German court convicts Holocaust denier ‘Nazi grandma’ for the third time

Ursula Haverbeck, 88, was sentenced to six months in prison for publicly saying in January 2016 that the Holocaust did ...
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Go see Israel’s Oscar contender ‘Foxtrot.’ If only because Israel is warning you not to

Go see this magnificent film. If only because, whether your leader is Trump or Bibi, they may one day too ...
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IDF rabbis will no longer read Book of Joshua at swearing-in

IDF decides that army rabbis will no longer read from the Book of Joshua at swearing-in ceremonies.

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Israeli TV show promises prize to sexual harassment victims

Morning show posts message: 'Go to our Facebook page and tell us if you were sexually harassed - and you ...
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Arab MK consoles family of murdered Samaria man

Meretz MK, mayor of Arab town visit Samaria town to console family of elderly Jewish man murdered by terrorists ahead ...
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New Israeli Labor Party leader: ‘I don’t deal with Palestinians’ rights’

Avi Gabbay reaffirms his support for two-state solution after anti-Arab comments cause storm, but says: 'We should avoid uprooting Jews ...
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Thousands march across the US for LGBTQ pride – and against Donald Trump

Thousands march across the US for LGBTQ pride – and against Donald TrumpThis year’s Pride parades are more than just a symbol of support for the LGBT community: They are centres of opposition to President Donald Trump. The march drew inspiration from the hugely popular Women’s March, organised in protest of Mr Trump’s inauguration. “We are here to stand and be counted,” Washington march participant Daniel Dunlop told the BBC.


Le Pen's far-right surge loses momentum in France

Le Pen's far-right surge loses momentum in FranceMarine Le Pen’s far-right National Front suffered a severe setback on Sunday, as her success in reaching the French presidential runoff failed to translate into support in parliamentary polls. Le Pen won 10.7 million votes as she lost to Emmanuel Macron last month, but her party’s first-round result on Sunday saw it falling way short of its aim of getting a stronger voice in parliament. The anti-EU, anti-immigration National Front (FN) is on course to win between one and 10 seats in the 577-seat National Assembly in the June 18 runoff.


Macron's takeover of French politics is all but complete

Macron's takeover of French politics is all but completePARIS (AP) — Emmanuel Macron's takeover of French politics is all but complete. The newly elected French leader's gamble that voters wanted to throw out old faces and try something new is paying off in full — first by giving him the presidency and, on Sunday, the crucial first step toward securing the legislative power to deliver on his pledge of far-reaching change.


Republicans urge Trump on tapes; Sessions to testify Tues

Republicans urge Trump on tapes; Sessions to testify TuesWASHINGTON (AP) — Fellow Republicans pressed President Donald Trump on Sunday to come clean about whether he has tapes of private conversations with former FBI Director James Comey and provide them to Congress if he does — or possibly face a subpoena, as a Senate investigation into collusion with Russia or obstruction of justice extended to a Trump Cabinet member.