Boston Funeral Home Trades Orthodox Burial Society for Nondenominational Group

    A new nondenominational Jewish burial society has replaced an Orthodox one at a Boston-area Jewish funeral home.

    Three Israeli Actors Refuse to Star in West Bank Performance

    Three Israeli stage actors asked to be excused from performing in a play staged at a cultural center in the West Bank settlement of Ariel.

    Jewish Son's Eternal Tattoo Tribute to Mother

    When Floris Hirschfeld’s mother died two years ago, he had her portrait tattooed on his back to honour her memory.

    Warren Weinstein Pleads With Barack Obama: 'I've Been Abandoned'

    A U.S. development worker kidnapped in Pakistan by al Qaeda two years ago appealed to President Barack Obama to intervene and help negotiate his release, in a video released on Thursday.

    Benjamin Netanyahu and Mahmoud Abbas Hold Secret Talks for Years

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas have had secret back-channel talks for several years, an Israeli newspaper is reporting.