New Labor Leaders Take a Page From History

A group of contemporary labor leaders are at the head of a new Jewish labor movement, recalling an era before World War II when Jews were leading some of the most progressive, innovative unions in the country.

Working on their relationship: Benjamin Netanyahu (left) and Barack Obama (right) are due to meet in May.

Bibi and Obama: Could a Clash Be in the Offing?

Are they headed for a diplomatic divorce? Or can this relationship be saved?

Security Concerns: Wiretapped conversation focused on charges against former AIPAC official Steve Rosen.

Harman Wiretap Highlights Suspicions

Leaks of wiretap transcripts involving a member of Congress and a “suspected Israeli agent” have shone a rare light on the scope of suspicion the American intelligence establishment harbors toward Israel and its supporters.

Man or Music? Richard Wagner?s anti-semitism will be discussed during next year?s music festival, but that?s not enough for some critics of the German composer.

Wagner’s ‘Ring’ Strikes a Jarring but Muted Chord in L.A.

When the Los Angeles Opera launches its most ambitious project to date — a 10-week citywide festival celebrating Richard Wagner’s “The Ring,” which will culminate in a massive production of the epic opera — not everyone will be celebrating.

Not why we?re Here: Delegates walk out of the conference room to protest the sentiments of the keynote speech by Iranian President Ahmadinejad.

The Benefits and Costs of Anti-racism

When Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad stood up in Geneva on April 20 to address a United Nations conference on racism, the much-ballyhooed Durban II, he took what was supposed to be an international campaign against bigotry and turned it into a showcase for his own malignant breed of hate.