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Palestinians file suit seeking US embassy out of Jerusalem

(JTA) – The Palestinians filed a lawsuit with the United Nations highest court asking the international body to order the United States to move its embassy out of Jerusalem. The lawsuit was filed by “the State of Palestine” with the International Court of Justice, or World Court, on Friday, Sept. 28, Reuters reported.  More...

Trump administration welcomes launch of Israel defense pact signed under Obama

(JTA) – The Trump Administration welcomed the “the bi-partisan nature” of U.S. support for Israel, as a 10-year defense agreement signed in 2016 under President Barack Obama kicked in.  The $38 billion Memorandum of Understanding went into operation on Monday, Oct. 1, the first day of the new fiscal year.  More...

96-year-old Jewish American shares Nobel Prize in Physics

(JTA) – Three researchers, including a Jewish American, won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics for inventions in the field of laser physics. Arthur Ashkin, who retired after 40 years from Bell Labs in New Jersey in 1992, but remains active in his home laboratory, at 96 is the oldest ever Nobel laureate.  More...

Chicago kosher supervisor shot dead; may be victim of killing spree

CHICAGO – Eliyahu Moscowitz, a kosher supervisor at a supermarket, was shot dead in Chicago on Simchat Torah in what local residents fear might be a killing spree. Moscowitz, 24, was shot once in the head and left for dead on a rainy Monday night in the East Rogers Park neighborhood, about a mile from where he grew up. Police say robbery does not appear to have been a motive. More...

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