Macher No More? Establishment Jewish leaders like Abe Foxman used to be gatekeepers for most activism. Not any more.

    Upstart Jewish Activists Push Aside Establishment Leaders

    The conservative political blogger Ken Berwitz was enraged last month, but not by Democratic malfeasance, his favored bugbear. No, he was irked by the policies of an Oklahoma-based chain of craft stores.

    Israeli Finishes Third in World Series of Poker Tournament

    Israel native Amir Lehavot finished in third place in the World Series of Poker, taking home about $3.7 million.

    John Kerry Admits Peace Talks 'Difficulties'

    Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday Israeli- Palestinian peace talks had run into difficulties but thought it still possible some agreement could be reached.

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    Women's Soccer Star Dana Schwartz Joins Tel Aviv Team

    Dana Schwartz, a member of two U.S. teams to win the Maccabiah Games gold medal in women’s soccer, moved to Israel and will play professionally there.

    Brandeis Scores $5M Gift From Mandel Foundation

    The Cleveland-based Mandel Foundation awarded $5.25 million to Brandeis University to endow a professorship in Jewish education research.