Prague police arrested a man suspected of murdering a respected historian of Czech Jewish heritage, Jiri Fiedler, and his wife.
An Israel divestment resolution passed at the University of California Davis last month by the student senate was overturned on Feb. 19 by the university’s Court of Associated Students.3
Protesters temporarily shut down a British factory owned by a subsidiary of the Israeli weapons and machinery manufacturer Elbit Systems.5
In a presidential campaign with an unprecedented number of pointed words and phrases living on as unpleasant hashtags — Loser. Crooked. Deplorables. Nasty woman. Build the wall. Putin’s puppet — Israel barely rates a mention.
Twenty-three Democrats wrote John Boehner, the speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, urging him to delay Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress.12
An undercover FBI agent testified on Thursday in a case involving three Orthodox Jewish rabbis in New Jersey accused of kidnapping and beating husbands to force them to grant divorces under Jewish law to their wives.6
The Israeli and American national security advisers met amid tensions between the two countries as the top U.S. negotiator joined a new round of nuclear talks with Iran.
President Barack Obama appeared side-by-side on Thursday with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, his former chief of staff, who has faced declining approval ratings among black voters as he seeks a second term in city elections next week.
A Texas county issued a marriage license to a same-sex couple on Thursday, the first legal certification for a gay couple in the state since its voters about a decade ago approved a measure defining marriage as only being between a man and a woman.
Rabbi Barry Freundel, the former spiritual leader at a prominent Washington synagogue, pleaded guilty to 52 counts of misdemeanor voyeurism.20
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