Talks on reopening US government end with no breakthrough

White House officials, congressional aides cannot agree on ending government shutdown, will meet again Sunday.Ben Ariel, 1/6/2019, 3:14 AM

‘Game of Thrones’ creator discovers he’s nearly a quarter Jewish

Author George R.R. Martin surprised by PBS’ celebrity genealogy show “Finding Your Roots.”JTA, 1/5/2019, 11:35 PM

Rubio reintroduces pro-Israel legislation

Florida Republican Senator reintroduces pro-Israel legislation that did not get passed in the last Congress.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/4/2019, 10:03 PM

Trump says shutdown could continue 'for years'

Closed-door meeting between Trump and congressional leaders ends without results.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 1/4/2019, 9:29 PM

Muslim Congresswoman: 'We're going to impeach the @#$%'

Muslim Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib delivers profanity-laced tirade after taking office.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/4/2019, 10:32 AM

Democrats pass legislation to end shutdown

US House of Representatives pass legislation to end partial government shutdown, but it may not even be voted upon by the Senate.Ben Ariel, 1/4/2019, 6:15 AM

Iran to US: Do not lecture us

Iranian Foreign Minister rejects US warning for his country to stop its ballistic missile tests.Elad Benari, 1/4/2019, 6:04 AM

Dem who called settlers 'termites' compares Trump to Hitler

Rep. Hank Johnson says Trump 'rode wave of nationalism and anti-Semitism to power.JTA, 1/3/2019, 9:59 PM

It's Official: Nancy Pelosi is back as House Speaker

San Francisco Democrat elected to lead House of Representatives as 116th Congress is sworn in.David Rosenberg, 1/3/2019, 9:29 PM

No end in sight for US government shutdown

Pelosi reiterates there will be "no money" for the border wall, while McConnell says he will not bring Democrats' spending bill to vote.Ben Ariel, 1/3/2019, 5:34 AM

Trump: I received a 'great letter' from Kim

US President says he received "great letter" from North Korean leader and looks forward to meeting him again.Elad Benari, 1/3/2019, 2:04 AM

Trump: Iran can do what it wants in Syria

US President says predecessor Obama already lost Syria, all that is left is 'sand and death.'Gary Willig, 1/2/2019, 10:56 PM

New Orleans cancels Women’s March amid anti-Semitism controversy

At least two more Women’s Marches have been canceled, including in New Orleans, where its chapter cited 'several issues.'Marcy Oster, JTA, 1/2/2019, 10:52 PM

Elizabeth Warren pledges salary to HIAS amid government shutdown

Massachusetts senator pledges her salary to the HIAS group as long as the government is shut down, following launch of presidential bid.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 1/2/2019, 7:38 PM

Trump: Kim realizes North Korea's great economic potential

US President says he looks forward to meeting North Korean leader.Elad Benari, 1/2/2019, 2:04 AM

Canadian journalist 'threatened by Islamic party'

Sun columnist talks about death threats and imprisonments: 'It's quite scary if I think about it, but I don't.'Mordechai Sones, 1/1/2019, 10:53 PM

Steelers donate $70,000 to victims of Pittsburgh shooting

Pittsburgh Steelers US football team donates $70,000 to help Jewish community, families affected by shooting at Tree of Life synagogue.JTA/Marcy Oster, 1/1/2019, 7:05 PM

'Syria decision in no way changes US commitment to Israel'

PM Netanyahu meets US State Secretary Mike Pompeo in Brasil: 'counter-ISIS campaign continues, efforts to counter Iran aggression continue.'Mordechai Sones, 1/1/2019, 5:43 PM

2 swastikas drawn on Brooklyn apartment of elderly Jewish woman

Widow of Holocaust survivor finds 2 large swastikas on her apartment.JTA/Marcy Oster, 1/1/2019, 5:08 PM

