A focus of liberal Jewish advocacy group J Street this year will be unseating Republican senators in Illinois and Wisconsin who led opposition to the Iran nuclear deal.10
Israel ordered a high-priority police investigation on Sunday into anti-Christian messages scrawled in Hebrew on the walls and doors of a Jerusalem monastery, saying they marked an assault on religious harmony.
Tightening polls and rising tensions between White House rivals Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders could fuel a fiery Democratic debate on Sunday, their last face-to-face encounter until Iowa kicks off the presidential nominating race in two weeks.
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 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
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