Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson and his wife, Dr. Miriam Adelson, have given $6 million in grants to three Boston Jewish institutions.
Elie Wiesel has returned Hungary’s highest honor over the country’s honoring of a Nazi sympathizer who has been called a fascist.
Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, said it has sold its New York headquarters for $71.5 million.
Hamas has claimed responsibility for firing at least three rockets into southern Israel.
The new Pew report on the Orthodox is (another) wake up call for American Jews. Jane Eisner asks if we can build a tolerant and vibrant community when the fastest-growing group of Jews is so demonstrably different from everyone else.
Government representatives and representatives of residents of the Ulpana neighborhood reportedly are close to a deal under which the families would leave voluntarily.
An Israeli lawmaker said in an interview that the Israel Defense Forces should stop enlisting homosexuals.
The International Press Institute has called on Israel’s attorney general to reconsider an indictment against an Israeli investigative reporter for acquiring classified documents.
The tombstone of a Polish woman who saved a Jewish woman by hiding her in the roof of her barn for two years during the Holocaust was rededicated with a Talmudic inscription.
A mosque in the West Bank village of Jab’a, located south of Ramallah, was set on fire in a suspected “price tag” arson attack early Tuesday morning.
The Orthodox Union in formal comments expressed its concerns on pending Obama administration regulations mandating employer-sponsored health plans for contraceptives and sterilization.