Medical resident in Cleveland fired for anti-Semitic social media posts

A medical resident at the Cleveland Clinic was fired after her anti-Semitic social media posts were discovered. Dr. Lara Kollab worked at there from July 2018 to September 2018. The clinic fired her after the messages – which were posted over the last seven years – were flagged. Read more.

Israel officially withdraws from UNESCO

Israel’s withdrawal from UNESCO has gone into effect a year after it officially notified the international body that it would leave. Read more.

The top 11 Jewish stories of 2018

The year 2018 was a hectic and often bewildering one for the global Jewish community. From the U.S. Embassy move to Jerusalem to the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, the past 12 months brought surprises and shocks, and in ways that often divided Jewish opinion. Read more.

IDF: With explosives and ‘liquid,’ cross-border tunnels destroyed

The IDF on Thursday said it had destroyed all of the attack tunnels dug by Hezbollah from the southern Lebanese village of Kafr Kila into the northern Israeli border town of Metulla. Read more.

Jewish Agency for Israel names new CEO

Federation partner The Jewish Agency for Israel names a new CEO. Read more.