ICC Backers Set To Ignore Israel Plea To Cut Funding

Many leading backers of the International Criminal Court will ignore Israel’s call for them to cut funding in response to an inquiry into possible war crimes in the Palestinian territories, officials told Reuters.

Prize-Winner: Ruby Namdar’s “Ruined House’ takes place both in 2000 New York and at the Holy Temple in Jerusalem.

How Ruby Namdar Wrote the Great Hebrew American Novel

Ruby Namdar has won the Sapir Prize for his novel ‘The Ruined House.’ He speaks to the Forward about living in English but writing in Hebrew.

French immigrants walk past a real estate office in coastal city of Netanya.

French Immigrants Find Peace of Mind in Israel — But 'Ou Est Le Fromage'?

At a busy supermarket in Jerusalem a smartly dressed woman, recently arrived in Israel, was stopping shoppers to ask if anyone spoke French. Having found a candidate, her first question was: “Where’s the cheese counter?”


Anti-Semitic Incidents Double in France

Last year saw a doubling of anti-Semitic incidents recorded in France, and a 60 percent increase Belgium.


Americans Try Snacking While Sabra

Chocolate bars filled with Pop Rocks? Falafel-flavored crunchies? In a new Buzzfeed video, Americans sample Israeli snacks and find out just what we’re missing.