Russia and Iran in ‘hectic race’ for the future of war-torn Syria | JNS.org

April 29, 2019The main headlinesDespite apologizing on April 28 for running an anti-Semitic cartoon that ran in its international edition on Thursday, “The New York Times“ published another anti-Semitic cartoon in the same edition over the weekend. Credit: VG.newsIn midst of apology for one anti-Semitic cartoon, ‘New York Times’ publishes yet anotherJackson RichmanJNSNorwegian cartoonist Roar Hagen depicts Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with sinister eyes taking a picture of himself with a selfie-stick, carrying in what appears to be an empty desert with a tablet featuring the Israeli flag painted on it.brief‘The New York Times’ apologizes for running anti-Semitic cartoonAaron Bandler Jewish Journal“We have investigated how this happened,” read Sunday’s statement, “and learned that, because of a faulty process, a single editor working without adequate oversight downloaded the syndicated cartoon and made the decision to include it on the Opinion page.”briefOutrage ensues over anti-Semitic cartoon published in ‘The New York Times’The newspaper quickly took down the cartoon and apologized, acknowledging that the piece was “offensive,” “included antisemitic tropes,” and that “it was an error of judgment to publish it.”briefIsraeli minister links Chabad synagogue shooting and anti-Semitic ‘Times’ cartoonAriel KahanaIsraeli Strategic Affairs Minister Gilad Erdan wrote that anti-Semitism in political cartoons extended beyond the pages of newspapers and turned into the “blood of Jews” being spilled in synagogues or other places “identified as Jewish.”Lori Kaye with her daughter, Hannah, and her husband, Dr. Howard Kaye. Credit: Chabad.org/News.newsRemembering Lori Kaye, 60, who ‘thought of others before herself’Dovid MargolinChabad.org/NewsChabad of Poway attack took the life of a beloved pillar in the Southern California community.briefPoway shooter charged with murder in death of woman and injuries of three othersJohn Earnest, 19, a nursing student who had no prior criminal record and wrote in a manifesto that he “would die a thousand times over to prevent the doomed fate that the Jews have planned for my race,” is scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday.newsOne killed, three injured in shooting at Chabad of Poway, Calif.; suspect apprehendedJackson RichmanLori Gilbert-Kaye, 60, succumbed to her injuries suffered in the attack. Also wounded were a girl and two men, including the synagogue’s rabbi, 57-year-old Yisroel Goldstein.briefChabad puts out statement expressing concern about more anti-Semitic attacksHanan Greenwood and Dan LavieChabad both laments and condemns the Passover shooting in Poway, Calif., pleading with local and federal authorities, as well as the school system, to take steps to root out “gangrene” of anti-Semitism.Chabad of Poway, Calif. Credit: Google Maps.newsJewish, pro-Israel organizations grieve over Poway Chabad shootingJNSThis latest act of terror came six months to the day when 11 people were killed at the Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha Synagogue in Pittsburgh, the deadliest anti-Semitic attack in U.S. Jewish historyfeatureThe challenge of keeping the Syrian Golan from becoming South Lebanon 2.0Yoav LimorIsrael HayomIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Security Cabinet members get a tour with the North Front Command in the Golan Heights on Feb. 6, 2018. Credit: Kobi Gideon/GPO.Workers on the Israeli Tamar gas-processing rig some 25 kilometers off the Israeli southern coast of Ashkelon. Noble Energy and Delek are the main partners in the gas field, estimated to contain 10 trillion cubic feet of gas. June 23, 2014. Photo by Moshe Shai/Flash90.briefIsrael’s Delek closes in on $2 billion deal for Chevron’s North Sea oilfieldsIsrael HayomThe acquisition would mark another step for Israeli company Delek towards its expected public listing.The Texas state legislature. Credit: Texas Legislature.briefFederal judge rules anti-BDS law in Texas unconstitutionalJNS“At the heart of the First Amendment lies the principle that each person should decide for him or herself the ideas and beliefs deserving of expression, consideration and adherence,” said U.S. District Judge Robert Pittman.An aeriel view of the Israeli gas rig Tamar, situated off the Israeli northern coast. Credit: Albatross Aerial photography/Nobel Energy/Flash90.briefUS-Israel initiative calls for R&D proposals on renewable energy, natural gasJNSTo qualify, they must include research and development cooperation between a U.S. company and an Israeli firm, or between a university and a company in which one party is in the United States and the other is in Israel, said BIRD in a statement.briefLebanese Druze leader Walid Jumblatt calls Shebaa Farms a ‘Trojan horse’MEMRILebanese Druze leader Walid Jumblatt: Only 180,000 Palestinian refugees remained in Lebanon; Shebaa Farms is not Lebanese land.An El Al Boeing 787 Dreamliner arrives at Ben-Gurion International Airport. Photo by Tomer Neuberg/Flash90.briefEl Al plane makes eme

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