President Barack Obama cited examples of Jews and those who rescued them in a prayer day message calling on Americans to overcome fear and welcome the stranger.4
Sumner Redstone was the mogul who never wanted to retire. For years he held on to his media empire with the same tenacity he used in clinging to the windowsill of a burning hotel in 1979.
Executives at the Las Vegas newspaper purchased by billionaire Sheldon Adelson are meddling with stories about the casino mogul and powerful Republican Jewish political donor, according to a blockbuster report published today in Politico.9
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?
The case of the haunting disappearance of Etan Patz in 1979 is back in court next month. Before the second trial of the accused killer Pedro Hernandez, Julie and Stan Patz filed an affidavit to overturn the prior conviction of Jose Ramos.
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, a noted philanthropist, will receive an honorary doctorate from Yeshiva University.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will speak at a Shabbat service at an Orthodox synagogue in New York.
A former head of the Shas Sephardic Orthodox party slammed the Israeli Cabinet’s approval to expand the egalitarian section of the Western Wall, joining several politicians who have ridiculed the deal and liberal movements of Judaism.7
Three Arab-Israeli lawmakers who met with the families of Palestinians who killed or attempted to kill Israelis could be facing Knesset sanctions.4
Republican presidential candidate John Kasich criticized the Obama administration’s relations with Israel and defended Israel’s stance on peace with the Palestinians and settlements at a campaign appearance in New Hampshire.6
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