Reaction to Israel’s Levy Commission, which says the Israeli occupation of the West Bank is legal, is threatening to shatter American Jewish consensus on the peace process.
A “normal” looking man carrying a fake Michigan driver’s license is suspected in the suicide bombing that killed seven Israelis in Bulgaria.
Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv’s death raises the question of whether the Haredi community will continue his ultra-conservatism or make some concessions.
The deadly Bulgaria bus bombing came on the 18th anniversary of an attack on a Jewish center in Argentina and amid reports that Hezbollah wanted to avenge a slain leader.
Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv, leader of the Lithuanian ultra-Orthodox community in Israel and one of the most well-known figures in the Haredi world, died at the age of 102.
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