November 23, 2016 RSS feed / Mideast

This is how Trump could scrap the Iran deal

WASHINGTON—Enforce the Iran deal. Violate the Iran deal. Leave it to Congress. Do nothing. More...

Woman tapped as director of rabbinical court

An Orthodox Jewish woman has been appointed director of a rabbinical court in the West Bank town of Efrat.  Jennie Rosenfeld will head the rabbinical court for property claims in the Efrat municipal region, The Jerusalem Post reported. More...

Robert Kraft donates funds for sports campus

Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots and a noted Jewish philanthropist, has donated $6-million to create the Kraft Family Sports Campus in Jerusalem.  More...

Singer eulogized as someone ‘who loved Israel’

Israel’s president and prime minister both paid tribute to the Canadian Jewish singer and poet Leonard Cohen, who died at 82.  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised Cohen as “a talented artist and warmhearted Jew who loved the pe More...

Husbands who refuse a religious divorce could face jail time

A Jewish man in Israel who refuses to grant his wife a religious divorce after being ordered to do so by a rabbinical court could face criminal charges and be jailed.  More...