First there was KosherLamp, the bedside light that could be turned on and off on the Sabbath.
Josh Block of The Israel Project reportedly made derogatory comments about Palestinian journalist Rula Jebreal in an email exchange with a Voice of America producer that was laced with sexist overtones. The Intercept obtained the emails through a FOIA request made by the Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policy.
The Health Ministry plans to issue a detailed pamphlet on the medical pros and cons of circumcision, after years of avoiding the issue.62
A Torah scroll from the synagogue in the northern Italian town of Biella has been identified as probably the oldest in the world still owned and used by a Jewish community.
Two Jerusalem natives, one Arab and the other Jewish, reflect on their divided city, 50 years after the Six-Day War.
A number of prominent Jewish Republicans are among dozens of conservatives in the U.S. national security community who have come out against Donald Trump, the front-runner in the race for the Republican presidential nomination.8
A bipartisan slate of lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced a bill that would require linking the claims of Jews from Iran and Arab lands to peace deals.19
Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Fla., is the first Jewish member of Congress to endorse Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., in his presidential bid.
A white supremacist who was given press credentials for a Donald Trump rally in Tennessee said he interviewed the presidential candidate’s son for his radio talk show.6
In a brief audience at the Vatican Wednesday, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach urged Pope Francis to condemn current day anti-Semitism in Europe and acts of hatred directed at Israel.35
Members of the New York City Council’s Jewish caucus are drafting legislation aimed at combating anti-Semitism at the City University of New York.31
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