79 Democrats Urge President Obama To Keep Pushing for Two-State Solution

Seventy-nine Democratic members of Congress told President Barack Obama that he should “persevere” in his efforts for a two-state solution in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Israeli 'David's Sling' Defense System Passes Test

A new Israeli air defense system being developed in partnership with the United States has passed advanced tests, the Israeli Defense Ministry said on Wednesday, putting it on course for possible deployment by next year.

Barbara Wolff, “Against All the Gods of Egypt I Will Execute Judgement.” Rose Haggadah/Morgan Library & Museum.

The Haggadah Illuminations of Barbara Wolff

The contemporary illuminations of Barbara Wolff, including the Rose Haggadah on exhibit at the Morgan Library & Museum in New York, draw on botany, history, and archeology of the ancient Near East.

Did Kirk Douglas Have a Secret Tunnel to the Playboy Mansion?

Playboy editors came across a strange thing in the archives: blueprints to tunnels linking Hugh Hefner’s mansion to the homes of Hollywood leading men — including Kirk Douglas.

Right Wing Rising: Hungarian far-right leader Gabor Vona addresses supporters after European parliamentary elections.

Hungary's Far Right Jobbik Edges Toward Power

The Hungarian far-right leader Gabor Vona, founder of a since disbanded paramilitary group who made a career vilifying the Roma and Jews, has cleaned up his previously hardline image.