“In a society which respects age almost all positions of responsibility go to ignorant and pretentious humbugs,” Russell wrote 90 years ago.
Three key bible verses help explain:
Chuck Schumer said he was willing to shut down the government as a Senate battle looms over the federal budget.
Trump’s inclusion of three former or current Goldman executives in his cabinet seems to be at odds with his campaign rhetoric, in which he cut a last-minute commercial that traded on the stereotype of Jews as moneychangers.
California’s sprawling state university may soon adopt a definition of anti-Semitism that could allow it to ban many campus protests of Israel. Is the move defending Jewish students’ rights — or an effort to squelch free speech?
Benjamin Netanyahu has received a slim majority of 61 Knesset members supporting his right to form the next government, Israel’s 34th.
— Israel’s Knesset voted unanimously to dissolve the government and set new elections.
The Upper House of Ireland’s parliament unanimously passed a nonbinding motion calling on the government to formally recognize the state of Palestine.
Leaders of Jewish communities throughout Hungary met with representatives of the Hungarian government almost a year after the suspension of contacts between the sides.
Jewish settlements in the West Bank and on the Golan Heights received a higher share of state funds than other communities, according to a new report.