Alan Gross’ wife and Washington’s Jewish community will call on President Obama to make a priority of securing his release from a Cuban jail on the fourth anniversary of his imprisonment.
For many Israelis, nothing symbolised home more than singer Arik Einstein, and on Wednesday a nation mourned the death of its king of cool.
The Bay Psalm Book, one of 11 surviving copies of the first book printed in America, sold for $14.2 million on Tuesday evening at Sotheby’s in New York, setting a new world auction record for any printed book.
Jane Eisner envies voters in Iowa and New Hampshire, whose voices actually count during primary season. How can we change the system so that Jews’ and other minorities’ voices count, too?
Israel struck a compromise deal with the European Union on Tuesday allowing it to join a prestigious EU scientific research project, Israeli government sources said, resolving a dispute over Jewish settlements in occupied territory.3
Jewish leaders in Oregon protested the use of an analogy about a Jewish business serving neo-Nazis to make a point about whether businesses should have to serve same-sex weddings.13
Israeli security forces killed two Palestinians that the Israeli military said were planning a terrorist attack.
The 2012 edition of the FBI’s national Hate Crime Statistics Act report is flawed due to underreporting and a lack of participation, the Anti-Defamation League said.
A wave of so-called ‘knockout game’ attacks has unnerved Jews in Brooklyn, especially in racially divided Crown Heights. Is the threat real, or hype?3
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