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.
Budget-strapped Israel is pressing the United States to conclude a deal extending defence aid beyond 2017, when Washington’s current $3 billion annual payouts to its Middle East ally expire, officials said on Friday.
Its maiden voyage is months away and will only take a couple of hours, but the Jewish boat of Amsterdam’s annual gay parade-on-the-canals is already making international waves.
Israeli and Palestinian leaders were unwilling to make the “gut-wrenching” compromises needed for peace, a top U.S. official said on Thursday, faulting both sides for the collapse of talks last month.5
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