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Can Israel’s new left-wing alliance shift the political landscape?

Can Israel’s new left-wing alliance shift the political landscape?

With the deadline to file party lists ahead of the September election fast approaching, a major shake-up within Israel’s leftist could bolster its camp...
Israeli Cabinet expected to extend Dermer’s term a year

Israeli Cabinet expected to extend Dermer’s term a year

Israel’s Cabinet is expected to extend Israeli Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer’s tenure to a seventh year, after some pressure by Israeli...
“UnCamp,” a summer program for teenage Jewish girls from different backgrounds—from the unaffiliated to Shabbat-observant—encourages personal growth, reflection, discussion and friendship, July 2019. Credit: Courtesy.

For a few dozen teens on a summer program, it’s much more than all...

On the fields of a private-school campus in northwestern New Jersey, two girls sit on white wooden chairs in the mid-morning sun sharing stories. No...
British Labour member suspended amid anti-Semitism investigation

British Labour member suspended amid anti-Semitism investigation

A member of the British Labour Party has been suspended from his local party chapter amid an anti-Semitism investigation. Manchester council member Majid Dar was...
US blocks attempt to condemn Israel at UN over Wadi Hummus demolitions

US blocks attempt to condemn Israel at UN over Wadi Hummus demolitions

The United States on Wednesday blocked an attempt by several countries to get the U.N. Security Council to condemn Israel’s demolition earlier this week...
The disgraced financier, who purposefully took advantage of his fellow Jews, pleaded guilty to 11 crimes in 2009 and is currently behind bars at a federal prison in Butler, N.C.

Bernie Madoff asks Trump for commutation of 150-year prison sentence

Disgraced financier Bernie Madoff has requested U.S. President Donald Trump to commute his 150-year sentence for running a Ponzi scheme worth almost $65 billion—the...

Polish organization aims to restore country’s Jewish heritage, building both bridges and awareness

Michał Laszczkowski, CEO of Poland’s Cultural Heritage Foundation, spends a great deal of time discussing Jewish law with rabbis at various Jewish cemeteries across...
At US Department of Education, Kenneth Marcus tackles anti-Semitism in all its varied forms

At US Department of Education, Kenneth Marcus tackles anti-Semitism in all its varied forms

Kenneth L. Marcus was confirmed last summer by the U.S. Senate as assistant secretary for civil rights at the U.S. Department of Education following...
Netanyahu lauds US House passing anti-BDS resolution

Netanyahu lauds US House passing anti-BDS resolution

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu applauded the U.S. House of Representatives for passing a resolution condemning the anti-BDS movement and maintaining support for Israel,...
Rouhani suggests possible ship swap between Iran, UK

Rouhani suggests possible ship swap between Iran, UK

Iranian Prime Minister Hassan Rouhani hinted about a possible exchange with the U.K.-flagged ship it seized on Friday in the Strait of Hormuz in...