Thursday, July 20th, 2017

Christian Zionists still uncertain about Trump — but know they’re glad Obama is out

By RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) – Barack Obama is gone and the relief among the Christian Zionists and their Jewish friends who peopled certain corners of Washington, D.C., this week was palpable. Gary Bauer, the veteran evangelical activist, laid it out at the opening session of Christians United for Israel’s annual conference on Monday. A […]

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

Uganda’s Jews are down to one meal a day because of East Africa’s famine

By BEN SALES (JTA) — Uganda’s 2,000 Jews have long maintained a modest existence. They live in the east of the country in a hilly, rural area that lacks paved roads, consistent electricity and freely running water. But this year, the situation for Uganda’s Jewish community, called the Abayudaya, has worsened. Twenty million people across Africa and […]