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Jewish Lawmakers Introduce Legislation To Protect Students from Religious Bias

By JTA

Two Jewish U.S. lawmakers have introduced legislation to protect students from religious discrimination.Read More


Building Begins in West Bank, as Settlement Freeze Ends

By JTA

Building began in West Bank communities just hours after the expiration of a 10-month settlement construction freeze.Read More


Ed Miliband Wins Labor Party Leadership, Beating Out Brother

By Danna Harman (Haaretz)

The Labour party has a new leader and it’s a Miliband, yes - but not the one most had long been expecting.Read More


With Freeze Over, Settlement Construction Slated To Restart

By Haaretz

Barring last-minute delays, construction will begin on Monday morning on a few dozen housing units whose owners have waited patiently for an end to the 10-month moratorium on construction in the West Bank.Read More


J Street Says George Soros Is a Major Donor

By Ron Kampeas (JTA)

J Street acknowledged substantial donations from George Soros, reversing years of claims by the group that it had nothing to do with the liberal financier.Read More


Ahmadinejad at U.N.: U.S. Planned 9/11 To Save Israel

By JTA

The United States arranged the 9/11 attacks “to save the Zionist regime,” Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told the United Nations General Assembly.Read More


Obama: I Won't Stand for Delegitimization of Israel

By Ron Kampeas (JTA)

President Obama said he would not countenance Israel’s delegitimization and called on the world community to back Israeli-Palestinian peace with deeds and not just words.Read More


Reform Group Supports Repeal of ‘Don’t Ask’

By JTA

The Reform Movement’s Religious Action Center urged U.S. senators to support legislation repealing the government’s “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Policy.”Read More


Two New York-Based Human Rights Groups Have Organized a Boycott of Performances by Israel’s National Dance Company

By JTA

Two New York-based human rights groups have organized a boycott of performances by Israel’s national dance company.Read More


JDC and JAFI Agree to New Funding Split

The Jewish Federations of North America and its two primary overseas partners have reached an agreement in principle over how to divide the money raised by local federations.Read More


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