Merrick Garland, President Barack Obama’s U.S. Supreme Court selection, failed to persuade Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley during a private meeting on Tuesday to hold confirmation hearings on his nomination.27
A Jewish community in Africa has moved one step closer to gaining formal recognition from the Israeli government.
Music producer David Gest, the former husband of entertainer Liza Minnelli, died in London on Tuesday.
It might have been the last place you’d expect anger to erupt against the Bernie Sanders campaign.75
The debate on accessible birth control has been framed as if it’s the faithful versus the godless, but that is far from the case.
Hillary Clinton said that as president, she would handle disagreements with Israel “in a respectfully and preferably private way” — a rare dig at how President Barack Obama handled the relationship.5
A spokeswoman for Donald Trump adamantly refused to back down from the campaign’s claim that rival Ted Cruz was using “gestapo” tactics to win the high-stakes battle for Republican delegates.5
A Boulder man was arrested for sending letters containing white powder that turned out to be “benign” to two Jewish organizations in the Colorado city pleaded guilty to committing two felonies.
A Nazi-looted painting by Jewish artist Amedeo Modigliani has been sequestered where it is being held in storage in Geneva.
Israel signaled on Tuesday it did not oppose the return of two Red Sea islands in a strategic strait to Saudi Arabia by Egypt, with one senior lawmaker seeing a chance to get closer to Riyadh, with which Israel has no formal peace agreement.
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