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.
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.
Once every seven years, the Bible tells Israeli Jews to let their land go fallow. For Palestinian farmers, that edict has become manna from a strange heaven.
President Barack Obama met with U.S. Jewish leaders at the White House on Monday to discuss the emerging Iran nuclear deal and their subsequent concerns regarding Israel’s security.33
Chuck Schumer is suddenly in the hot seat on Iran. Will Jewish Democratic Senators keep backing a Republican bill that could scuttle President Obama’s nuclear deal?11
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