The Samaritans, who share many Jewish traditions, celebrated Passover with a sheep sacrifice atop Mount Gerizim, a West Bank hilltop outside of Nablus.
Hundreds of Ethiopian-Israelis are protesting in front of Israel’s national police headquarters after a video showed officers punching and tackling a black male soldier for no apparent reason.4
Nepal’s devastating earthquake has sent shock waves through a most unlikely group: gay Israelis who are having babies with surrogate South Asian mothers.
Israeli backpackers traded stories of narrow escapes from the massive earthquake that rocked Nepal and dozens of would-be surrogate parents held out hope they could complete adoptions of newborn babies in the Himalayan nation.
Jane Eisner outlines the issues that concern her the most as an American Jewish woman, and explains why they should concern all of us as well.
At the gathering he jokingly called “a night when Washington celebrates itself,” President Barack Obama took light-hearted aim on Saturday at a range of political friends and foes, including the people running to succeed him.
Vying for the attention of major donors, Republicans attending a Jewish forum for presidential contenders said they would make better relations with Israel a priority.
Princeton University undergraduates have narrowly defeated a referendum on divestment from Israel. The 52%-to-48% vote was the first time all students at an American campus were allowed to vote on the issue.
A law that outlaws calls to boycott Israel — or its illegal settlements — has received a green light in court. Is the ruling a blow against free speech — or a ‘no-brainer’ protection of businesses?3
Academic and author Cornel West, an outspoken critic of Israel, will remain as a speaker at a UCLA conference despite protests from the campus Jewish community
Newly minted President Reuven Rivlin admits to worries about Israel’s future. And he doesn’t just blame the Palestinians — he says Jewish hatred of Arabs is tearing the country apart.
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