Asked about diversity in Hollywood last week, the Coen brothers defended to the Washington Post their history of making movies about Jews and Minnesotans.
Framed by a slide of two young guys in jeans and tees playing ping-pong on the Facebook campus, Jonathan Greenblatt described an event hosted by the social media behemoth in Palo Alto, California, the week before.
Hillary Rodham Clinton and Bernie Sanders snapped at one another over the Jewish senator’s Iran policy in their final debate before the New Hampshire primary contest, with the former secretary of state twice suggesting it would endanger Israel.
On Monday, Iowans will gather to launch the 2016 presidential election with an arcane ritual — the caucus.
The collapse of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process a year ago has led to an accelerating war of words over Israeli settlements, with Israel accusing its growing chorus of foreign critics of prejudging the final terms of a peace deal at best – and anti-Semitism at worst.
After the latest Republican presidential debate, there was speculation in media that Texas Sen. Ted Cruz’s jibes about “New York values” had sinister undertones.
Talk of a Bernie Sanders presidency has suddenly become a lot more serious.
Less than a month after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan signaled a readiness to mend ties with Israel after years of antipathy, a delegation of American Jewish leaders has embarked on a trip to embrace Turkey’s longtime rival Greece.
Hope that the nuclear deal would tamp down tensions in the region and enhance stability is quickly evaporating, Ron Kampeas writes.