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Gilad Shalit's Father Plans Run for Office

By Haaretz

Noam Shalit, father of the ex-Israel Defense Forces soldier who spent five years in Hamas captivity in Gaza, announced on Monday that he intends to run for a place on the Israel Labor Party list for the next Knesset.Read More


Israel Bill Would Outlaw Holocaust Imagery

By JTA

A Knesset committee has approved a law that would prohibit the use of Holocaust and Nazi terms and symbols.Read More


Panetta: U.S. Won't Let Iran Block Oil Route

By Forward Staff

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta vowed that the United States would take action if Iran obtained nuclear weapons or blocked a waterway used to transport oil from the Persian Gulf.Read More


Katy Perry's Father Launches Anti-Semitic Rant

By JTA

The father of pop star Katy Perry, a preacher at an Ohio church, ranted against Jews during a sermon.Read More


ADL to Santorum: Keep Religion Out of Race

By JTA

The Anti-Defamation League called on Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum to avoid religious appeals to voters.Read More


Jewish Inmate Sues for Kosher Food

By JTA

A Jewish prison inmate has filed a complaint alleging that the Nevada Department of Corrections is refusing to serve him kosher meals.Read More


Right-Wing Politician Helped Settlers Track IDF

By Haaretz

Likud MK and coalition chairman Ze’ev Elkin contacted right-wing activists over Israeli army movements in the West Bank, investigation documents received by Haaretz indicated on Sunday.Read More


Giffords Leads Vigil on Anniversary of Attack

By Forward Staff

Gabby Giffords needed a little help raising her hand to her heart. But her voice rang clear at a vigil marking the first anniversary of the mass shooting that nearly killed her.Read More


Catskills Synagogue Rallies To Find Stolen Torah

By JTA

A New York state synagogue is holding a rally to help locate a stolen Torah. The handwritten Sefer Torah and $200 in cash were found to be missing on Saturday after a break-in at the Landfield Avenue Synagogue in Monticello, N.Y.Read More


Cantor Will Highlight Iran Threat on Mideast Tour

By JTA

Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.), the U.S. House of Representatives majority leader, said he will raise the dangers posed by Iran during a Middle East tour.Read More


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