Iran launches dozens of drones at Israel, marking unprecedented escalation of regional tensions

((JEWISH REVIEW)) — Iran launched more than 100 drones at Israel late Saturday, in a gambit that may be aimed at overloading Israel’s air defenses. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel was ready to strike back, portending an escalation in a growing regional conflict surrounding the Israel-Hamas war. “We are watching the threat. It […]

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Israel signs agreement with South American soccer federation, paving way for elite international competition

((JEWISH REVIEW)) — Israel’s soccer association has signed a cooperation agreement with South America’s soccer confederation that opens the door for it to compete in the continent’s elite tournaments, such as the Copa America, alongside soccer powerhouses like Argentina and Uruguay. Israel currently plays in the Union of European Football Associations and has given no […]

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As Israel braces for potential Iranian attack, US warns Americans in the country to exercise caution

((JEWISH REVIEW)) — The United States is barring government personnel and their families in Israel from traveling outside several major urban areas as warnings of an Iranian attack on the country grow more intense. Concerns have mounted in recent days over Iran’s potential response to an alleged Israeli strike on an Iranian embassy building in […]

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Jewish groups signal new interest in Gaza aid following Israel’s strike on World Central Kitchen workers

((JEWISH REVIEW)) — The New Israel Fund opened its latest fundraising pitch Wednesday with a Passover-themed plea: “Let all who are hungry come and eat.” The reference to the upcoming holiday was not the only way the appeal was topical. The U.S.-based nonprofit, which funds a variety of progressive organizations in Israel, was, for the […]

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Princeton joins list of Ivy Leagues under Title VI antisemitism investigation, against the wishes of its Jewish leaders

((JEWISH REVIEW)) – While fellow Ivy League institutions landed in hot water over their handling of campus antisemitism since the Israel-Hamas war began six months ago, Princeton University has largely evaded the spotlight. That changed this week, as the U.S. Department of Education opened a Title VI investigation into antisemitism allegations at the elite New […]

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Israeli academics face backlash after signing letter accusing Israel of ‘plausible genocide’ in Gaza

((JEWISH REVIEW)) — A lecturer at an Israeli university is going on unpaid leave after students demanded he be fired for signing a petition that claims Israel “appears to” be guilty of genocide. Regev Nathansohn, who teaches communications at Sapir College, is one of two dozen Israeli academics who have signed a petition calling for […]

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