Democratic senators in a letter called on President Barack Obama to write a new and strengthened “Memorandum of Understanding” on security assistance to Israel.5
Thirty-six organizations wrote a letter to University of Missouri Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin calling for protection of the campus Jewish community days before he announced his resignation over questions about his leadership in the wake of racial tensions on campus.
Raizel Raskin’s office feels like a cluttered museum of Moroccan Jewish heritage. A photo from an old Jewish summer camp lays on the table. Another, of a rabbi meeting Moroccan dignitaries, hangs on the wall. Outside the door is a bookshelf filled with Hasidic tracts translated into Arabic.
The white supremacist who killed three people at two suburban Kansas City Jewish institutions has been sentenced to death.4
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged to bolster rights for non-Orthodox Jews in Israel.3
Filmed interviews with 22 men and women who had shared the Führer Bunker with Adolf Hitler during the last four months of his life make up a new documentary.
President Barack Obama reportedly will not intervene to allow Jonathan Pollard to travel to Israel after he is paroled from federal prison.16
London Mayor Boris Johnson said in Tel Aviv that boycotting Israel is “foolish.”
Few issues have caused more friction between Israel and the European Union than EU plans to impose labeling on goods produced in Jewish settlements on occupied land. And if Israel is right about the timing, the tensions could get worse.31
In the wake of last summer’s bitter Iran debate, the chief executive of Jewish Federations of North America urged its leaders to ensure their organizations are welcoming to people of various political and religious stripes.
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