Avital Leibovich, the former chief spokeswoman to the international media for the Israeli military, was named director of the American Jewish Committee office in Jerusalem.4
Jewish groups in France and Europe blamed voters’ indifference for the success of the country’s far-right National Front party in local elections.
A Catholic monastery near Beit Shemesh was vandalized with anti-American and anti-Christian epithets.9
President Obama endorsed Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) in the state’s Democratic primary.
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?
Secretary of State John Kerry met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for the second time in less than 12 hours on Tuesday in an effort salvage stalled peace talks with the Palestinians.7
Secretary of State John Kerry rushed back to the Middle East on Monday to try to salvage stalled peace talks, possibly by releasing an Israeli spy jailed in the United States to push Israel to free Palestinian prisoners.6
Israeli police arrested four men for stealing and attempting to sell ancient burial boxes.
Former Penn State President Graham Spanier filed a federal lawsuit on Monday seeking to end the state’s prosecution of him on charges he tried to cover up child abuse by onetime assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
A federal judge has thrown out a $12 million punitive damages award to billionaire William Koch in his lawsuit accusing a fellow oenophile of selling him 24 bottles of fake Bordeaux, and reduced the award to just $711,622.
The international terrorist known as Carlos the Jackal was ordered to pay a fine for anti-Semitic comments directed at a prison official in France.
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