U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday Israel and the Palestinians were still on schedule to reach a full Middle East peace deal by the end of April, and both sides were committed to the talks.
An American Jewish man who disappeared in Iran in 2007 had been working for the CIA in a rogue operation, an American newspaper reported.
A Spanish hotel built on the remains of a 15th century synagogue opened a new synagogue on its seventh floor.
Poland’s parliament named 2014 the Year of Jan Karski, honoring the man who alerted the allies about the Holocaust and sought their intervention.
The Union for Reform Judaism has sold off half of its headquarters in New York and is investing $1 million from the proceeds to overhaul its youth programming.
Yeshiva University announced it would sell 11 buildings and cut programs and its president’s salary by $100K to help address a budget crisis at the beleaguered school.5
Israel was admitted as a full member of the prestigious European nuclear physics lab CERN.10
An interfaith telephone effort in support of increased background checks on gun purchases is being held on the one-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
The U.S. embassy in Romania on Thursday condemned the broadcast of an anti-Semitic Christmas carol by state television, joining a long list of critics.4
The Israeli government is shelving a proposal to resettle tens of thousands of Bedouin residents of the Negev that had drawn fierce criticism.
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