Homesh sweet Homesh: A rally by settlement activists at the evacuated outpost of Homesh on May 12 drew support from four of Netanyahu?s five coalition partners

Bibi Backers Push to Rebuild Settlements

It was not only Barack Obama who was bringing demands to bear upon Benjamin Netanyahu.

Popper: His stories on kosher meat industry won top honors.

Popper Wins Journalism Award

Nathaniel Popper, the Forward’s senior writer, was honored with a Deadline Club award for his coverage of illegal labor practices in the kosher meat industry.

Dedicated: Wiener carried on Jewish tradi-tion in education.

New York’s First Flu Victim Was a ‘Wonderful Role Model’

Mitchell Wiener, a Queens public school administrator and beloved member of that New York borough’s Jewish community, died May 17 of complications from swine flu — the first person in New York State and sixth in the United States to die from the flu strain now spreading around the world.

Memorable Voice: Wolpe?s personal struggles informed his most powerful sermons.

Wolpe’s Greatest Lessons as a Rabbi and Teacher Were Meant To Be Heard

What we will miss most is his voice. It was muscular and musical, with an accent that sounded vaguely British at first, but later revealed itself to be all-American, with leftover “aahs” from Boston. When Gerald Wolpe died May 18 at the age of 81, American Jews lost one of our greatest sermonizers, one of our most fascinating and challenging pulpit leaders, and a renaissance rabbi whose dramatic life yielded several distinct acts, each with its own powerful teaching moments.

Netanyahu To Tell Obama: 'Time Is Running Out' on Iran

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will use his meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday to stress that “time is running out” for stopping Iran’s nuclear program, so Obama must not spend more than a few months on his planned dialogue with Tehran unless real progress is achieved.