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3 Israeli Soldiers Commit Suicide After Gaza War

By Gili Cohen

Three soldiers who fought in this summer’s war in the Gaza Strip have committed suicide over the last month.Read More


LeBron James Returns to Cleveland — Israel's Champion Hoops Team a Side Show

By Hillel Kuttler

The LeBron James carnival’s coming to Cleveland — and the Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball team has a front-row seat.Read More


Statement by Jewish Studies Professors in North America Regarding the Amcha Initiative

We the undersigned are professors of Jewish studies at North American universities.Read More


Jewish Professors Hit Back Against Pro-Israel Campus 'Blacklist'

By Paul Berger

One campus group is warning students about professors who may be biased against Israel. Now another group of Jewish academics is pushing back against what one calls a ‘blacklist.’Read More


El Al Grapples With Gender Segregation Furor

By Ben Sales

Israel’s national airline has long had to contend with ultra-Orthodox Jews insisting on gender separation. Recent incidents have prompted calls for El Al to resolve the issue.Read More


Using Native Grapes To Bring Israeli Winemaking Back to Roots

By Ben Sales

Today there are hundreds of Israeli wineries, but they largely use varieties of grapes that are indigenous to Europe. By finding and growing grapes native to Israel, Elyashiv Drori hopes to bring Israeli winemaking back to its roots.Read More


Benjamin Netanyahu Brings a Prop and Anti-Iran Rhetoric to United Nations

By Uriel Heilman

In the end, there was much to talk about at the U.N. General Assembly but few genuine surprises.Read More


New Israel Fund Sharpens Elbows for Fight With Right

By Ron Kampeas

In a strategic shift, the New Israel Fund is arming itself with a set of sharp political tools and picking a fight.Read More


Chicago Teen Turns the Yellow Schoolbus Green

By JTA

As a seventh-grader, Jonny Cohen would watch yellow school buses pass by and wonder if there might be a way to make them more energy efficient. Now he’s done just that.Read More


Schustermans' Deep Roots in Oil Make Foundation Divestment Unlikely

By Hody Nemes and Josh Nathan-Kazis

The Jewish community’s largest family foundation has deep, ongoing ties to fossil fuel extraction. How will it react to the growing divestment campaign?Read More


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