac Herzog as new head

JERUSALEM (JTA) — The Jewish Agency for Israel’s Board of Governors unanimously approved Isr...