A half-year-long surge in Palestinian street attacks against Israelis is waning, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday, while Hamas accused the U.S.-backed Palestinian leadership of treachery for helping Israel stem the violence.
A new provision in the bill funding assistance for the elderly directs the federal government to issue guidance to states on serving Holocaust survivors.4
The American Israel Public Affairs Committee opposes further sanctions relief for Iran, citing its ballistic missile tests and its continued backing for sides fighting in the region.3
Bernie Sanders earned applause at a Harlem event when he faced down an anti-Semitic question by saying he was proud to be Jewish.38
It was with excitement but some trepidation last night that I began to read the online version of a [New York Times story] about The Forward.
Nineteen Reconstructionist rabbis are forming their own group partly to protest the movement’s recent decision to allow intermarried rabbis.
At the Israel premiere of a film starring Kevin Costner, the Hollywood actor said he does not care whether anti-Israel activists, including Roger Waters, disapprove of his visit to the Jewish state. “I don’t ask anyone’s permission to travel,” Costner said in an interview Tuesday a press conference earlier this week at the Cinema City…10
Twenty Reconstructionist rabbis at the center of a debate over whether spiritual leaders should be allowed to marry outside the Jewish faith have formed a new association to “affirm a serious commitment to traditional Jewish thought and practice.”47
(JTA) — Over two dozen philanthropists and organizations have pledged to fund only Jewish day camps and schools taking “adequate steps to prevent, report, and investigate sexual abuse of minors.” The Child Safety Funder Pledge was introduced on Sunday, the Jewish Journal of Los Angeles reported Wednesday. Some of its most prominent signees include Lynn Schusterman,…3
(JTA) — A former SS guard died a week before he was scheduled to go on trial for his alleged role in the murder of more than 1,000 people at the Auschwitz death camp in Nazi-occupied Poland. Ernest Tremmel’s death was announced Thursday, The Jerusalem Post reported. Tremmel, 93, was scheduled to go on trial…
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