After a century of searching, archaeologists say they have found the remnants of an ancient Greek fortress once a center of power in Jerusalem and a stronghold used to hold off a Jewish rebellion celebrated in the scriptural Book of the Maccabees.
Vice President Joe Biden and Academy Award-winning actor Michael Douglas are scheduled to speak at the Reform movement’s biennial in Orlando, Florida.
Palestinian demonstrators in Gaza burned British, American and Israeli flags to mark the anniversary of the Balfour Declaration.31
The president of the Italian Football Federation said he has “nothing against” Jews and gays, but that he prefers to keep such people at a distance.6
Joseph’s Tomb, which was firebombed and vandalized two weeks ago, was repaired in a nighttime operation near the West Bank city of Nablus.
Agricultural Minister Uri Ariel has backpedaled on his controversial recommendation that Israel’s population of stray cats be transferred to a foreign country to control their numbers in a way that accords with Jewish law.
American writer Steve Silberman’s book “Neurotribes,” about the history of autism and how people and society deal with it, was named the winner on Monday of the 2015 Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction.
Delaware Governor Jack Markell issued a posthumous pardon for Samuel Burris on Monday in the same courtroom where the free black man was convicted 168 years ago of helping slaves escape through the Underground Railroad.
On his way to several meetings with Dutch parliamentarians last week, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and his entourage passed 300 demonstrators flying Israeli flags.5
The estranged husband of a successful Orthodox woman found dead in her Upper West Side bathtub in 2009 has reportedly been charged with her murder.
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