Pope Francis received Rabbi Prof. Daniel Hershkowitz, Bar-Ilan University of Israel’s president, at the Vatican.
Israeli scholar and law professor Mordechai Kedar, who made headlines recently for his comments about rape as a way to combat Hamas terrorism, says the backlash won’t affect his speaking tour of the U.S.
Israeli professor Hanoch Sheinman thought it was basic human decency to express concern for all the victims of the Gaza war. But his email sparked a shocking backlash.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a major address asserted that the primary obstacle to Middle East peace is the Palestinian refusal to recognize Israel as a Jewish state.