A Knesset committee approved a bill that would allow murderers to be sentenced to life in prison without parole.
The world’s oldest living man is a 111-year-old scholar of the occult who calls New York City his home.
The student senate at the University of California, Davis did not approve a divestment resolution targeting Israel.
Israel fired back on Friday at a senior U.S. official, who blamed Jewish settlement construction in part for the breakdown of peacemaking with the Palestinians, saying he himself had done nothing to help the negotiations.
Jane Eisner envies voters in Iowa and New Hampshire, whose voices actually count during primary season. How can we change the system so that Jews’ and other minorities’ voices count, too?
Citing animal welfare and consumer rights considerations, a British Jewish group supporting kosher slaughter called for stricter labeling practices for the general meat industry.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, a former White House aide to Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton, on Friday joined the Ready For Hillary group that is urging former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to run for president in 2016.
An Israeli public radio station apologized for airing offensive statements about Haredi Orthodox Jews on the eve of Independence Day.8
The bodies of a Dutch Jewish woman and her 19-month-old daughter killed in Cambodia are returning to Holland for burial.4
Israel’s justice minister and chief negotiator with the Palestinians, Tzipi Livni, said the peace process may fail because of radical settlers.
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