The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation awarded some $400,000 in emergency grants to 10 Baltimore area nonprofit organizations in the aftermath of the riots there.
A campaign consultant disparaged Jews during a recorded confrontation with his former client, a candidate in the Democratic primary for Kentucky state treasurer.
Natalie Portman said she had lots of support while directing her first film, about the childhood of Israeli intellectual Amos Oz, shown in Cannes.
An Israeli court has ordered Beersheba police to allow the Israeli version of the Burning Man festival to take place.
The Six Day War, which broke our 50 years ago next month, was a historic victory for Israel, absolutely. It was also a disaster for Palestinians.
American pop star Madonna has angered supporters of Israel and the Palestinians by posting on Instagram a photo of a Palestinian and a Jew about to kiss.
A German neonatologist has passed her PhD defense exam at the age of 102, after being denied the opportunity by the Nazis.
Elisabeth Bing, the natural child-birth pioneer who popularized the Lamaze method in the United States, has died at age 100.
The life of Rachel Jacobs, a victim of the Amtrak derailment, was celebrated at a private memorial service at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Manhattan.
The American pop band Backstreet Boys has arrived in Israel.
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