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German Museum Hangs Nazi-Looted Painting Backwards

By JTA

A museum in Germany has come up with a novel plan to buy back a painting stolen from a Jewish collector during the Nazi era.Read More


Presidents Conference Wants Hunt for White House 'Chickenshit' Leaker

By JTA

A major Jewish American policy group called on the White House to “hold to account” an anonymous official who slurred Benjamin Netanyahu, while another declared the matter closed.Read More


Boycott Israel Activists Claim Credit for SodaStream Factory Closing

By JTA

The Israeli firm SodaStream, which has been a target of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, is closing its West Bank factory — and anti-Israel activists claimed credit for forcing the move.Read More


Temple Mount Closed After 'Assassination' Try on Activist Yehuda Glick

By JTA

Israel closed the Temple Mount to Muslim worshippers and to both Jewish and non-Jewish visitors in the wake of the attempted assassination of an Israeli activist.Read More


Jerusalem Boils as Suspect Killed in Shooting of Temple Mount Activist

By Luke Baker

Violence erupts after Israeli police kill a Palestinian suspected in the shooting of a far-right Jewish activist — and the Temple Mount is completely closed.Read More


Right-Wing Jewish Activist Yehuda Glick Shot After Temple Mount Conference

By Forward Staff

A prominent right-wing Israeli activist was shot and seriously wounded in a drive-by attack outside a Jerusalem conference about the future of the Temple Mount.Read More


Israel Finance Chief Balks at Funding Settlements

By JTA

Israel’s finance minister, Yair Lapid, said he would not agree to invest funds in West Bank settlements.Read More


Jewish Women Take On Human Trafficking

By JTA

The National Council of Jewish Women has partnered in an online petition calling on President Obama to fund programs that fight human trafficking and assist victims.Read More


SodaStream Will Shut West Bank Factory

By Reuters

SodaStream, the Israeli at-home soda machine maker, is closing its controversial West Bank factory as part of a cost-cutting campaign amid poor financial results.Read More


Feud Escalates Over 'No Guts' Jibe at Benjamin Netanyahu

By Reuters

An anonymous U.S. official’s reported description of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a “chickenshit,” or worthless coward, drew a sharp response on Wednesday from the Israeli leader - no stranger to acrimony with the Obama administration.Read More


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