In this seaside city once ruled by the Greeks and Phoenicians but now largely populated by Russians, the talk in the caviar-stocked delis and jewelry stores is of upcoming elections and Israel’s powerful Russian vote.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel will do everything it can to prevent the world powers from signing a “bad and dangerous” deal with Iran over its nuclear program.22
Dr. Jill Stein, a Boston-area Jewish internist, has launched an exploratory committee for the 2016 presidential race in what would be her second run.
Rabbi Shlomo Riskin reportedly has named a potential successor for his Modern Orthodox educational network Ohr Torah Stone.
President Trump’s belated denunciation of anti-Semitism is welcome and necessary. But for Jane Eisner, that’s only the first step.
Rachel Timoner has been named senior rabbi at Congregation Beth Elohim, replacing Andy Bachmann at the helm of the prominent Brooklyn Reform synagogue, the Forward has learned.5
A collection of Palestine posters reportedly is still under consideration for being included on a list of world heritage objects.
The “Quartet” of Middle East peace mediators urged a prompt resumption of talks between Israel and the Palestinians after a meeting in Munich on Sunday and voiced concern about the slow pace of reconstruction in Gaza, damaged in last year’s war.
Slain conflict journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff were posthumously honored with an award in memory of murdered Jewish journalist Daniel Pearl.
A Druze man serving in the Israel Defense Forces, was attacked outside a night club after speaking Arabic.
An Israeli woman who has lived in the United States for the last 15 years was barred from boarding a Kuwait Airways flight in New York because of her Israeli citizenship.10
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