In the summer of 2011, Lizzi Heydemann returned to her native Chicago to establish a Jewish community loosely modeled on Ikar, the Los Angeles congregation where she had spent two years as a rabbinic intern.3
An Alaskan rabbi, invited to offer the daily opening prayer in the Senate, prayed for the United States to lead in the fight against terrorism worldwide.
Israel will allow 30,000 more Palestinian workers into Israel if the full Cabinet approves the plan.
A bill that opponents say targets Israeli human rights groups critical of Israel’s policies towards the Palestinians was set to win initial approval in parliament on Monday with the support of the country’s right-wing.
Anti-Semitism is a persistent problem in some Dutch schools and especially among Muslim pupils, according to a new government-commissioned report on discrimination in education.3
The U.S. State Department spokesman forcefully denied that Secretary of State John Kerry had any plans to visit Israel in the near term to restart peace talks with the Palestinians.4
The Islamic State (IS) militant group has been forced to cut pay to its fighters by up to 50 percent because U.S.-led air strikes have had a substantial impact on the money it makes from oil, a senior U.S official said on Monday.3
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio on Sunday unveiled a series of new policies governing the use of construction booms in the United States’ largest city, after a deadly crane collapse in Manhattan that killed a Jewish man remembered as an “absolute angel.”
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