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  1. UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn denies honoring Munich attack killer

    (JTA) — Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the Labour Party in the United Kingdom, denied reports that in 2014 he honored a Palestinian perpetrator of the 1972 massacre of Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympics. Corbyn, who became the head of Labour in 2015, is a hard-left politician whom the president of the Board of...

  2. Natan Meir, whose wife was killed in a terror attack in their home, remarries

    JERUSALEM (JTA) — Natan Meir, whose wife Dafna was killed in a terror attack in their home, was married in a ceremony in Jerusalem. Only close family attended the wedding ceremony on Thursday, Arutz-7 reported, and said that no photos from the wedding would be released to the public. Meir announced in March that he...

  3. Arrested cousin of Manchester bomber posted anti-Semitic messages on Facebook

    (JTA) — A cousin of the Manchester bomber arrested last week in connection with the attack that left 22 dead posted anti-Semitic messages on social media. Abderahman Forjani, 21, was arrested on May 23, hours after the suicide bomb attack by Salman Adedi outside the Manchester Arena at the end of a concert by American...

  4. Israel tests rocket propulsion system

    JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel carried out a test launch of a rocket propulsion system from a military base located in the center of Israel. A statement issued by the Defense Ministry Monday morning after the test did not say whether or not it was successful. The rocket could be seen in the sky leaving a...

  5. Donald Trump stands by son-in-law advisor Jared Kushner amid FBI probe and reported tensions

    (JTA) — President Donald Trump praised his Orthodox Jewish son-in-law Jared Kushner for the work he has done in the White House, amid FBI scrutiny of Kushner’s contacts with Russia and rumors of tension in their relationship. “Jared is doing a great job for the country,” Trump said in a statement to The New York...