Breaking News

Far-Right Pol Jeremy Gimpel Slammed by Anti-Defamation League Over Mosque Jibe


In rare criticism of an Israeli politician, the Anti-Defamation League called on Knesset candidate Jeremy Gimpel to apologize to Muslims for suggesting blowing up the Dome of the Rock mosque.Read More

Palestinians See No Hope for Peace as Israel Votes

By Reuters

Palestinians evinced weary indifference on Tuesday as Israelis voted in an election set to produce a hardline government keener to expand Jewish settlements on occupied land than seek peace.Read More

Rabbi's Car Stolen — With $30K Torah Scroll Inside

By Forward Staff

Thieves stole a Brooklyn rabbi’s car, with his synagogue’s $30,000 Torah scroll stashed in the trunk.Read More

New Zealand Jews Offers Second Chance to Anti-Semitic Cemetery Vandal


A New Zealand teen who pleaded guilty to desecrating a Jewish cemetery in Auckland last year was offered assistance by the Jewish community.Read More

Benjamin Netanyahu Poised To Win as Israel Starts To Vote in Election

By Reuters

Israelis voted on Tuesday in an election that is expected to see Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu win a third term in office, pushing the Jewish state further to the right, away from peace with the Palestinians and towards a showdown with Iran.Read More

Chuck Hagel Reassures Jewish Leaders in Meeting


Top Jewish organizational leaders met with Chuck Hagel, President Obama’s defense secretary nominee, and Vice President Joe Biden.Read More

Israel Set To Reelect Netanyahu, Shift to Right

By Reuters

Israelis look set to elect Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to a third term with a smaller majority on Tuesday, pushing the Jewish State even further to the right, away from peace with Palestinians and towards a showdown with Iran.Read More

Netanyahu Fends Off Surge From Right Wing as Israel Election Looms

By Reuters

Israelis vote on Tuesday for the first time since revolutions convulsed their Arab neighbours, in an election expected to push the Jewish state even further to the right, away from peace with Palestinians and towards greater confrontation with Iran.Read More

Emboldened Obama Urges End to Political Feuding

By Reuters


President Obama's Speech — The Full Text

By Reuters

President Barack Obama took the inauguration. Here is the full text of his prepared speech.Read 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.