Redistricting Ax Could Fall on Ackerman

Powerful Rep. Gary Ackerman could be in trouble in New York’s once-a-decade redistricting drama. If his seat is eliminated, he might have to run against Republican Bob Turner.

Jack Lew Named White House Chief of Staff

Jacob (Jack) Lew, an Orthodox Jew, will be taking over as the White House Chief of Staff, a position considered to be closest to the President’s ear. Lew’s appointment was announced Monday, shortly after news broke that the current chief of staff William Daley is stepping down.


When 'Savior of Jews' is Deeply Flawed

Robert de Foy is honored as a rescuer of Jews at Israel’s Holocaust center. The truth about the Belgian security man may be a great deal more complicated.

Pro-Israel Democrat Polices Critics

Josh Block has set off alarm bells by harshly criticizing liberal groups that take on Israel. The feud exposes lines between legitimate debate over Israel and anti-Semitism.

Danon Sets Agenda for Rising Right Wing

Danny Danon is a young hawk in the Knesset. The ‘Fantastic Four’ member is unapologetic about opposing Palestinian statehood and cracking down on NGOs.

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