Obama: U.S. Not Seeking Fight With Israel Over Settlements

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.

In Major School Case, British Courts Rule On Who Is a Jew

Jewish schools are guilty of racial discrimination if they reject children on the grounds of their parentage, a British court has ruled.

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.