Quantcast

Jewish Journal

Tag: Not The Israel My Parents Promised Me

View the most popular tags overall?

  • Neo-Nazi march in Jewish London suburb ordered moved

    2 days ago

    Police ordered a neo-Nazi demonstration planned for a London suburb with a large Jewish population to be moved.

    The decision to relocate Saturday’s demonstration from the Golders Green neighborhood of the Barnet borough to central London followed weeks of intense conversations...

  • Jerusalem of the Caucasus: The Legend of the Red Village

    By Milikh Yevdayev

    2 days ago

    It is just before Shabbat in the Red Village, and sunset will be coming soon. I walk from the New Shul back to my house, and watch as young boys and girls run home to wash up before their meal and call shalom to each other. On Friday of each week, late in the day, I see the sun...

  • Hustle for the muscle

    By Kylie Jane Wakefield

    2 days ago

    In Los Angeles — the land of juice shops, salad bars, farmers markets and gyms — physical well-being is taken very seriously. For baby boomers, there are plenty of options to help stay fit. 

    One step boomers can take is to find a trainer who understands their specific physical...

  • Anti-Semitic attitudes down in France, Belgium and Germany

    2 days ago

    Anti-Semitic attitudes fell in two countries where Jews were attacked over the last year while rising significantly in Italy, Romania and the Netherlands, a new Anti-Defamation League poll found.

    The survey of 10,000 respondents in 19 countries in March and early April was a...

  • ADVERTISEMENT
    PUT YOUR AD HERE
  • As Iran deadline approaches, skeptics draw dueling red lines

    By Ron Kampeas

    2 days ago

    In nuclear talks between Iran and the major powers, it’s deadline time, and skeptics on both sides are laying out red lines in a bid to shape a final deal.

    Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran’s supreme leader who had been wary of the talks, last week outlined his own expectations for...

  • Israeli dies from wounds in West Bank shooting

    2 days ago

    One of four Israelis shot in the West Bank on Monday by a suspected Palestinian gunman has died of his wounds in hospital, officials said on Tuesday.

    The night-time attack on a road outside a Jewish settlement was not claimed by any Palestinian faction. Israeli officials said it...

  • Padding the nest egg

    2 days ago

    Diana Deene is 74 years old, but she doesn’t consider herself retired. She runs a marketing business, which she started after her previous job as a psychotherapist stopped paying the bills. She also plans to live until she’s 100, which could be a problem because, she admits, she...

  • U.S. Republican Christie launches 2016 bid, promises straight talk

    2 days ago

    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie formally launched his 2016 presidential run on Tuesday, vowing to bridge the partisan divide in Washington with blunt talk and a willingness to tackle tough issues.

    Christie, once seen as a top 2016 White House contender but now viewed as a long...

  • Israelis on Obama in five charts

    By Shmuel Rosner

    2 days ago

    Last week, the Pew Research Center published its annual report on global public opinion about the US – a long and detailed report in which Israel occupies a small, if notable, space. It is the country in which the "sharpest decline in Obama’s image occurred". Of course, this should...

  • Iran, powers give themselves to July 7 to strike deal

    3 days ago

    Iran and six world powers gave themselves an extra week to reach a final nuclear accord after it became clear they would miss a deadline on Tuesday, with U.S. and Iranian officials sounding upbeat even though obstacles remain.

    With all sides accepting that Tuesday's original...

  • From fear to elation: My mother’s love wins

    3 days ago

    The phone began ringing early this morning. Friends and family wanted to make sure that I had heard about the Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay marriage in all 50 states. I was elated. I picked up the phone to call my mom and realized that I could not reach her because she was on...

  • Comedian Jack Carter, friend of Sid Caesar, dies at 93

    3 days ago

    Comedian Jack Carter died June 28 of respiratory failure at his home in Beverly Hills. He was 93. He was also an actor, emcee, singer, mimic, dancer, and director in a career that spanned over seven decades.

    He began his professional career appearing on Broadway in “Call Me Mister.” He later appeared on Milton Berle’s “Texaco Star Theatre” shows, and it was during this time that Carter got his first real break.

    Read more at Variety.

  • Netanyahu was ‘smuggled’ to hospital twice in disguised vans

    3 days ago

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was “smuggled” to medical appointments in disguised vans shortly before and after elections.

    Netanyahu, 65, in both cases had routine prostate examinations that found “nothing uncharacteristic for a man of his age.”

    In the first...

  • Mother of 7 children who died in Brooklyn house fire leaves hospital

    3 days ago

    The mother of seven children who died in a March fire in their Brooklyn home was released from the hospital.

    Gayle Sassoon left the hospital on Friday and will continue to recover at the Brooklyn home of her mother-in-law, her husband, Gabriel, told the Kol Barama radio station...

  • U.S. Jews among biggest backers of same-sex marriage, data show

    3 days ago

    American Jews are among the most supportive religious groups of same-sex marriage.

    Some 77 percent of American Jews expressed support for same-sex marriage, according to data gathered in 2014 by the Public Religion Research Institute. Some 47 percent of American Jews polled said...

