So far just 1,000 refugees from Syria’s brutal civil war have found a safe haven in the U.S. Jewish groups are leading a push to open our door wider as the fighting shows no sign of ending.
Russ Feingold is planning to run for his old Senate seat from Wisconsin. And Democrats see the liberal stalwart as their best chance to turn the U.S. Senate back to blue.
Chuck Schumer has been one of the staunchest Democratic critics of the emerging nuclear deal with Iran. So Jewish activists were surprised when he softened his tone.
Rabbi Marc Schneier says the Orthodox Rabbinical Council of America reneged on a deal to dismiss charges against him if he apologized for an extramarital affair. Was the prominent rabbi ‘set up’ — or is he trying to explain away scandalous behavior?
The abrupt layoff of all editorial staffers at Philadelphia’s Jewish Exponent, the second-oldest Jewish newspaper in America, has highlighted the dire situation of local Jewish publications struggling to stay afloat.
California’s sprawling state university may soon adopt a definition of anti-Semitism that could allow it to ban many campus protests of Israel. Is the move defending Jewish students’ rights — or an effort to squelch free speech?
Sheldon Adelson’s secret summit in Las Vegas has been declared a rousing success, with up to $50 million pouring into the coffers of pro-Israel campus groups. So why do some Jewish groups see its aggressive approach as a recipe for failure?
Sheldon Adelson and Shmuley Boteach are enlisting megadonors to flood campus pro-Israel advocates with cash. Nathan Guttman reveals why some mainstream Jewish groups are boycotting the Las Vegas event — and others weren’t even invited.
A lengthy Catholic document, published in Latin after extensive theological debate, didn’t seem likely to overcome centuries of animosity with Jews. But despite some bumps in the road, Vatican II still looks like a game-changer — even 50 years later.
Right-wing mogul Sheldon Adelson has summoned pro-Israel activists for a closed-door meeting in Las Vegas to counter the wave of anti-Israel activity on college campuses.