Israeli Arab Leader's Jewish Agency Snub Bares Split With American Jews

The leader of Arab parties in Israel’s Knesset was midway through an historic U.S. visit when controversy erupted over his refusal to meet in offices belonging to the Jewish Agency. Jewish leaders were furious, but Ayman Odeh insists he won’t acknowledge a group he blames for displacing Palestinians.


Does Israel Owe This Ex-Orthodox Woman for Not Teaching Her Basic Math and English?

When Bar Von Mayer left ultra-Orthodoxy at 18, she had to spend $1,800 to learn enough to graduate high school. Now, she wants Israel’s government to pay her back for the poor quality of schooling she got at Hasidic schools.


World's Largest Collection of Judaica Broken Up and Sold — Against Owner's Wishes

Jack Lunzer left his unrivaled collection of Jewish books and manuscripts to a trust with the stipulation that it should never be divided up or hidden from scholars. So why is the storied Valmadonna Library being sold piecemeal at a Sotheby’s auction?


Donald Trump's Anti-Muslim Push Makes GOP Tougher Sell for Jews

For the Republican Party, a tough job just got a little tougher thanks to Donald Trump.


These 6 Photos Prove What a Mensch Wounded Soldier Jake Laznik Is

Jake Laznik was injured just a few days after joining the IDF’s prestigious “Golani” Brigade, but his love for Israel still runs strong.

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