Medical resident in Cleveland fired for mocking Jewish patients

Medical resident fired over scores of anti-Semitic social media posts, including some claiming she purposely gave Jews wrong medications.Marcy Oster, JTA, 1/1/2019, 2:54 PM

Bernie Sanders staffers claim ‘sexual violence’ in 2016 campaign

Veterans of Sanders' 2016 presidential bid urge Senator to discuss 'sexual violence and harassment' they say occurred during campaign.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 1/1/2019, 7:30 AM

Senator Warren takes step towards presidential run

Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren announces she is forming an exploratory committee to run for the White House.Ben Ariel, 1/1/2019, 3:05 AM

Report: Trump agrees to spread Syria withdrawal over 4 months

Administration officials say Trump agreed to spread the withdrawal of the military from Syria over four months instead of 30 days.Ben Ariel, 1/1/2019, 1:12 AM

Dep. FM eulogizes US jurist who backed Israel's claim to Yesha

'Wallace Brand was a vocal defender of Israeli legal rights.' Dep. Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely eulogizes pro-Yesha US jurist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/31/2018, 10:42 AM

Trump reassures Graham about plan to withdraw from Syria

South Carolina Senator meets Trump, shares concerns over Syria withdrawal planBen Ariel, 12/31/2018, 3:07 AM

Woman arrested for vandalizing Messianic Jewish congregation

Police nab woman accused of hurling rock through window of Messianic synagogue in North Carolina.Marcy Oster, JTA, 12/30/2018, 4:05 PM

Trump: Israel's wall works 99.9%

President Trump cites success of Israel border fence in push to fund border wall as partial government shutdown continues.David Rosenberg, 12/28/2018, 9:39 AM

Why is the US government paying Louis Farrakhan to spread hate?

Nation of Islam paid by Justice Department to spread its ideology among federal prison inmates, report reveals.David Rosenberg, 12/28/2018, 9:06 AM

The story behind Frank Sinatra’s $10,000 kippah

Where did Frank Sinatra's kippah, auctioned off recently for $10,000, come from?Stephen Silver, JTA, 12/28/2018, 8:34 AM

Organizers cancel Chicago Women’s March

Third annual Women's March cancelled in Chicago, even as local organizers reject ties with national Women's March organization.Marcy Oster, JTA, 12/28/2018, 7:30 AM

Watch: Blue light over New York City

Transformer fire in Queens sends blue light which floods the nighttime sky over New York City.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2018, 6:48 AM

Michelle Obama the most admired woman in America

Hillary Clinton not named most admired woman in America for first time since 2002.Gary Willig, 12/27/2018, 8:47 PM

Wiesenthal Center lists anti-Semitic top ten of 2018

Topping list is Pittsburgh synagogue massacre, followed by Farrakhan. Also included are Corbyn, UNRWA, Airbnb, and Roger Waters.Tal Polon, 12/27/2018, 9:37 AM

Trump makes surprise visit to US troops in Iraq

US President, First Lady make unannounced visit to army base in Iraq.Gary Willig, 12/26/2018, 9:42 PM

Ruth Bader Ginsburg released from hospital after cancer surgery

Oldest US Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg, 85, released from hospital following surgery and will continue to recuperate at home.Marcy Oster, JTA, 12/26/2018, 7:32 PM

UMass student asked to remove sign cursing Nazis

Student asked to remove sign from her dorm window cursing Nazis over 'issues of inclusion.' University later backtracks on request.Sam Sokol, JTA, 12/25/2018, 11:47 AM

Women's March leader accuses Jews of 'upholding white supremacy'

Tamika Mallory says Jews 'uphold white supremacy', following accusations she and other Women's March leaders peddled in anti-Semitism.David Rosenberg, 12/25/2018, 10:18 AM

Chabad house in Maryland facing demolition files federal lawsuit

Chabad of Towson, Maryland accuses Baltimore County of religious discrimination, defamation in lawsuit amid impending demolition.Marcy Oster, JTA, 12/24/2018, 7:37 AM