  • California bill to limit vaccine exemptions goes to governor

    3 days ago

    California lawmakers on Monday sent Governor Jerry Brown a bill to substantially limit vaccine exemptions for school children in the most populous U.S. state, following last year's measles outbreak at Disneyland that sickened more than 100 people.

    The bill, which would make...

  • In protest, Rabbi Avi Weiss quits Rabbinical Council of America

    3 days ago

    Rabbi Avi Weiss is quitting the Rabbinical Council of America to protest its failure to admit as members rabbis whose sole ordination is from the rabbinical school he founded.

    The RCA, the main association of modern Orthodox rabbis in America, has yet to grant membership to...

  • Four Israelis wounded in suspected Palestinian West Bank shooting

    3 days ago

    A gunman opened fire at a group of Israelis near a Jewish settlement in the West Bank on Monday, the Israeli military said, in a suspected Palestinian drive-by attack.

    A spokesman for Israel's ambulance service Magen David Adom said medics were treating four people in their...

  • You’re fired! NBC dumps Trump over insults to Mexicans

    3 days ago

    NBC ended its relationship with real estate developer and TV personality Donald Trump and his "Miss USA" and "Miss Universe" pageants on Monday after he made comments insulting Mexicans when he began his run for president.

    The pageants, which are part of a joint venture between...

  • Netanyahu faces political crisis over Israel’s natural gas monopoly

    3 days ago

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday faced his first major coalition crisis since his re-election, with ministers withholding support for government plans for developing Israel's natural gas fields.

    At least three cabinet members cited conflicts of interest -...

  • Jewish group hired Mexican laborers to protest gay pride parade

    3 days ago

    An Orthodox Jewish group hired Mexican laborers to protest for them at the gay pride parade in New York.

    A reporter for The New York Times witnessed the group of Mexican men picketing for the Jewish Political Action Committee, a Hasidic group based in Brooklyn, at Sunday’s parade...

  • Knesset to vote on controversial natural gas deal

    3 days ago

    The Israeli Knesset is set to vote on a recent Cabinet decision to override the Antitrust Authority and enact a controversial agreement on the development of Israel’s offshore natural gas reserves.

    On Sunday, the Cabinet voted to allow the government to override the Antitrust...

  • Mariah Carey, boyfriend come to Israel for ‘pre-engagment spiritual meeting’

    3 days ago

    Mariah Carey and her boyfriend are in Israel to meet a “spiritual leader” with an eye toward engagement.

    The American singing star arrived in Israel on Saturday with Australian billionaire James Packer, the TMZ entertainment website reported. Neither Carey nor Packer are Jewish.

    ...
  • Ireland Video: The Bachelorette Falls in Love in Dublin

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    3 days ago

    Watching Kaitlyn Bristowe at the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin  last week reminded me how much I loved my trip to Ireland in March 2015.

    VIDEOGuinness Storehouse in Dublin--The Bachelorette was here 2015!

    Have you always wanted to travel to Ireland? I loved seeing...

  • Palestinian prisoner in Israel ends 55-day hunger strike

    3 days ago

    A Palestinian jailed in Israel ended his 55-day hunger strike after Israel agreed to free him.

    Khader Adnan, 37, stopped the strike on Sunday night after Israeli authorities said they would release him in two weeks, his attorney told the Palestinian news agency Maan. Israel...

  • Iranian nuclear talks expected to go past scheduled deadline

    3 days ago

    Negotiations for an agreement on Iran’s nuclear program will go past the scheduled deadline, several officials said from Vienna, where the final round of talks was underway.

    The agreement was scheduled to be concluded on Tuesday.

    On Sunday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad...

  • Suspect confesses in French factory attack

    3 days ago

    The suspect accused of decapitating his boss during an attack on a gas factory in France has confessed, according to French news reports.

    Yassin Salhi, 35, gave details about Friday’s attack and said he had a dispute with his boss at the U.S.-owned Herve Cornara factory near...

  • 22 senators sign letter to Obama urging Israel support

    3 days ago

    Nearly one-quarter of the U.S. Senate signed on to a bipartisan letter urging President Barack Obama to support Israel around the world.

    Twenty-two senators signed the letter, which was written “in response to your welcomed recent remarks at Congregation Adas Israel” on May 22...

  • Israel intercepts flotilla vessel attempting to break blockade of Gaza

    3 days ago

    The Israeli Navy intercepted an activist ship in the waters off the coast of the Gaza Strip.

    Commandos from the Shayetet 13 naval special forces unit boarded the Marianne of Gothenburg early Monday morning and began sailing the ship, which was trying to breach Israel’s maritime...

  • Hamas claims to have built new terror tunnel to Israel

    3 days ago

    Hamas claims to have built a new terror tunnel to be used in the next conflict against Israel.

    A video of the tunnel was screened Sunday on Iranian television, according to reports. A masked terrorist filmed in the tunnel said it measures 2 miles long and is made of concrete. The...

    Page 3     of 1678 pages        < 1 2 3 4 5 >  Last ›
ADVERTISEMENT
PUT YOUR AD HERE