August 30, 2017 RSS feed / World News

Three Jewish movements opt out of Trump phone call

Three streams of American Judaism will not participate in the traditional annual pre-High Holidays call with the president, saying Donald Trump has “given succor to those who advocate anti-Semitism, racism, and xenophobia.”  More...

Russia’s Jews to get etrogs despite sanctions

The Italian government said that the export of Italy-grown etrog fruits to Russia will not be affected by sanctions imposed by the European Union against Moscow, Russia’s chief rabbi said.  More...

Federal judge rules kosher meals must be provided

A federal judge in Idaho ruled that the state’s Department of Correction must provide kosher meals for prisoners in all Idaho prisons.  More...