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34 Senate Democrats urge Trump to restore aid to the Palestinians

Times of Israel - 1 hour 55 min ago
Lawmakers warn president's 'strategy of forcing PA to negotiating table by withholding humanitarian assistance from women and children is misguided and destined to backfire'

An Afro-Cuban-Yiddish opera tells the story of a Jewish refugee

Times of Israel - 2 hours 1 min ago
From Havana to Ukraine, the settings are as diverse as the languages in 'Hatuey: Memory of Fire' by Grammy Award-winning Frank London and Elise Thoron, playing through September 23

58 groups call on U of Michigan to sanction professors who promote BDS

Times of Israel - 2 hours 32 min ago
Pro-Israel organizations lambaste educator's recent refusal to write letter of recommendation for student who wanted to study in Tel Aviv

Galileo sought to pacify Church in early exchanges, newly unearthed letter shows

Times of Israel - 2 hours 50 min ago
Document, which lay forgotten in Royal Society library for hundreds of years, reveals astronomer tried to soften position on bible-science clash to avoid angering Inquisition

Kesha’s latest song is inspired by Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Times of Israel - 4 hours 25 min ago
Singer says new release, featured in upcoming movie about the Jewish judge, seeks to pay tribute to a woman 'who has spent a lifetime fighting tirelessly for equality'

55 House Republicans urge Trump to allow ‘Israel’ on passports of Jerusalem-born

Times of Israel - 4 hours 49 min ago
Following recognition of Israel's capital, lawmakers argue it is time for State Department to change rules to agree with new policies

In J.K. Rowling’s new novel, a villain is an Israel-hating anti-Semite

Times of Israel - 5 hours 10 min ago
The author, who has been vocal in her criticism of bigotry, has seemingly incorporated her views into 'Lethal White,' the latest in her Cormoran Strike mystery series

Abbas will tell UN to either save two-state solution or bury it — report

Times of Israel - 5 hours 57 min ago
PA chief will make final effort for peace progress before turning to 'difficult decisions,' Arab paper reports, including suspending recognition of Israel, annulling accords

Olmert meets Abbas, reportedly says only PA head can bring 2-state solution

Times of Israel - Fri, 21/09/2018 - 23:54
In Paris, former Israeli PM calls Abbas 'a great leader' and 'friend,' according to official Palestinian media, says they could have made peace long ago if not for his legal woes

Pompeo warns Iran against using proxies to target US: ‘We’ll go to the source’

Times of Israel - Fri, 21/09/2018 - 23:07
US secretary of state says Tehran 'will be held accountable' for any assaults by its allies on US interests in the Middle East, does not rule out military response

US deputy attorney general denies he proposed secretly taping Trump

Times of Israel - Fri, 21/09/2018 - 21:31
New York Times reports that Rod Rosenstein floated the idea of using the 25th Amendment to deem US president unfit for office

Brazil arrests top Hezbollah financier wanted for crimes in Paraguay

Times of Israel - Fri, 21/09/2018 - 21:02
US Treasury describes Assad Ahmad Barakat as key figure for the Lebanese terror group, operating in an area considered a haven for smugglers, traffickers and counterfeiters

Unopened letter sent to Anne Frank’s home fetches $11,000 at auction

Times of Israel - Fri, 21/09/2018 - 20:44
Letter was sent to Merwede Square when family was already in hiding from the Nazis in the west of Amsterdam; it bears a red 'return to sender' stamp and is addressed to Otto Frank