Father of Sandy Hook victim awarded $450,000 in defamation case

Times of Israel - 14 hours 46 min ago
Leonard Pozner, whose 6-year-old son Noah was among the 26 victims, sued James Fetzer for book claiming massacre was government-staged conspiracy theory

Morton Mandel, Jewish businessman and philanthropist, dies at 98

Times of Israel - 15 hours 24 min ago
Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation supported Jewish education at Brandeis University and Holocaust studies at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum

‘Wonder’ author explains why today’s news made her write a Holocaust story

Times of Israel - 15 hours 41 min ago
When a girl who doesn't stand up for her classmate ends up getting rescued by him, she, along with readers young and old, learns an important lesson about kindness and empathy

Zoe Kravitz to play Catwoman in new Batman film

Times of Israel - 16 hours 6 min ago
Jewish actress will play Selina Kyle opposite Robert Pattinson in latest Batman reboot

Iran said planning to limit international inspector access to nuclear sites

Times of Israel - 16 hours 37 min ago
Tehran says measure aimed at pressuring European powers to find way around crippling US sanctions imposed after Trump pulled out of nuke deal

Turkey’s Erdogan to travel to Russia for talks over Syria offensive

Times of Israel - 17 hours 29 min ago
Moscow has moved quickly to entrench its leadership role and fill void after Trump ordered pullout of American forces that had been protecting Kurdish-controlled areas

Top Democrats walk out of Syria meet with Trump, accusing him of ‘meltdown’

Times of Israel - Wed, 16/10/2019 - 23:35
Pelosi says president 'shaken up' after House overwhelmingly votes 354-60 to condemn US troop withdrawal from Syria; Trump reportedly calls her a 'third-rate politician'

Trump letter to Erdogan warns Turkish leader: ‘Don’t be a fool’

Times of Israel - Wed, 16/10/2019 - 23:00
Letter sent 6 days ago, US president tells his counterpart 'don't be a tough guy' and again threatens to destroy the Turkish economy

Troubled WeWork founder used Kabbalah Center contacts to fund business — report

Times of Israel - Wed, 16/10/2019 - 22:47
WSJ says Adam Neumann brought teachers from LA-based group to company offices and retreats, wanted IPO to be on September 18 due to number's significance in Judaism

Concern in Gulf Arab states after US pullout from Syria

Times of Israel - Wed, 16/10/2019 - 22:32
Despite housing thousands of US troops, traditional American allies in the Mideast now re-calibrating how far to trust Trump in case frictions with Iran boil over

Friedman: US peace plan won’t call for settlement evacuations

Times of Israel - Wed, 16/10/2019 - 21:47
Uprooting people from their homes is 'inhumane' and a 'recipe for disaster,' US ambassador tells pro-settler outlet; Erekat urges 'immediate action' to save prospects for peace

US House overwhelmingly condemns Trump’s Syria withdrawal, Turkey offensive

Times of Israel - Wed, 16/10/2019 - 21:32
Resolution passes 354-60 with bipartisan support, calls for White House to formulate plan to ensure 'enduring defeat' of Islamic State

Trump denies giving Turkey ‘green light’ for Syria offensive

Times of Israel - Wed, 16/10/2019 - 21:28
Senior administration official pushes back against criticism that troop pullout will embolden adversaries, says no change in policy on Iran