Today in History, September 3: 1864: The Varieties Theatre which would eventually become "a Jewish theatre" opened today at 37 Bowery.


Netanyahu Plans to Keep Fighting Iran Deal

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to continue his campaign against the Iran nuclear deal.

Iran to Confiscate Cars of 'Poorly Veiled' Women

Iran's police say women drivers in Tehran could have their cars impounded by police if they are caught driving with a poorly fixed veil.

EU Official Attacks Woman, Abuses Her as 'Dirty Jewess'

Witnesses at a cafe in Brussels say EU labor union head tried to choke woman while asserting 'Hitler should have exterminated all Jews.'

PM Says He is 'Ready' to Meet with Abbas for Negotiations

Netanyahu tells Women Wage Peace activists that he is ready to go to Ramallah to forge the solution 'two states for two people.'


US Military Aid to Israel to Rise

The "Washington Post" reports that the Obama administration is in talks with Israel over a $35 billion, 10-year package.

Air Europa to Offers Tel Aviv - South America fares

Spanish airline Air Europa announced special pricing on Wednesday for Israelis flying to South America.


Switzerland to Lift Sanctions Against Iran

The sanctions will be lifted on Thursday, the Swiss government said in a statement, to support show support for the reached July 14 between Iran and six major world powers.

Air France Deeply Regrets Removing Israel From its Map

Israels name is often absent from atlases, textbooks and official publications by firms seeking to avoid angering Arab consumers over Israel.

Iran Orders Chinese Fighter Jets After Warplane Purchase From Moscow

On the heels of announcing the building of two new nuclear reactors, Iran is about to conclude a transaction with China for the purchase of mult-irole jet fighter planes. This transaction comes only days after purchasing a fleet of in-flight refueling warplanes from Moscow.

An Australian Reality Show Got Too Close to ISIS

Where reality TV "introduces" its contestants to life with ISIS.


Auschwitz Showers for Tourists?

Auschwitz showers for tourists cool off some, offend others.

Meet the Jewish Woman Getting Ready to Live on Mars

One Jewish medical doctor is preparing to make a big move.

Polish Official Believes Nazi 'Gold Train' Exists

Polish Deputy Culture Minister says he has seen an image to prove the discovery of an armored Nazi train missing since World War II.

No More Un-Kosher Meals for Hebrew National

The Hebrew National brand will stop posting non-kosher videos.

Soul Food, September 3

Life is to be lived. If you have to support yourself, you had bloody well better find some way that is going to be interesting. And you don't do that by sitting around.-Katharine Hepburn