President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court selection Merrick Garland on Tuesday resumed meetings with U.S. senators in a push to convince Republicans who have vowed to block the nomination to reverse course and hold confirmation hearings this year.
U.S. President Barack Obama’s historic visit to Cuba, the first by a sitting U.S. president to the island in 88 years, was also a milestone for the small Cuban Jewish community of about 1,500 people.
Israel has closed off the West Bank to prevent attacks over the Purim holiday.5
Yeshiva University is establishing a new graduate program, the Katz School of Graduate and Professional Studies, with a $25 million gift.
A suburban New York teen was arrested for drawing two swastikas on the sidewalk in a heavily Jewish community.
“I love the people in this room. I love Israel. I love Israel,” Donald Trump told a convention of pro-Israel lobbyists in Washington this week. But the feeling still isn’t quite mutual. At least not yet.
Leon Charney, the Jewish TV talk show host, lawyer and real estate tycoon who was said to have helped foster key backchannel negotiations between Israel and Egypt leading up to the Camp David Accords, has died.
The Anne Frank foundation criticized an “escape room” game which included an area designed to look like the Amsterdam World War II hiding space of the famous young Jewish writer, after which it is named.
A London mayoral candidate of Jewish background was accused of using racial profiling in sending targeted campaign letters to voters of Indian descent that some said played off stereotypes.
In an emotional apology, the AIPAC leadership expressed regret to President Barack Obama for an attack on him from its stage by Donald Trump, and for the loud applause it earned.31
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