Israel will remove the name of a slain Palestinian teen from a national monument to “Victims of Terrorism” in response to a request from his family, a government spokesman said on Wednesday.
(Reuters) — Three Orthodox Jewish rabbis were convicted in New Jersey on Tuesday of conspiracy to commit kidnapping in a scheme to force men to grant divorces to their unhappy wives under Jewish law.
The U.S. Senate could plunge into a heated debate on legislation giving Congress the power to review a nuclear deal with Iran as soon as Wednesday, as some Republicans sought to change the bill to take a harder line on any agreement.
A federal judge on Tuesday ordered New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority to display on its buses a controversial ad that refers to Muslims killing Jews, rejecting the argument that the ad could incite terrorism or imminent violence.
William Shatner in full Captain Kirk mode is looking to marshal a crew for a project with an astronomical budget to deal with California’s drought problems, although some might call it a pipe dream.
The Reconstructionist movement is on the cusp of making a historic decision about whether to drop its longstanding ban against intermarried rabbinical school students.
Nearly two years after the arrest of ex-chief William Rapfogel, the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty has announced that it will definitely continue an independent organization — and has hired a new leader to chart its future.
Historian David Kertzer won a Pulitzer Prize for his biography detailing how Benito Mussolini’s secret relationship with Pope Pius XI influenced the Italian dictator’s persecution of his country’s Jews.
Mohammed Abu Khdeir, the Palestinian teen who was kidnapped and burned alive by Jews in a revenge killing, was recognized as a terror victim on the national memorial.
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected invitations to meet with former U.S. President Jimmy Carter.
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