Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis, who had surgery last week for a serious illness, will not run against Mayor Rahm Emanuel in city elections next year, her exploratory committee said on Monday.
The British Parliament overwhelmingly voted for a nonbinding motion to recognize the state of Palestine.4
Jewish headstones used after World War II to help build a gazebo in a Warsaw park are on their way back to a historic Jewish cemetery in the city.
President Trump’s belated denunciation of anti-Semitism is welcome and necessary. But for Jane Eisner, that’s only the first step.
Six Israelis set a world record for open-water relay distance swimming.
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon criticized Israel for building in the settlements and condemned “provocations” at holy sites in Jerusalem.3
More than 1,350 academics from universities and colleges from around the world have signed a petition opposing faculty or student boycotts of Israel.
The remains of the commander of World War I’s Jewish Legion have been brought to Israel in fulfillment of his wish to be buried in Israel alongside his former soldiers.
Women of the Wall launched an ad campaign on public buses in Jerusalem to promote bat mitzvah ceremonies for girls at the Western Wall.4
British foreign policy towards Palestine will not change, even if lawmakers on Monday vote in favor of a motion stating that the government should recognize it as a state, Prime Minister David Cameron’s official spokesman told reporters.5
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