Levi Strauss, creator of blue jeans, or Steven Spielberg, director of the films “E.T.” and “Schindler’s List”? Perhaps legendary baseball pitcher Sandy Koufax, or Albert Einstein? Who deserves to be in the Jewish American Hall of Fame? The National Museum of American Jewish History is about to find out.
President Barack Obama sought Monday to address Jewish concerns that his administration is applying uneven pressure on Israel, reassuring Jewish leaders of his commitment to demanding that all sides in the Middle East peace process live up to their obligations.
Jewish schools are guilty of racial discrimination if they reject children on the grounds of their parentage, a British court has ruled.
On a recent night in this ethnically divided city, an Israeli and two American Jews patrolled the streets, armed with a ladder, adhesive spray and a pile of handwritten placards. Every few minutes, they hopped out of the car, slapped a sticker onto a road sign and snapped a picture.
One of the largest and most influential Jewish groups has signed on for the first time in support of universal health care in the United States.