Mary McGowan Davis, the American judge who led the independent United Nations probe into the events of last summer’s war in Gaza, said the main message committee members wanted to transmit is that Israel must reexamine its policy of using its military might against civilians, because it led to unprecedented destruction in Gaza and to the killing of about 1,500 innocents.
Russ Feingold is planning to run for his old Senate seat from Wisconsin. And Democrats see the liberal stalwart as their best chance to turn the U.S. Senate back to blue.
Touro Synagogue, a 450-year-old congregation in Newport, Rhode Island, is fighting two wars. One is against Congregation Shearith Israel of New York. The other is against its community’s demise.
The brutal shooting of nine people at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church on Wednesday night rocked Charleston’s Jewish community.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected comments attributed to the country’s religious services minister in which he attacked Reform Judaism.