Rep. John Boehner, R-Ohio, the speaker of the House of Representatives, who played a key role in this year’s United States-Israel crisis, is stepping down.7
Oscar Schafer, chairman of the board of the New York Philharmonic, and his wife, Didi, pledged to give the institution $25 million.
An Australian Jewish lawmaker called on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to dump the nation’s current policy of rapprochement with Iran.
The completion of a fast train connection between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem will be delayed by two years because of the Israeli economy ministry’s refusal to allow work on Shabbat, Israel Railway said.8
The marble visages of 23 historic lawgivers overlook the U.S. House of Representatives chamber: 11 on the east side, 11 on the west and Moses in the center — with all 22 others facing north toward him.3
Arthur Z. Kamin, an immigrant baker’s son who rose to become editor of a New Jersey newspaper and chairman of the Rutgers University board of trustees, died Tuesday, Sept. 22, at a retirement community in Red Bank, N.J. He was 84 years old.
With a budget reaching $300 million, it was conceived as a broad partnership between the Israeli government and leading Diaspora Jewish groups. Its goal: to create a stronger connection between global Jews and Israel.17
A former employee is suing a New York county, saying she was penalized for reporting evidence of $40 million in Medicaid fraud among haredi Orthodox Jews.43
A French telecommunications company that generated controversy earlier this year when its CEO said he wanted to cut all business ties to Israel has invested in an Israel-based start-up.
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