Breaking News


Following Lunch With Obama, Wiesel Says Tensions Are 'Gone'

By Ron Kampeas (JTA)

President Obama capped an intensive two weeks of administration make-nice with Israeli officials and the American Jewish community by hosting Elie Wiesel, the Nobel peace laureate and Holocaust memoirist, for lunch at the White House.Read More


Young Israelis Turn To Yiddish

By Sue Fishkoff (JTA)

Nufal Levanon, a 25-year-old student at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, says she rarely heard Yiddish growing up, although her Romanian-born parents both were native speakers of the language.Read More


Robert Elman Named AJCommittee's New President

By JTA

Robert Elman was elected president of the American Jewish Committee at the organization’s annual meeting.Read More


Ahmadinejad’s U.N. Speech Attacks U.S. and Israel, Sends Delegates Out

By JTA

Delegates to a United Nations conference on nuclear proliferation walked out as Mahmoud Ahmadinejad began his speech, which attacked the United States and Israel.Read More


Indian Court Finds Mumbai Gunman Guilty

By JTA

An Indian court found a Pakistani man guilty of murder and other offenses for his role in the 2008 Mumbai attacks.Read More


Avigdor Arikha, Israeli Painter and Holocaust Survivor, Dies

By JTA

Israeli painter Avigdor Arikha, a major figure in modern art, died at his home in Paris.Read More


Israel Will Open Indirect Talks With P.A.

By Avi Issacharoff and Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu intends to open the indirect talks with the Palestinian Authority this week with a discussion of the security arrangements in the West Bank and of water resources. A senior official told Haaretz that Netanyahu had recently asked the defense establishment and the National Security Council to elaborate on the so-called eight-points brief, which lists Israel’s security demands in terms of a permanent status agreement, as framed by Ehud Olmert’sRead More


No Protests as Goldstone Attends Grandson's Bar Mitzvah

By JTA

Richard Goldstone attended his grandson’s bar mitzvah without protest.Read More


Divestment Bills Fail at Two Calif. Universities

By JTA

The student government at the University of California, Berkeley fell a vote short in a bid to override a veto against a divestment bill.Read More


Haaretz Reporter To Turn Over Secret Documents

By JTA

Lawyers for the reporter who received top secret Israeli army documents from a former soldier will turn them over to security officialsRead More


Would you like to receive updates about new stories?






















We will not share your e-mail address or other personal information.

Already subscribed? Manage your subscription.