Report: Trump told Erdogan Syria is 'all yours'

According to CNN report, Trump and Erdogan discussed US withdrawal from Syria before Trump announced the move.Elad Benari, 12/24/2018, 2:09 AM

Legislation named for Elie Wiesel aims to stop genocides

Congress passes legislation named for the late Elie Wiesel that aims to improve the US response to emerging or potential genocides.Ben Ariel, 12/24/2018, 1:08 AM

Barkat in US: Sanction companies that boycott Judea and Samaria

Former Jerusalem mayor meets at White House with President Trump's special envoy to Middle East Jason Greenblatt.Uzi Baruch, 12/23/2018, 10:37 AM

US envoy in ISIS fight resigns

Brett McGurk submits resignation following Trump's decision to pull US forces out of Syria.Ben Ariel, 12/23/2018, 3:59 AM

Interior Secretary Zinke on plans to leave Trump administration

Interior Secretary sits down for exit interview on Fox's 'Special Report.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/22/2018, 7:37 PM

Senior security official criticizes Trump Syria move

'Trump threw Israel under wheels of Russian army transport truck,' Israeli security source quoted saying.Mordechai Sones, 12/22/2018, 6:06 PM

Russian spies sought intel on Jewish leaders

Report says Russians attempted to get information regarding the Anti Defamation League and other groups.JTA, 12/21/2018, 8:32 AM

Trump to cut number of troops in Afghanistan in half

Officials say US military has been ordered to begin planning to withdraw about half the troops in Afghanistan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/21/2018, 4:49 AM

Cruz introduces bill to sanction PA over terrorist payments

Texas Senator's bill would impose sanctions against PA officials who provide financial rewards for terror attacks.Elad Benari, 12/21/2018, 3:36 AM

Radical imam won't attend Toronto conference

Imam who called for the killing of Jews will not speak at conference at Islamic center in Toronto next week.Elad Benari, 12/21/2018, 2:38 AM

US Defense Secretary to step down

Trump announces that Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will retire at the end of February.Ben Ariel, 12/21/2018, 12:31 AM

Alice Walker stands by endorsement of anti-Semitic book

'The Color Purple' author says criticism of her endorsement of book by anti-Semite David Icke is meant to silence her advocacy.JTA, 12/20/2018, 11:01 PM

‘Fake News’ sign planted towards San Antonio Holocaust museum

Sign reading 'Fake News' pointed towards Holocaust museum in San Antonio, Texas.Marcy Oster, JTA, 12/20/2018, 9:16 PM

Toronto Islamic Center to host Imam who praised killing of Jews

Salaheddin Islamic Centre in Scarborough invites Saudi Imam who repeatedly called for slaughter of Jews to address its winter conference.Gary Willig, 12/20/2018, 8:32 PM

3 arrested for vandalism of Penn State U fraternity’s menorah

Three men arrested for vandalizing fraternity's menorah, assaulting fraternity member who tried to stop them.Marcy Oster, JTA, 12/20/2018, 8:10 PM

Ohio man convicted of anti-Semitic attack - for beating non-Jew

33-year-old Ohio man convicted of hate crime after he beat victim he believed was Jewish. 'I want to kill all the Jews,' assailant said.Marcy Oster, JTA, 12/20/2018, 3:26 PM

Senators oppose anti-BDS bill

Senators Sanders and Feinstein announce opposition to bill intended to protect Israel from BDS, say it violates freedom of speech.Ben Ariel, 12/20/2018, 6:09 AM

Report: Pompeo to deliver speech on Middle East

Official says Secretary of State will deliver speech on Middle East during a visit to Egypt next month. He might then visit Israel.Ben Ariel, 12/20/2018, 2:08 AM

ACLU sues Texas over anti-boycott law meant to protect Israel

ACLU: 'Whatever you think about boycotts of Israel, political boycotts are a legitimate form of nonviolent protest.'Sam Sokol, JTA, 12/19/2018, 7:14 PM