She “played a decisive role in maintaining strong ties between Jewish activists in the Soviet Union and the Jewish world,” Natan Sharansky said.
A lawsuit calls for buses and trains to run on Friday nights and Saturdays in the Jewish state.
Amnesty International noted “a chilling escalation in attacks on media and freedom of expression” in Palestinian-controlled areas.
“Only a determined international response will prevent other states from behaving in the same way,” the Israeli Foreign Ministry said.
It was with excitement but some trepidation last night that I began to read the online version of a [New York Times story] about The Forward.
“For years the Jewish communities stood by Israel when it needed their help; now it is our turn to stand by Houston’s Jewish community.”
Going on Birthright “means playing an active role in helping the state promote Jewish ‘return’ while rejecting the Palestinian right of return.”
93-year-old Shalom Shtamberg should have celebrated his bar mitzvah when he turned 13, but instead he was taken to a Warsaw Ghetto with his family.
“One can’t help but ask ‘What exactly happened here?’” Chief Justice Miriam Naor said at a hearing Thursday.
Israel’s Interior Minister has proposed allowing illegal immigrants to be deported without their consent, contradicting the Supreme Court.
Adoption by same-sex couples is legal in Israel but practically impossible since opposite-sex couples are given priority.
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