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Rabbi Barry Freundel Quits Post at Towson University

By JTA

Rabbi Barry Freundel, who pleaded guilty to voyeurism charges, has resigned as a professor at Towson University in Maryland.Read More


John Kerry Presses Case for Nuclear Deal WIth Iran

By Reuters

Secretary of State John Kerry pressed the case on Sunday for completing nuclear diplomacy with Iran despite Israeli opposition, saying the United States deserves the benefit of the doubt on getting a deal that would prevent any need for military action to curb Tehran’s atomic ambitions.Read More


Benjamin Netanyahu Claims 'Historic' Mission To Scupper Iran Deal

By Matt Spetalnick and Dan Williams

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claimed to speak for ‘the entire Jewish people,’ as he departed for a planned speech to Congress against the backdrop a possible nuclear deal with Iran could damage his country’s broad alliance with the United States.Read More


Federation Official Takes Over at Philadelphia Exponent

By JTA

Philadelphia’s Jewish federation has named its top marketing official as the new publisher of the city’s local Jewish newspaper, The Jewish Exponent.Read More


Outrage Spreads Over Shmuley Boteach 'Genocide' Ad Smearing Susan Rice

By JTA

A wall-to-wall array of Jewish groups condemned an ad accusing National Security Adviser Susan Rice of turning a blind eye to genocide.Read More


Benjamin Netanyahu Takes Iran Campaign to Western Wall

Israeli Prime Benjamin Netanyahu took his campaign against a nuclear deal with Iran to Jerusalem’s sacred Western Wall on Saturday, on the eve of his departure to Washington to address Congress on the issue.Read More


Barack Obama Vows To Veto Iran Congress Consent Bill

By Julia Edwards

President Barack Obama would veto a bill recently introduced in the U.S. Senate allowing Congress to weigh in on any deal the United States and other negotiating countries reach with Iran on its nuclear capabilities, the White House said on Saturday.Read More


UCLA Student Quizzed About Jewishness in Judicial Board Interview

By JTA

A member of UCLA’s student government was asked in a hearing whether her Jewish identity presents a conflict of interest.Read More


Tom Schweich, Suicidal Candidate, Got $200K From Republican Jewish Donor Sam Fox

By Josh Nathan-Kazis

Tom Schweich received $200K from Jewish GOP donor Sam Fox. Did that support help spark the ‘whispering campaign’ that apparently pushed the Missouri politician to kill himself?Read More


Ira Rennert Ordered To Pay $118M for Looting Firm

By Reuters

Billionaire Ira Rennert and his investment firm were ordered on Friday to pay more than $118 million after being found liable for looting a magnesium company to build one of the most expensive mansions in America.Read More


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