Breaking News


Netanyahu's New Year's Greeting: Peace Talks May Not Succeed

By Haaretz Service

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the nation Tuesday in a New Year’s greeting that there was no guarantee negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians would succeed, but vowed to aim for a peace agreement by the end of the year.Read More


Conversions Performed by IDF Called Invalid

By JTA

Possibly thousands of conversions to Judaism of Israeli soldiers performed by the military rabbinate are not valid, a state attorney said.Read More


Following Facebook Competition, 12 Day Schools Will Get $500,000

By JTA

Twelve U.S. Jewish day schools finished in the top 20 of a competition on Facebook and each will receive $500,000.Read More


Cynthia Nixon, Mandy Patinkin Among Artists Backing Boycott of West Bank Theater

By Chaim Levinson (Haaretz)

More than 150 American actors, writers, directors and other artists signed a letter of support for the Israeli actors who declared they would not perform in the West Bank.Read More


Four Members of Orthodox Patrol Unit Shot in Brooklyn

By JTA

Four members of an Orthodox volunteer patrol were shot Thursday night in Brooklyn.Read More


EU Trade Chief Apologizes for 'Irrational Jews' Comment

By JTA

The European Union’s trade chief apologized for saying that rational discussion about Israel was impossible with Jews and that the Jewish lobby is the most influential in Washington.Read More


New Book: Nazi-Hunting Wiesenthal Was Mossad Agent

By Dalia Karpel (Haaretz)

Simon Wiesenthal, the Holocaust survivor who dedicated his life to tracking down Nazi war criminals, was seen all his life as a one-man organization. But now, documents from his estate show he was a Mossad agent.Read More


Settlers End West Bank Construction Moratorium in Response to Hebron Terror

By JTA

A settlers’ umbrella group unilaterally ended the West Bank construction moratorium in response to the terrorist attack near Hebron.Read More


Netanyahu and Abbas Each Give a Little on Day One of Talks

By Ron Kampeas (JTA)

Tell us what you want. Now listen to what your partner wants. Now tell us what your partner wants.Read More


At Peace Talks, Arab Leaders Call for Settlement Freeze and Final Status

By Ron Kampeas (JTA)

At the launch of renewed peace talks, Arab leaders called on Israel to sustain a settlement freeze and to negotiate final status issues.Read More





Find us on Facebook!
  • Could Spider-Man be Jewish? Andrew Garfield thinks so.
  • Most tasteless video ever? A new video shows Jesus Christ dying at Auschwitz.
  • "It’s the smell that hits me first — musty, almost sweet, emanating from the green felt that cradles each piece of silver cutlery in its own place." Only one week left to submit! Tell us the story of your family's Jewish heirloom.
  • Mazel tov to Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky!
  • If it's true, it's pretty terrifying news.
  • “My mom went to cook at the White House and all I got was this tiny piece of leftover raspberry ganache."
  • Planning on catching "Fading Gigolo" this weekend? Read our review.
  • A new initiative will spend $300 million a year towards strengthening Israel's relationship with the Diaspora. http://jd.fo/q3Iaj Is this money spent wisely?
  • Lusia Horowitz left pre-state Israel to fight fascism in Spain — and wound up being captured by the Nazis and sent to die at Auschwitz. Share her remarkable story — told in her letters.
  • Vered Guttman doesn't usually get nervous about cooking for 20 people, even for Passover. But last night was a bit different. She was cooking for the Obamas at the White House Seder.
  • A grumpy Jewish grandfather is wary of his granddaughter's celebrating Easter with the in-laws. But the Seesaw says it might just make her appreciate Judaism more. What do you think?
  • “Twist and Shout.” “Under the Boardwalk.” “Brown-Eyed Girl.” What do these great songs have in common? A forgotten Jewish songwriter. We tracked him down.
  • What can we learn from tragedies like the rampage in suburban Kansas City? For one thing, we must keep our eyes on the real threats that we as Jews face.
  • When is a legume not necessarily a legume? Philologos has the answer.
  • from-cache

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.