Dieudonne Convicted for Charlie Hebdo Joke

A French comedian was found guilty on Wednesday of condoning terrorism for a joke posted on his Facebook account after Islamist attacks in Paris that killed 17 people in January, but escaped a possible jail sentence.

What Will Netanyahu Victory Mean for American-Israeli Relations?

What Netanyahu has just proved, Nathan Guttman writes, is that an Israeli leader can bring relations with the White House to a historic low and still emerge victorious.


After Vote, Spotlight Shifts to Reuven Rivlin

Now that Israelis have voted, meet President Reuven Rivlin. The man who will crown the country’s next prime minister is a lifelong Likudnik who advocates for Arab civil rights.


Hope, Fear, and a Day at the Beach as Israel Votes in Watershed Election

As Israel goes to the polls, Naomi Zeveloff travels from West Bank settlements to liberal enclaves and even the beach in search of the storylines that will determine the country’s next leader.


FEGS Cascading Fiscal Woes Clear Months Before Group Rang the Alarm

FEGS was warned of cascading fiscal problems months before its collapse, the Forward has learned. So why did the Jewish charity fail to raise alarm — or take steps to stop the bleeding?

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