Israel on Saturday announced the appointment of a new chief of staff of its armed forces, Major-General Gadi Eisenkot, who has spent much of his operational career confronting Hezbollah guerrillas in southern Lebanon.
Jewish groups are calling for civil discussion about race, democracy and justice in the wake of the grand jury’s decision in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson.3
Donald Trump is on pace to destroy the Republican Party as we know it. His demagogic rise has sparked equal parts anger and glee among some of his opponents, but Jane Eisner writes it’s terrible news for the Jews — and a big blow to Israel.
Britain’s Labour Party reiterated its opposition to boycotting Israel after a municipality voted to support one.3
The board of directors of Rabbi Pruzansky’s Teaneck synagogue is taking steps to oversee the cleric’s controversial blog posts, which will be submitted to editors prior to publication.23
France warned on Friday it would recognize a Palestinian state if a final international effort to overcome the impasse between Israelis and Palestinians failed.4
Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman has proposed that Arab citizens of Israel be offered financial incentives to leave the country and relocate to a future Palestinian state.10
Former Israeli president Shimon Peres criticized a bill proclaiming Israel as the nation state of the Jewish people.3
The U.N. agency aiding Palestinians declared an emergency in the city of Gaza following flooding.
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