That Time the Synagogues Took Over the Streets of Krakow — Again!

For the sixth year in a row, the seven synagogues in Krakow’s historic Jewish district, Kazimierz, opened their doors for 7@Nite – or the Night of the Synagogues, a one-night mini-festival aimed at bolstering Jewish pride and promoting Jewish awareness among the public.

J Street Pushes ‘Balanced’ Democratic Platform Plank on Israel

J Street is reportedly pushing for a “balanced” Democratic Party platform plank on Israel, one that would include some recognition of the need to push for Palestinian rights, including with regard to occupied East Jerusalem.


Muhammad Ali’s Rollercoaster Relationship With the Jewish World

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali, who died Friday at 74, railed against Jewish promoters and slammed Zionist control of the world, but he also attended his grandson’s bar mitzvah and appealed to Muslim extremists to release Jewish journalist Daniel Pearl. Ali’s grandson became a bar mitzvah at a Philadelphia synagogue in 2012. Jacob Wertheimer, the son…


Archives Reveal Israel’s Secret 1967 Plan To ‘Drive Out All the Arabs from the West Bank’

The military archives have released generals’ testimonies that put the reader on the ground during Israel’s capture of Jerusalem’s Old City in the 1967 Six-Day War.


How Debbie Wasserman Schultz Went From Rising Star to Lightning Rod for Liberals

In a career full of achievement — a seat in the House of Representatives, chair of the Democratic National Committee and captain of the House women’s softball team — Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz hit yet another milestone recently: She became a Saturday Night Live punch line, and in the season finale’s much-lauded cold open, no less.

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