President Barack Obama played down fallout from a U.S. abstention on a United Nations resolution last month demanding an end to Israeli settlements in occupied territory, saying it did not trigger a significant break in relations with Israel.
Television journalist Morley Safer, the son of Jewish immigrants who made his reputation as a Vietnam War correspondent for CBS and then became a mainstay on the network’s “60 Minutes” show for 46 years, has died at age 84, a few days after his retirement, the network announced on Thursday.
Bob Simon, the longtime ‘60 Minutes’ correspondent who stoked controversy with a piece about Israel, died Wednesday night in a car crash in Manhattan.
Mandy Patinkin’s 60 Minutes interview covered many things: ‘Homeland,’ his childhood, and his fraught career. But the best part? When the actor showed off his epic toy train collection.
A controversial report aired by CBS News has pitted Israel’s top envoy to the United States against the network’s flagship news show and now has the Jewish community up in arms.
Mike Wallace dared to raise questions that few others would ask. He was a proud Jew, who was unafraid of the truth, writes ‘60 Minutes’ colleague Barry Lando.
Eric Cantor on “60 Minutes” Sunday night, grilled by Leslie Stahl on why most Jews are Democrats, unthinkingly digs himself into a hole and then tries pathetically to get out of it. He starts by saying it’s been “the bane of my existence for a long time,” being a serious, devoted member of a community that’s basically Democratic.
Victims of Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme aren’t impressed with Ruth Madoff’s publicity blitz. They wish she and son Andrew Madoff would keep quiet about the scam.
CBS News ‘60 Minutes’ correspondent Leslie Stahl reported Sunday night October 17 on the City of David archaeological dig under Silwan in East Jerusalem and the effort by the settler movement, the El-Ad organization and Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat to populate the congested Arab neighborhood with Jews. Watch it here.