A Jewish UCLA student active in pro-Israel advocacy is expected to be named to the University of California regents board following his nomination by a special committee.
A Seattle woman passed out and died from an apparent allergic reaction while on a rafting trip this week on the Colorado River in Arizona’s Grand Canyon National Park, park officials said on Thursday.
More than one-third of U.S. Nobel prize winners in chemistry, medicine and physics are immigrants, a new report shows.
The World Jewish Congress called on the FIFA world soccer association to hold a tribute to the victims of the AMIA Jewish center terrorist attack before a match between Argentina and Iran at the World Cup in Brazil.
Hillary Clinton’s acceptance speech at last night’s Democratic convention didn’t soar or astonish or frighten. Instead, it was remarkable because, for the very first time, we heard the voice of a woman nominee tell us how she would do the most powerful job on the planet.
Cleveland philanthropists Michael and Anita Siegal have established a $1.25 million endowment to send Jewish children to overnight camp.
The United States has not changed its stance on trading Cuban prisoners for Jewish U.S. aid worker Alan Gross, despite a recent prisoner swap.
The University of California, Santa Cruz student government passed a resolution calling for divestment from companies involved in alleged human rights abuses against Palestinians in the West Bank.
Members of the Modern Language Association failed to pass a resolution critical of Israel for denying academics entry to the West Bank.
Israel has condemned as unacceptably slow Iran’s cooperation with a U.N. watchdog inquiry into suspected atomic bomb research and accused Tehran of providing “false” explanations for its disputed activities.
Employees who have been on separate payrolls of rival Palestinian governments traded blows at Gaza banks on Thursday when those hired by Hamas did not receive their wages under a new unity administration.
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