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Ginsburg To Be Remembered With Statue In Her Native Brooklyn

NEW YORK (AP) — A statue of late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be built in her native Brooklyn, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday. Ginsburg died Friday of complications...

How Ginsburg’s Death Could Reshape The Presidential Campaign

NEW YORK (AP) — A presidential campaign that was already tugging at the nation’s most searing divides has been jolted by the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, potentially reshaping t...

Official: Toilet Display Mocking Mail-in Voting Is A Crime

MASON, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan resident's apparent joke showing disdain for voting by mail is no laughing matter for one election official. The resident put a toilet on their lawn with a sign that ...

Moroccans Protest Arab Nations Normalizing Ties With Israel

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Despite a government ban on large gatherings to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, scores of demonstrators protested outside the Moroccan Parliament to denounce Arab countrie...

Trump Pledges Woman For Court, Pushes Senate To Move On Pick

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday promised to put forth a female nominee in the coming week to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, pu...

Thousands Protest Netanyahu; Many Ignore Israeli Virus Rules

JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of Israelis resumed their weekly protest Sunday outside Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s official residence in central Jerusalem, despite a new nationwide lockdown order ...

Ginsburg’s Impact On Women Spanned Age Groups, Backgrounds

NEW YORK (AP) — Sure, there were the RBG bobbleheads, the Halloween getups, the lace collars, the workout videos. The “I dissent” T-shirts, the refrigerator magnets, the onesies for babies or costumes...

Woman Suspected Of Sending Envelope With Ricin Addressed To White House Arrested At New York-canada Border

WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman suspected of sending an envelope containing the poison ricin, which was addressed to White House, has been arrested at New York-Canada border, three law enforcement officials...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, First Jewish Woman To Serve On Supreme Court, Dies At 87

WASHINGTON (JTA) – Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the first Jewish woman to serve on the Supreme Court and a tireless advocate for gender equality, has died at 87. A fierce jurist known for her outsized pres...

Jewish Pilgrims Retreat From Ukrainian Border

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Thousands of Hasidic Jews, stuck at the Ukrainian border for days due to coronavirus restrictions, have turned back without reaching their destination, the grave of a revered rabb...

LA County Drops Policy Threatening Small, Family Observances Of Jewish High Holidays

LOS ANGELES (VINnews) — Last night, Los Angeles County officials informed First Liberty Institute that they will not “dispatch Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies to the homes of Jewish families gat...

Germany Pledges Extra $26 Million For Jewish Security

GERMANY (JTA) – Germany has pledged an additional $26 million to the country’s Jewish umbrella organization this year to cover security costs as Jewish leaders fret over a rise in right-wing anti-Semi...

Israelis Brace For High Holidays In Shadow Of Second Lockdown

JERUSALEM (Israel Hayom) — On Rosh Hashanah eve, as Israelis were bracing for a second nationwide lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Health Ministry on Friday morning said it had registered...

Hearing In Trial Of Hyper Cacher Store Killings Set For Yom Kippur, And Court Won’t Change The Date

PARIS (JTA) — A hearing in the trial of alleged accomplices in the 2015 Hyper Cacher kosher store attack in Paris that left four people dead was set for Yom Kippur. Lawyers for the families of vict...

Armani Hotel Dubai To Host First Kosher Restaurant In UAE

UAE (JNS) - On the heels of the Abraham Accords signed in Washington between Israel. Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates comes Armani/Kaf, the first kosher-certified dining destination in the UAW, wh...

Hong Kong Cosmetics Maker Features Blush Named For Anne Frank

HONG KONG (JTA) - A cosmetics maker in Hong Kong featured a product named for Anne Frank in its online catalog. The Dream Like Anne liquid blush was part of a line of products by the cosmetics make...

Assange Lawyer Says Trump Offered Indirect Offer Of Pardon

LONDON (AP) — A lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has told a London court that her client was indirectly offered a “win-win” deal by President Donald Trump that would see him avoid extraditi...

Polish Parliament Votes To Ban $1.8 Billion Industry Of Kosher And Halal Meat For Export

WARSAW (JTA) - Poland has moved a step closer to terminating its $1.8 billion industry of kosher and halal meat for export — one day after a parliamentary committee had removed language about a ban in...

Adelsons Pledge Up To $50 Million In Final Trump Campaign Push, According To Report

WASHINGTON (JTA) - Sheldon Adelson and his wife Miriam, the pro-Israel philanthropists and major Republican givers, will spend up to $50 million in a final weeks campaign push for President Donald Tru...

Drug Shows Promise In 1st Largely Minority Covid-19 Study

NEW YORK (AP) - A drug company said Friday that a medicine it sells to tamp down inflammation has helped prevent the need for breathing machines in hospitalized COVID-19 patients in the first large st...