(JTA) — Bernie Sanders, campaigning this weekend in Baltimore ahead of Tuesday’s primary in Maryland, sounded familiar and poignant notes about American poverty, arguing that the United States, the world’s mightiest power, lags behind developing countries on a number of scales.
If Jewish leaders want to know why young people are turning away from Judaism, they just gave a crash course in it, Isaac Luria writes.
Child labor has doubled in the Gaza Strip in the last five years, the Palestinian government said.
France will recognize a Palestinian state if its efforts in coming weeks to try to break the deadlock between Israelis and Palestinians fail, Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Friday.
An agreement signed last year making the Vatican’s de facto recognition of Palestine in 2012 official has come into effect, the Holy See said on Saturday.
Greece’s parliament is scheduled to vote in favor of recognizing Palestinian statehood.
A pro-Palestinian demonstration in the Moroccan city of Casablanca featured men dressed as Orthodox Jews who were being led at gunpoint by masked men wearing kaffiyehs.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said in his address to the UN General Assembly on Wednesday that the Palestinian Authority was no longer bound by agreements it has signed with Israel.
Responding to parents who complained about the distribution at public schools of a map which labeled Israel as “Palestine,” the City of Paris said it was the result of “a simple production error.”
Israel’s Umm el-Fahem is part art gallery, part social service center. Known for its contemporary Arab art, it is committed to improving the lives of its 50,000 neighbors, most of whom live in poverty.