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U.S. and Israel Laugh Off Disputes at Jewish Events — But Deep Divisions Remain

By Ron Kampeas

The governments of President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu were back on joshing terms this week, but the deep differences that led to recent name-calling exchanges still percolated.Read More


Jewish Veterans' Stories Spotlighted in New Exhibit

By Hillel Kuttler

Mementos of Col. Jacob Goldstein slide across the screen: his photograph, his name, and a headline about the 1983 military campaign in Grenada.Read More


How Jerusalem Light Rail, Once Sign of Progress, Became Prime Terror Target

By Ben Sales

It’s 3 p.m. on a Thursday and the Jerusalem light rail is packed with secular and religious, Jew and Arab, as it heads east from the city’s Central Bus Station.Read More


Muslim and Jewish Feminists Mingle Uneasily in the City Of Sisterly Love

By Cassie Owens

The Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom brings Jewish and Muslim women together. When the talk turns to this summer’s Gaza war, things get more than a little tense.Read More


Jan Karski's Relatives Angry at 'Snub' by Polish Jewish Museum

By Rukhl Schaechter

Iconic Polish resistance leader Jan Karski is honored at the just-opened Jewish history museum in Warsaw. So why do his relatives accuse the museum of snubbing them?Read More


Abe Foxman Slams Sheldon Adelson for 'Disturbing' Remark on Israel Democracy

By Josh Nathan-Kazis

Anti-Defamation League national director Abraham Foxman slammed casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson for his “disturbing” dismissal of democracy in Israel.Read More


In Ebola Fight, Jewish Groups Help Caregivers Cope With Psychosocial Trauma

By Uriel Heilman

In the fight against Ebola, Jewish aid groups bring special experience dealing with traum affecting caregivers and other health service providers.Read More


Supreme Court Judges Laud 'Wonder' of 3 Jewish Justices at Federation G.A.

By JTA

Supreme Court justices Stephen Breyer and Elana Kagan talked about their Jewish identities at the opening plenary of the 2014 General Assembly conference of the Jewish Federations of North America.Read More


Sex, Molotov Cocktails and a Roof That Doesn't Leak in Jerusalem's Restive Mixed Neighborhood

By Naomi Zeveloff

Helicopters whir, stun grenades thud and the German aid worker upstairs is having fun. Naomi Zeveloff explains why she’s not getting much sleep in Jerusalem’s only mixed neighborhood.Read More


Mitt Romney Slams 'Naive' Barack Obama at Israeli-American Council Launch

By Chemi Shalev

The inaugural conference of the Israeli-American Council served as a platform for a blistering attack on President Barack Obama on Friday night, launched by his defeated rival in the 2012 elections, Republican Mitt Romney.Read More


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