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British Nix Hebrew From Foreign Language Options

By JTA

The British government reportedly is planning to exclude Hebrew from a list of recognized foreign languages in the national education system.Read More


Jewish Boy's Funeral Is First After Newtown Rampage

By Reuters

A Jewish boy will be one of the first victims laid to rest after the shocking killing spree in Newtown, Conn.Read More


Obama Mourns With Families at Connecticut Vigil

By Reuters

U.S. President Barack Obama on Sunday consoled the Connecticut town shattered by the massacre of 20 young schoolchildren and said the United States was not doing enough to protect its children.Read More


Obama Consoles Victims as Rampage Details Emerge

By Reuters

Connecticut school shooter Adam Lanza carried hundreds of rounds of ammunition when he killed 26 people and then himself at Sandy Hook Elementary School, police said on Sunday.Read More


Palestinians Push Boycott of Israeli Products

By Reuters

Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad urged his compatriots in the occupied West Bank on Sunday to boycott all Israeli products, upping the ante in a standoff with the Jewish state.Read More


CIA Said Jonathan Pollard Cooperated: Report

By JTA

CIA debriefers of Jonathan Pollard said the Israeli spy cooperated “in good faith” while in custody and that his handlers’ requests were limited to intelligence on the Pakistanis, Arab states and the Soviets.Read More


Newtown Rabbi: 'Hardest Days of Our Lives'

By Seth Berkman

Rabbi Shaul Praver of Congregation Adath Israel in Newtown, Conn., is working with other clergy to help the community heal after the rampage at Sandy Hook School.Read More


Jewish Boy's Funeral Is Set for Monday

By Forward Staff

A funeral for Noah Pozner, the 6-year-old Jewish boy killed in the Newtown school massacre is being planned for Monday.Read More


Jewish Lawmakers Lead Push for Gun Control

By Reuters

Several Democratic lawmakers called for a new push for U.S. gun restrictions on Sunday, including a ban on military-style assault weapons, in the wake of the Connecticut massacre in which 20 children and six adults were gunned down in a school.Read More


Newtown Rabbi Decries 'Culture of Violence'

By Forward Staff

The rabbi of the only synagogue in Newtown, Conn., decried the “culture of violence” that led to the deadly rampage, as President Obama prepared to speak at a vigil for the victims.Read More


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