President Barack Obama has no intention of altering the terms of Jonathan Pollard’s parole, the White House announced on Tuesday night. The announcement indicates that that Pollard, a former U.S. Navy intelligence officer convicted of spying for Israel, will have to remain in the U.S. for five years after his release from prison in November.36
A neglected grove of date palms, their leaves long fallen, trunks drooping in the searing heat at the lowest point on earth, is the latest casualty of a dramatic rise in sinkholes wreaking havoc along the coast of the Dead Sea.
As part of a major new initiative it is launching, the Jewish Agency plans to provide conversion services abroad not only to Orthodox communities – but also to Conservative and Reform communities.
Israel gave final approval on Wednesday for plans to build 300 new homes in a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank, announcing the move as it carried out a court demolition order against two vacant apartment blocs at the site.32
Most Jewish undergraduates have encountered anti-Israel and/or anti-Semitic attitudes on campus, but they have not diminished their feelings of connection to Israel, a new study about anti-Semitism at North American universities found31
A key aide to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump defended his boss against 22-year-old claims of marital rape by asserting that a husband cannot be charged with raping his wife.7
The longest-serving Jewish member of Congress, who is also an Israel backer, said he will support the Iran nuclear deal.14
A teenage girl who has become a symbol of would-be immigrants to Germany has said she actually hopes to live in Palestine.21
A Canadian couple convicted of plotting to bomb the British Columbia legislature wanted to infiltrate a synagogue and kill “small Jews” to save the children from going to hell, according to court documents.
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