Israel Names Lebanon Veteran as New Military Chief

Israel on Saturday announced the appointment of a new chief of staff of its armed forces, Major-General Gadi Eisenkot, who has spent much of his operational career confronting Hezbollah guerrillas in southern Lebanon.

17th Century Man: Petrus Cunaeus proposed that the political organization of ancient Israel could be a model for contemporary European politics.

Could Spoken Language Be the Key to Unification?

What if Israel wasn’t a Jewish state but a Hebrew state? Having one common language might help forge one Israeli identity — but not without some problems.

The Physicists: Werner Heisenberg (left) led Germany’s nuclear program, while Danish physicist Niels Bohr (right) escaped the Nazis.

Physicists of Two Masters

When Nazis removed Jewish scientists from their posts, Nobel Prize winners Werner Heisenberg and Max Planck did little to defend their colleagues. A new book asks why.

French Jews Flock to Montreal To Build a New Life

French Jews eager to flee their country’s dismal unemployment rate and the shock of anti-Semitism are resettling in French-speaking Quebec.

Britain's Labour Party Voices Objection to Israel Boycott

Britain’s Labour Party reiterated its opposition to boycotting Israel after a municipality voted to support one.