Republican lawmakers are scrambling to identify the party’s future leaders after the shock primary election defeat of Eric Cantor, the No. 2 Republican in the House of Representatives, by an upstart candidate from the Tea Party movement.
Australia canceled the visa of a British Catholic bishop who has denied that 6 million Jews died in the Holocaust.4
Israel’s sports minister defended Israel’s travel restrictions on some Palestinian soccer players in a letter to the president of the FIFA world soccer organization.4
The Reform movement’s Central Conference of American Rabbis joined a lawsuit against North Carolina’s ban on same-sex marriages.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants the state Department of Education to ensure oversight of a troubled school district run by an ultra-Orthodox school board.4
French police are looking into reports that a gang of youths tasered a Jewish teenager in central Paris.
New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver must face claims that he “aided and abetted” a former assemblyman’s sexual harassment of two young female employees by failing to take official action, a U.S. judge ruled on Tuesday.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia lost a Republican primary to a Tea Party challenger on Tuesday in a stunning upset that gave the conservative Tea Party movement the biggest victory in its short four-year history.12
The number of French participants in Taglit-Birthright Israel is slated to increase to 1,000 this year from approximately 100 a year ago.
An exhibition on the Jewish presence in the land of Israel that had been canceled due to pressure from Arab states will open at UNESCO headquarters in Paris.
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