Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed Sunday Israel would stay vigilant as Iranian President Hassan Rouhani hailed the nuclear deal that has led to the lifting of crippling economic sanctions.
A celebrated Israeli novelist is among the winners of this year’s Sydney Taylor Book Award for Jewish children’s books.
The day before the Obama administration was due to slap new sanctions on Iran late last month, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif warned U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry the move could derail a prisoner deal the two sides had been negotiating in secret for months.
Iran freed four Americans including a Washington Post reporter on Saturday in a prisoner swap, as diplomats gathered to announce the lifting of international sanctions and bring the country of 80 million people back to the global economic stage.10
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.
The death certificate of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson — the revered Chabad leader often referred to as “the Rebbe” — is on the auction block.3
School authorities in a Maryland county that straddles the Washington, D.C., and Baltimore suburbs decided against removing Yom Kippur and Rosh Hashanah from the academic calendar.16
The U.S. Navy reversed its decision to deny security clearance to a dentist because of his family in Israel.5
Judaica and other items belonging to the influential late rabbi-musician Shlomo Carlebach will be auctioned next month.
World Sailing said it “deeply regrets” that two Israeli youth sailors were unable to compete at last month’s world championships due to conditions imposed by Malaysia in order to grant them visas.
When Pope Francis crosses the Tiber River to visit to Rome’s Great Synagogue on Sunday, he’ll become the third pontiff in history to do so. But his 1.5-mile journey to the towering Tempio Maggiore shows that what was once unthinkable is now the norm.
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