The National Jewish Democratic Council named former congressional aide Aaron Keyak its interim director.
President Obama’s gun controls drew broad Jewish community support.
Israel’s general election on Jan. 22 could see a left-wing coalition matching the rightist bloc’s projected 46 seats, according to the last poll before voting.
France’s military involvement in Mali “significantly increases” the threat facing French Jews, according to the security service of the country’s Jewish communities.
Jane Eisner envies voters in Iowa and New Hampshire, whose voices actually count during primary season. How can we change the system so that Jews’ and other minorities’ voices count, too?
Finland’s new chief rabbi is Simon Livson, the 30 year-old Israeli born son of Finns.
Russia has criticised a U.S. judge’s ruling in a longstanding dispute over a collection of Jewish writings, warning of potential retaliation in an irate statement that reflected strained ties with the United States.
Four days before Israel’s parliamentary election, opinion polls published on Friday showed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu still set to win, although his support had slipped to its lowest point in the campaign so far.
The prosecutor who pursued criminal charges against Aaron Swartz, the 26-year-old Internet activist and computer prodigy who killed himself last week, has defended her actions after facing several days of harsh criticism.
Pauline Friedman Phillips, the daughter of Jewish immigrants from Russia, has died at 94. She was known to the world as the ‘Dear Abby’ columnist who dished out advice to millions.
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