For Samantha Power, Support for Israel Is Deeply Personal — and Proven

Samantha Power is quick to point out her son’s Jewish heritage. But the U.N. envoy pick doesn’t rely on atmospherics alone to win over skeptical supporters of Israel.


Offering a Lifeline for Growing Number of Jewish Hungry and Poor

A new report finds growing poverty among Jews. The Met Council and an anti-hunger group called Masbia are working to address the problem with dignity.

Help for Needy Holocaust Survivors In Doubt as Donor Conference Scrapped

Dignitaries made solemn pledges — in the name of the Terezin concentration camp — to aid needy Holocaust survivors. But four years later, there is little to show for all the talk.


German Parliament Passes Anti-Semitism Measure

The German Bundestag today approved a resolution vowing to combat anti-Semitism and support Jewish life in Germany, and to deepen the country’s special relationship with Israel.


Jewish Women Declare Victory on Supreme Court BRCA Gene Mutation Case

The Supreme Court ruled unanimously that a private company cannot patent human genes. For Jewish breast cancer advocates, that is cause for celebration — and more work.

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