A 3,300-year-old Egyptian coffin from the time of the pharaohs has been discovered in the Jezreel Valley in northern Israel, the Israel Antiquities Authority announced.
With the Mideast peace talks near collapse, the Palestinians are ready with a diplomatic offensive. Israel’s options are much more limited, and all of them have big downsides.
Jewish charities spend almost $100 million a year on parties. Those lavish sushi spreads, open bars and celebrity guests all add up — but are they worth it?
Thousands of Jewish immigrants aren’t considered Jewish by the state of Israel. And now attempts to loosen up the conversion process appear doomed.
EDITORIAL : Jason Rezaian’s only crime was being a journalist in Iran. Like life imitating Jon Stewart’s ‘Rosewater,’ his imprisonment makes us doubt that Tehran really wants better ties to the outside world.
The GOP Jewish faithful descended in force on Sin City, turning out in record numbers and striking a feisty, combative tone at the Republican Jewish Coalition’s annual conference.
While American Jewish donors spend the bulk of their cash on Israel, the U.S. government is picking up the tab for other Jewish causes, like health charities.
Yardain Amron, a student reporter tasked with covering the University of Michigan’s Israel divestment vote, recounts the challenges he faced this week as both a Jew and journalist.
After years of stagnation, kibbutz populations are growing. Young families are drawn by a new tolerance for family independence — with a strong community spirit.
The battle over conversion is heating up as the main American Orthodox rabbinic group says it cannot vouch for all conversions presided over by its members.
A shared history of genocide has led Jews to embrace Rwanda President Paul Kagame. But 20 years after Africa’s killing fields, what about reports of human rights violations?