A deal on Iran’s nuclear program could be concluded this week if the United States and other Western countries have sufficient political will and agree to remove sanctions, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in Geneva on Monday.
Winning more support from Chicago’s black community, which makes up about one third of the electorate, will be essential if Jesus “Chuy” Garcia is to cause one of the biggest political upsets of recent years by defeating incumbent Rahm Emanuel in a run-off and become Chicago’s first Hispanic mayor.
More than 180 Israeli former military and intelligence officials called on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to cancel his speech to the U.S. Congress.6
Secretary of State John Kerry accused the U.N. Human Rights Council on Monday of focusing disproportionately on allegations of abuses by Israel.
The Republican Party has rejected the two-state solution, the official policy of U.S. administrations for decades.
Nearly half of American voters believe that Republican lawmakers should not have invited Israel’s prime minister to speak to Congress without first notifying President Barack Obama, a new poll found.22
Dozens of Israeli social activists pitched tents in the coastal city of Tel Aviv on Sunday protesting about a housing shortage which is a key issue in campaigning for a March 17 election.
Rabbi Barry Freundel, who pleaded guilty to voyeurism charges, has resigned as a professor at Towson University in Maryland.
Secretary of State John Kerry pressed the case on Sunday for completing nuclear diplomacy with Iran despite Israeli opposition, saying the United States deserves the benefit of the doubt on getting a deal that would prevent any need for military action to curb Tehran’s atomic ambitions.3
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claimed to speak for ‘the entire Jewish people,’ as he departed for a planned speech to Congress against the backdrop a possible nuclear deal with Iran could damage his country’s broad alliance with the United States.21
Philadelphia’s Jewish federation has named its top marketing official as the new publisher of the city’s local Jewish newspaper, The Jewish Exponent.
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