Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel will do everything it can to prevent the world powers from signing a “bad and dangerous” deal with Iran over its nuclear program.22
Dr. Jill Stein, a Boston-area Jewish internist, has launched an exploratory committee for the 2016 presidential race in what would be her second run.
Rabbi Shlomo Riskin reportedly has named a potential successor for his Modern Orthodox educational network Ohr Torah Stone.
Rachel Timoner has been named senior rabbi at Congregation Beth Elohim, replacing Andy Bachmann at the helm of the prominent Brooklyn Reform synagogue, the Forward has learned.5
Hillary Clinton’s acceptance speech at last night’s Democratic convention didn’t soar or astonish or frighten. Instead, it was remarkable because, for the very first time, we heard the voice of a woman nominee tell us how she would do the most powerful job on the planet.
A collection of Palestine posters reportedly is still under consideration for being included on a list of world heritage objects.
The “Quartet” of Middle East peace mediators urged a prompt resumption of talks between Israel and the Palestinians after a meeting in Munich on Sunday and voiced concern about the slow pace of reconstruction in Gaza, damaged in last year’s war.
Slain conflict journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff were posthumously honored with an award in memory of murdered Jewish journalist Daniel Pearl.
A Druze man serving in the Israel Defense Forces, was attacked outside a night club after speaking Arabic.
An Israeli woman who has lived in the United States for the last 15 years was barred from boarding a Kuwait Airways flight in New York because of her Israeli citizenship.10
New details have reportedly emerged in the case of an Ohio rabbi accused of sexually abusing a Jewish Baltimore girl.
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