Hezbollah terror chief tells France to back down over Prophet cartoons

Times of Israel - 2 hours 14 min ago
After Macron defends right to caricature Muhammad, terrorist leader Nasrallah issues warning: 'You need to think about correcting this mistake'

At least 22 dead after major earthquake rocks Turkey and Greece

Times of Israel - Fri, 30/10/2020 - 23:48
Nearly 800 injured by 7.0 magnitude temblor; IDF offers to send search and rescue team to assist in Turkish rescue operation; 2 rival nations show rare solidarity after disaster

Followers of Druze sheikh snatch his body from hospital to hold mass funeral

Times of Israel - Fri, 30/10/2020 - 22:57
Rioters from Majdal Shams break into Safed medical center, where law enforcement had been holding body of community leader who died of COVID in effort to prevent large gathering

New York Orthodox rabbi bucks community to urge vote for Biden

Times of Israel - Fri, 30/10/2020 - 21:37
Turned off by nationalist fanaticism of Trump's inner circle, Rabbi Barry Kornblau speaks out against president's anti-immigrant rhetoric and nod given to white supremacists

Guardian under fire for cartoon of Labour leader with Corbyn’s head on platter

Times of Israel - Fri, 30/10/2020 - 21:26
Referencing a Caravaggio painting of Judean princess Salome receiving head of John the Baptist, drawing criticized as anti-Semitic and insensitive following beheadings in France

Poll indicates Israelis favor Trump over Biden 54% – 21% in upcoming US vote

Times of Israel - Fri, 30/10/2020 - 21:07
Majority prefer Republican incumbent seen as very pro-Israel; among right-wingers, 77% prefer Trump, compared to 7% who back Biden; left-wingers back Biden 45-22%

Muslim council adopts anti-Semitism definition, including demonization of Israel

Times of Israel - Fri, 30/10/2020 - 20:53
Global Imams Council, body created in 2007 to heal Iraq's sectarian divide, backs International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s definition of anti-Semitism

‘Death to France:’ Tens of thousands of Muslims protest against Macron

Times of Israel - Fri, 30/10/2020 - 19:52
Demonstrators in dozens of countries express anger at French president, who is standing by right to caricature the Prophet Muhammad in wake of Islamist terror attacks

Trump rallies keep packing in thousands as virus surges in US

Times of Israel - Fri, 30/10/2020 - 19:14
Gatherings are among nation's biggest events, held in defiance of crowd restrictions and as health officials advising against even having guests at Thanksgiving dinner

Candidate to receive 1st Israeli COVID vaccine dose forced to withdraw

Times of Israel - Fri, 30/10/2020 - 18:45
Tests discover Boaz Koldoner has coronavirus antibodies, indicating he already had the virus; he encourages others to volunteer for human trials

Jewish schools and synagogues in Nice closed Friday, fearing terror attacks

Times of Israel - Fri, 30/10/2020 - 18:02
'We’re all feeling threatened,' says city's chief rabbi after man shouting Allahu Akbar kills three in a church; Kosher shops in city also stepping up security

Study testing COVID antibody drug used to treat Trump halted for some patients

Times of Israel - Fri, 30/10/2020 - 17:45
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals says it will stop enrolling seriously ill patients, who need intense oxygen treatment or breathing machines, in trial over safety concerns

Tunisian in Nice terror attack turned to religion after teenage troubles

Times of Israel - Fri, 30/10/2020 - 17:18
Family of Brahim Issaoui, suspected of killing three in Nice church, express surprise at his involvement in attack, officials say he was arrested for knife crime in 2016

Riga Holocaust museum to remain open after city waives rent

Times of Israel - Fri, 30/10/2020 - 16:17
Latvian capital scraps plans to charge Ghetto Museum about $12,000 after 10-year lease expires

US gives first passport with ‘Israel’ birthplace to Jerusalem-born teen

Times of Israel - Fri, 30/10/2020 - 15:53
Ambassador hands document to Menachem Zivotofsky, whose family mounted unsuccessful Supreme Court challenge to rule, now superseded, that only let him put birthplace as 'Jerusalem'