John Kerry Seeks To Keep Peace Talks Alive

    Secretary of State John Kerry broke from his travel schedule for the second time in a week to rush back to the Middle East on Monday to try to salvage Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.

    Sheldon Adelson Gets OK To Expand Right Wing Israel Media Empire

    A Jerusalem court approved the sale of the right-wing newspaper Makor Rishon and the NRG news website to Sheldon Adelson’s Israel Hayom company.

    Iran Chief Rabbi Yosef Hamadani Cohen Dies at 98

    The chief rabbi of Iran, Rabbi Yosef Hamadani Cohen, has died.

    Growing Force: Supporters of Hungary?s far right Jobbik Party march in Budapest.

    Hungary's Far Right Jobbik Party Hones Appeal With Jibes at Jews

    To launch its campaign for Hungary’s parliamentary election, the far-right Jobbik party, accused by critics of anti-Semitism, chose as its venue a former synagogue with a plaque on the wall commemorating 500 local Jews killed in the Holocaust.

    Ehud Olmert Convicted in 6-Figure 'Holyland' Bribery Case

    An Israeli court convicted former prime minister Ehud Olmert on Monday of accepting a six-figure sum in bribes linked to a real-estate deal, probably ending any prospects of a political comeback.