It is considered one of Israel’s highest honors: Lighting the 12 torches at the ceremony marking the opening of the country’s Independence Day celebrations. And this year’s decision to invite two Jewish American leaders to share the torch lighting is already creating a stir.
“Can’t senior Israeli officials have their remarks to major international audiences factually checked by the distinguished scholarly staff of Yad Vashem?” asked one historian in frustration.
Did President Trump’s Holocaust memorial speech clean up his blemished record on anti-Semitism and the Holocaust?
Conservative Trump supporters are dismayed at his warming up to Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen.
After a rocky first few months in office, in which his White House was accused of demonstrating a lack of sensitivity and understanding to the Holocaust, President Trump delivered a full address in an attempt to correct this perception.
Paul Wolfowitz, deputy defense secretary during the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, hopes Trump’s strike on Syria will mark a return to days of American involvement in the Middle East
“What are you afraid of ― her ideas? Ask her the hard questions,” Bernie Sanders told students planning to disrupt Ann Coulter’s speech.
A last-minute decision by Missouri’s Jewish governor to overturn decades-long rules preventing taxpayer dollars from going to religious institutions has thrown a Supreme Court case into disarray.
For Senator Tom Cotton, a leading voice in the conservative wing of the Republican Party, it took until college to meet his first Jewish friend. He grew up in rural Arkansas and only at Harvard did he encounter fellow Jewish students.
Despite controversies surrounding his past associations, White House counterterrorism adviser Sebastian Gorka is a welcome speaker at upcoming Jewish and pro-Israeli events.