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Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize in wake of Israel-UAE deal

(JNS) — U.S. President Donald Trump has been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize, in part for helping to broker the treaty between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, dubbed the “Abraham Accord.” He was nominated by Norwegian Parliament...

 

Performance artist goes on international virtual tour LIVE from his apartment in D.C.

In the midst of a 12-city, 4-country, 64-show international virtual tour during a global pandemic, award-winning performance artist Brian Feldman brings the online version of one of his signature...

 

Weekly roundup of world briefs

Danish parliament to debate bill that would ban non-medical circumcision By Cnaan Liphshiz (JTA) — The Danish parliament is scheduled to consider a bill proposing a ban on non-medical circumcisions. Henri Goldstein, the president of the Jewish...

 
 By Ben Harris    News    September 11, 2020

Homemade shofars and 'passive' Zooming: How some British synagogues are adapting this High Holiday season

(JTA) - As night falls on the second night of Rosh Hashanah this year, Rabbi Adam Zagoria-Moffet and two shofar blowers will ascend the 144-foot tower of St. Albans Cathedral, the 11th-century church...

 
 By Faygie Holt    News    September 4, 2020

Despite limits on Uman pilgrimage, some hold out hope to visit for Rosh Hashanah

(JNS) — Each year, tens of thousands of Jews from across the world make a pilgrimage to Uman, Ukraine, to celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, at the grave of Rabbi Nachman of Breslov. The leader of the Breslov Chassidic dynasty, Rabbi...

 
 By Joe Baur    News    September 4, 2020

'We are here,' not in Israel: The new Berlin Jewish museum director on Jewish life in Germany, beyond BDS

BERLIN (JTA) - The previous director of the Jewish Museum Berlin left in the wake of a tweet. In May, after the German parliament declared the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against...

 

Weekly roundup of world briefs

Biden campaign appears to walk back apology over condemning Linda Sarsour By Jackson Richman (JNS) — The Biden campaign has been sending conflicting messages over whether or not it regrets comments directed at Linda Sarsour, a prominent pro-BDS...

 

Ukraine's Jewish president thinks Jews especially should invest in his country

(JTA) - If you're looking for a good investment, you should put your money on Ukraine – especially if you're Jewish. That's the message from the office of the country's Jewish president, Vlodymyr...

 

Facebook doesn't 'recognize Holocaust denial' as hate speech

(JNS) — Facebook, according to an Aug. 10 report, “actively promotes further Holocaust-denial content to that user” and “has been unwilling to recognize Holocaust denial as a form of hate speech against Jews.” “Hosting the Holohoax: A...

 
 By Israel Kasnett    News    August 28, 2020

EU review of Palestinian textbooks is a tragedy of errors, says watchdog group

(JNS) - Palestinian textbooks are rife with blatant incitement against Israel, as has been reported for decades. And in the United States, for example, Palestinian children studying under the...

 

Arab reactions to the Israel-UAE normalization agreement

(MEMRI via JNS) — The announcement of a normalization agreement on Aug. 13 between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, in advance of the signing of an Israel-UAE peace agreement, sparked many reactions across the Arab world. Senior Saudi...

 

Weekly roundup of world briefs

US rejects Russia’s offer for virtual summit on Iran (JNS) — The United States has rejected Russia’s offer for a virtual summit outside of the United Nations regarding Iran. “The United States believes strongly that the Security Council is...

 

Trump vows new Iran deal 'within four weeks' if re-elected

(JNS) — U.S. President Donald Trump vowed that if re-elected in November, there would be a new deal with Iran “within four weeks.” “When we win, we will have a deal within four weeks,” he said in leaked footage from a fundraiser on...

 

Jewish and pro-Israel groups from both left and right laud Israel-UAE announcement

(JNS) - Jewish and pro-Israel groups instantly applauded Israel and the United Arab Emirates for a deal on Thursday to normalize relations between the two countries - the first of its kind between...

 

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