Secretary of State John Kerry met a Palestinian negotiator in Jordan to discuss resuming peace talks with Israel, officials said, with chances of an immediate breakthrough appearing slim before he leaves later on Friday.
The 92nd Street Y terminated several employees amid an investigation over kickbacks at the New York Jewish community center.
U.S. Olympian Aly Raisman lit the torch at the opening ceremony of the 19th Maccabiah Games, which features a record number of nearly 9,000 athletes.
Women are being squeezed from all sides, because men in power see their domination and sense of national identity slipping away, Jane Eisner writes.
Authorities in Indonesia are concerned with the opening of a Nazi-themed cafe that has many tourists and locals alarmed.
Rep. Steve Cohen thought bikini model Victoria Brink was his love child — and Tweeted at her during a presidential speech. He was stunned to find out that DNA rules him out as the dad.8
More than two-dozen people protested last week in Norwalk, Connecticut against a Jewish husband, who refused to grant his wife a divorce, the Jewish Ledger reports. The demonstration, organized by the non-profit Organization for the Resolution of Agunot (ORA), took place outside the hospital where the husband, Ephraim Ohana, works.4
Justice for Aliza, a campaign to push authorities to find the murderer of Aliza Sherman, a Cleveland Clinic nurse stabbed to death in March, is offering a free self-defense class for local women according to the Cleveland Jewish News.
Two or three rows of stones stretching across 30 meters. That is what remains of what is believed to be King David’s palace, or at least the palace of a senior district governor that served the king some 3,000 years ago, according to scholars from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and the Israel Antiquities Authority.
As Palestinian leaders gathered to discuss a possible U.S-brokered resumption of peace talks on Thursday, the Israeli government denied a shift in its conditions that might help end a three-year stalemate.
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