When contractor Jelle Kapitein set to work on a client’s bathroom door, he had no idea what lay behind the wooden panels. Written in thin black lettering was a message dated April 23, 1942.
Federal agents carted away boxes of documents in a raid on the Michigan Jewish Institute. A former worker says she was fired after she asked too many questions about the college, which enrolls mostly Israeli students who speak no English.
Christian Zionists are emerging as an increasingly powerful force in the pro-Israel world. Are their strident views pulling the lobby to the far right — and away from younger evangelicals?
Reconstructionist congregations say they’re ready for their movement’s seminary to become the first rabbinical school to accept students with non-Jewish partners, yet the fallout from the expected change could still fracture the troubled denomination.
Iran and six major world powers reached a nuclear deal on Tuesday, capping more than a decade of negotiations with an agreement that could transform the Middle East, and which Israel called an “historic surrender.”