A rebellion by conservative Republicans in the House of Representatives on Wednesday delayed the first congressional vote on the nuclear agreement with Iran and raised the possibility that lawmakers might never vote on a resolution disapproving of the pact.11
Barry Freundel, the disgraced Orthodox rabbi who went to jail for installing secret cameras in the mikvah ritual bath adjacent to his Washington synagogue, has issued a public apology.15
An Israeli-based nongovernmental organization called on General Electric Co. to void a labor accord with an American union that recently endorsed the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israel.5
The New York City Board of Health repealed a consent form for a controversial circumcision rite.3
Los Angeles police are searching for two Jewish brothers who disappeared nearly two weeks ago and are believed to have been abducted by their Taiwanese-American mother.
Employees at Bosnia’s National Museum, known as the British Museum of the Balkans, returned to work on Wednesday to prepare for the re-opening of the institution which was closed three years ago over a lack of funding.
Europe should see Israel as a partner in confronting the “mediaevalism” of militant Islam rather than criticizing it for its policy towards the Palestinians, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said ahead of a visit to Britain on Wednesday.51
The editor of the Netherlands’ largest Jewish paper warned against applying an emotion-based policy on Arab refugees, whom she said could import anti-Semitism and should be settled in Gulf States.10
Steny Hoyer, the second-ranking Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives, on Tuesday announced that he will support the Iran nuclear deal being considered by Congress this month.3
Israel outlawed two grassroots Palestinian Islamist groups involved in vocal protests at a flashpoint Jerusalem shrine against stepped-up visits by religious Jews, officials said on Wednesday.
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