Cuba Poised To Make Statement on Fate of Alan Gross

Cuban officials plan to make a statement this morning about the fate of Alan Gross, a Jewish contractor held in a Cuban jail for almost three years.


Memories of Jews Linger in Rubble of Syria's Ruined Second City

Aleppo was once Syria’s second-largest city, storied for its ethnic diversity, including a large Jewish quarter. It’s now a pockmarked jumble of cratered ruins.

Food Stamps Cuts Could Hit Jews Hard

Congress is pushing for deep cuts in food stamps. The cutbacks would hit Jews hard, especially in Hasidic communities where a third of children live in poverty.


American Students Run for Cover as Rockets Rain

Thousands of young Americans come to Israel each year to study. They found themselves instead scurrying for cover as Hamas rained rockets.

Israel Learned the Lessons of Last Gaza War

Even Israel’s critics say that the recent conflict was conducted more humanely than the last military campaign in Gaza. Were the controversial Goldstone Report’s criticisms heeded?

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