Menu JTA Search
Israeli Embassy guard in Jordan kills assailant, bystander after being stabbed with screwdriver

Israeli Embassy guard in Jordan kills assailant, bystander after being stabbed with screwdriver

The incident is fomenting a spiraling diplomatic crisis.

Featured Stories

Jason Greenblatt, Trump’s envoy, heads to Israel to help reduce Temple Mount tensions

Mahmoud Abbas cancels security coordination meetings between Israel and Palestinians

Thousands attend funeral of three members of one family killed in Palestinian stabbing attack

Read More >

United States

Sean Spicer

Sean Spicer resigns: The press secretary’s most memorable Jewish moments

From the Holocaust to JCCs, four times Spicer mixed it up with the Jews.

Read More >

Israel & Middle East

Three Palestinians reported killed in riots over Temple Mount metal detectors

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas reportedly asked for Jared Kushner's help in removing the devices.

Read More >

From the JTA Archives

Japanese Government Rejects Article Blaming Stock Market Trouble on Jews

Candy Workers Strike; Want Pay Checks Sweetened

highway

Porno Pix on Highways Cause Accidents

Read More >

World

Three Italian brothers try to find the cave they lived in during the Holocaust

In the new PBS documentary "Shalom Italia," the entertaining Anati brothers retrace a harrowing past — and enjoy delicious food along the way.

Read More >

From 70 Faces Media

Halvah and Halwah: What’s The Difference?

The Colorful, Historic ‘Lost Shul Mural’ of Burlington, Vermont

Natalie Portman’s New Film Arrives in August (But She Won’t Be Playing RBG)

Read More >

Life & Culture

‘Wonder Woman II’ in the works, Warner Bros announces

"Wonder Woman" has surpassed $600 million at the box office worldwide, making it the sixth-highest grossing film of 2017.

Read More >