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Jewish Hostage Pleads With Obama for Help

By Forward Staff

Kidnapped American Warren Weinstein pleads on a new video for President Barack Obama to meet the demands of his Al Qaeda captors, saying ‘my life is in your hands.’Read More


Spielbergs Honor Patriarch of Family

By JTA

The Spielberg clan has honored one of its own – not filmmaker Steven or one of his three sisters, but family patriarch Arnold Meyer Spielberg.Read More


Delmon Young Apologizes for Anti-Semitic Brawl

By JTA

Delmon Young, the Detroit Tigers outfielder arrested in New York for allegedly attacking a group of men and making anti-Semitic remarks, apologized for his actions after a week-long suspension was lifted.Read More


Mila Kunis Feared Anti-Semitic Persecution

By JTA

Actress Mila Kunis said she had to hide her Jewishness as a youngster in Ukraine and was miserable during her early years in the United States.Read More


Moshe Kagan, Labor Zionist Leader, Dies at 92

By JTA

Moshe Kagan, a passionate labor Zionist and longtime board member of the Claims Conference, has died.Read More


Israeli Elections Slated for September 4

By JTA

Israel’s Cabinet agreed to hold early elections for the 19th Knesset on September 4.Read More


Gross Vows He'd Return To Cuba From Furlough

By JTA

Alan Gross pledged to return to Cuba should the government release him to visit his ailing mother.Read More


White House: Obama Nurtures 'Arab Spring'

By JTA

The Obama administration is invested in nurturing the “Arab Spring,” said Denis McDonough, the deputy national security adviser.Read More


Hollande Beats Sarkozy in French Election

By JTA

Polling projections and a partial vote count show Francois Hollande becoming the first Socialist president of France in nearly two decades.Read More


Bob Marley's Heirs May Sue Over 'Lion Zion'

By Haaretz

Bob Marley’s heirs are threatening to sue a right-wing Israeli Knesset member for using the reggae icon’s song ‘Iron Lion Zion’ without permission.Read More





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