EDITORIAL : Michael Oren can’t understand why American Jews support President Obama despite his differences with Israel’s government. That just shows how little the ex-ambassador understands us, Jane Eisner writes.
One of the little-noticed findings of the U.N. commission on possible Gaza war crimes is the panel’s strong criticism of Israel’s move to close the books on its military’s killing of four Palestinian boys on a beach.
Israeli Druze leaders have mostly condemned a grisly attack on an ambulance that killed a wounded Syrian. But in the picturesque villages of the Golan Heights, members of the secretive sect are boiling with anger at the civil war raging across the border — and want action.
Jewish groups have been quick to celebrate the landmark Supreme Court decision making gay marriage legal in all 50 states. But despite the mostly positive vibe, some still have reservations.
A Jewish rabbinical court ruled that an official swindled an Orthodox charity to the tune of $20 million. Prosecutors cited a dramatically smaller amount, but the case highlights the power of religious courts’ decisions in the secular legal world.
A jury decided against a Jewish group that promotes so-called ‘gay conversion therapy.’ Jurors awarded $72,000 in damages to victims — but will the judge shut down JONAH for its bogus claims to ‘cure’ gays?