What?s In A Name? After ultra-nationalists painted over Arabic lettering on this Jerusalem street sign, a new group of vigilantes restored it.

Graffiti War Erupts Over Israel’s Road Signs

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.

UJC Now Lobbying for Universal Health Care

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.

J Street Flexes Its Muscle and Others React As New Congresswoman Steps Into the Fray

At a town hall meeting in late June in suburban Maryland, Rep. Donna Edwards’s tight rope walk was on full display.

Leaving Zion: One of the exhibits near the entrance to the Diaspora Museum displays a detail from the Arch of Titus, which shows the treasures from the Second Temple being taken out of Jerusalem.

No Longer in Exile: Overhaul of Diaspora Museum Reflects a New Zionist Narrative

It has long epitomized the Jewish state’s superiority complex toward Jews who live abroad. Tel Aviv’s Museum of the Jewish Diaspora was theoretically about the Jews living dispersed around the globe, but its narrative had them all ending up in Israel.

Happy Camper: Jerry Silverman will take over the fractious federation system.

A Fresh Face Takes Over Embattled UJC

When Jerry Silverman was being considered for the job of CEO and president of United Jewish Communities, the umbrella organization of the North American Jewish federation system, he sought advice from a key constituency: his family.