A bill to prohibit an alternative kosher certification agency from operating passed an initial vote in Israel’s Knesset.
Lithuanian writer Sigitas Parulskis first confronted the enormity of the Holocaust during a visit to London when he stumbled across a museum plaque showing collaborators from his small town who took part in the mass murder of Jews.5
Mariah Carey will perform in Israel for the first time.
Lawmakers skeptical about the nuclear deal with Iran promised to press senior Obama administration officials to make more information about it public at a Senate hearing on Thursday as Congress begins its two-month review of the agreement.
Top Republicans vowed on Wednesday to do their utmost to scrap President Barack Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran as the biggest pro-Israel lobby geared up for an all-out campaign next week to pressure wary lawmakers into rejecting the agreement.9
The city of Jerusalem will provide funding to a group of non-Orthodox institutions for the first time.
House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday said he and others in Congress would do “everything possible” to stop a new nuclear deal with Iran from moving forward.8
Before she was America’s favorite comedian, Amy Schumer was just a nice(ish) Jewish girl from Long Island. Jeffrey Salkin, her childhood rabbi, remembers a ‘religious school cutup.’6
Prominent Brazilian Holocaust survivor and longtime Jewish activist Aleksander Laks died at age 88.
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