It is rare, if not unprecedented, for Christian evangelicals to be involved in Education Ministry programming.
“Birthright Israel doesn’t inquire about the political views of its applicants and will continue welcoming Jewish young adults from around the world.”
Ginsburg had originally been tapped to receive the Genesis Prize awarded to Portman, but Netanyahu did not want to be seen on stage with a liberal.
This is the first time in 23 years that the prime minister’s choice for the position was rejected.
He said that most of the reporting of events on the Gaza border in recent weeks was “completely superficial” and “had no basis in fact.”
After years of deliberations, the Israeli Interior Ministry has resolved not to grant recognition to the Jewish community of Uganda
Israel has rejected a billboard campaign by Reform Jews that urged female passengers at Ben-Gurion Airport not to give up their airline seats.
Plans to bring a first-ever group of Ugandan Jews to Israel on a Birthright trip are in jeopardy after another African convert was deported.
The Jewish community responded with shock and horror on Monday to news of the tragic death of two Jewish families in a plane crash in Costa Rica.
A new play based on the real-life scandal involving Barry Freundel, who secretly videotaped naked women in the mikveh has sparked outrage.