Jewish students at Wellesley College say they are struggling with an uptick in anti-Israel activity. So why did the elite school abruptly fire its Hillel leadership?50
A petition by Princeton professors calling for divestment from the Israeli occupation has sparked a fierce campus battle — and exposed deep fault lines within the Jewish community.70
Where did the Jews originate? For DNA expert Bennett Greenspan, the vast majority share Middle East origins — and other theories only aim to ‘discredit the Jews.’17
Bernie Sanders hasn’t provided any long-term strategy for securing a two-state solution, Jane Eisner writes. That’s not just bad for Israelis and Palestinians — it’s bad for Sanders himself.
Part pep rally, part training and part family reunion, this week’s annual General Assembly of the Jewish Federations of North America drew some 3,000 people to a conference center outside Washington to cheer federations’ philanthropic work, listen to presentations ranging from European anti-Semitism to crowdfunding, and to schmooze.
The governments of President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu were back on joshing terms this week, but the deep differences that led to recent name-calling exchanges still percolated.4
Anti-Defamation League national director Abraham Foxman slammed casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson for his “disturbing” dismissal of democracy in Israel.19
The inaugural conference of the Israeli-American Council served as a platform for a blistering attack on President Barack Obama on Friday night, launched by his defeated rival in the 2012 elections, Republican Mitt Romney.14
When the Reform movement recently opened its first congregation in the Negev capital of Be’er Sheva, its members had just one little request: Don’t call it Reform.
A lawyer for a boy born in Jerusalem whose parents want Israel listed as the birthplace on his U.S. passport tried mightily this week to make a Supreme Court hearing mainly about their wish, but the justices kept upping the ante.5
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