Barack Obama Says Israel Criticism Is Tough Love

In his first visit to a synagogue, Barack Obama sought to explain, not retract, his criticism of Israeli policies. He seemed to pass the test with flying colors.

Joe Lieberman Says Next President Will Be 'Closer' to Israel

Former U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman, in an interview with JTA, surmised that the next U.S. administration would be friendlier with Israel than the current one.

Exotic Kosher Feast Sickens Some at Manhattan Synagogue

Adventurous eaters paid up to $140 to feast on exotic — and kosher — food, including locusts and goat testicles at a famed Manhattan synagogue. But some guests fell sick after the eclectic event, and the city health department is investigating.

Who the Jewish Billionaires Are Backing for 2016

You don’t get to vote for another 18 months, but big-money donors are already making their voices heard. Nathan Guttman tells you which Jewish moguls are backing which candidates for the White House.

Inescapable: An SJP 'apartheid wall' on the University of California's Berkeley campus hits students directly with its message critical of Israel.

Students for Justice in Palestine Builds Support With In-Your-Face Push

With a shoestring budget and provocative tactics, Students for Justice in Palestine might not sound like a political dynamo. Yet it’s making its voice heard on campuses from coast to coast.