A seemingly routine move in Congress to ease visa restrictions on Israelis has all but died. The measure was shelved amid a spy scandal and inside-the-Beltway politics.
With a rabbi and a Muslim sheik as his travel companions, Pope Francis is heading to the Middle East with what he hopes will be a powerful message of interfaith respect.
In one of the farthest corners of the Diaspora, Zionism has fallen “out of fashion” to the detriment of the “struggling” Jewish community.
A tense atmosphere awaits Pope Francis on his trip to Israel. Will he recognize the State of Palestine? And how will he react to the recent spate of anti-Christian attacks?
One in five young Jews are liberals who have only one Jewish parent. A new analysis of data from the Pew survey shows they are also likely to be alienated from Israel.
American peace mediator Martin Indyk was once known as a died-in-the-wool Israel supporter. Then he spent nine months trying to negotiate with the Israelis.
Likely GOP presidential candidate Rand Paul is stepping up his outreach to Jews with a strong pro-Israel message. But can he overcome the distate some feel for his father?
Israel’s highest court has ordered officials to involve Palestinians in West Bank building plans. Will the decision prevent more demolitions — or serve as cover for the occupation?
Americans trying to hide income in Israeli banks are about to be exposed to IRS scrutiny. The same goes for those who didn’t even know they were supposed to be filing with Uncle Sam.
Why do Jews, like Donald Sterling, own so many pro basketball teams? The answer has to do with the sport’s urban roots and the economics of the game. Plus Jews are huge hoops fans.