Zuckerman Run Could Mark New Stage in Politics

While the U.S. Senate is full of Jews (13 at last count), it boasts no alumni of the world of Jewish politics. That could change. According to recent reports, billionaire real estate mogul Mortimer Zuckerman, a prominent Jewish communal figure and veteran of the Jewish political scene, is considering a run for Senate in New York.


JCPA Taking Direct Aim at Anti-Israel Boycotters

With anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions efforts gaining visibility, the Jewish community’s main public-policy coordinating body is for the first time confronting the BDS movement as a specific and stated priority.


Shas Breaks Old Taboo, Joins Zionists

Israel’s largest ultra-Orthodox political party is eliciting outrage from those to its right and a mix of anxiety and applause from those to its left after breaking a 113-year-old taboo and joining the Zionist establishment.

A Sex Scandal Splits Orthodox Zionist World Between Silence and Action

Israel’s influential Orthodox Zionists have divided into two camps following a sexual-abuse scandal involving one of their most renowned and charismatic leaders, stoking fears for the future of rabbinic authority.


For Israel, Size Doesn’t Matter

‘Don’t be mad, but it’s small,” starts a video of two sexy, half-dressed college students in bed.

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