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Coming this summer to Jewish camps: Lessons on Israel’s occupation of West Bank

A curriculum backed by pro-Palestinian Jewish organization IfNotNow is being considered by staunchly Zionist summer programs — with a few stipulations   JTA — When… Read More ›

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Tel Aviv – Israel’s Conversion Laws Are About To Get Stricter

  Tel Aviv – Jewish converts in America may have a much harder time being accepted in Israel because of a new set of regulations… Read More ›

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Goldin family attacks PM Netanyahu for ‘cowardice, defeatism’

Family of IDF officer whose body is held by Hamas in Gaza holds press conference to attack PM, his government; Goldin’s father Simcha accuses government… Read More ›

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Clay Seal of Prophet Isaiah to be Unveiled at Joint Israe-U.S. Event

Dozens of ancient items lent to US foundation which assists in excavations.   Clay seals believed to have been used by the biblical prophet Isaiah… Read More ›

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Clay Seal of Prophet Isaiah to be Unveiled at Joint Israe-U.S. Event

Dozens of ancient items lent to US foundation which assists in excavations.   Clay seals believed to have been used by the biblical prophet Isaiah… Read More ›

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Could Charles Koch become the George Soros of the right?

Since the GOP mega-donor began funding academic projects run by those hostile to Israel, Jewish Democrats hope to leverage stigma into an attack on Republicans… Read More ›

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Philip Roth showed me how to be an American Jew

Though misogyny was ever-present in his works, the author captured my experience of otherness, and helped me make sense of our shared history and collective… Read More ›

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Philip Roth, great American-Jewish novelist, dead at 85

Considered a giant of American letters, Roth penned dozens of novels, essays,and article as a fearless narrator of sex, religion and mortality   NEW YORK… Read More ›

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Ken Livingstone quits Labour over anti-Semitism accusations

Mired in a slew of anti-Semitism allegations, the former London mayor, who was suspended in 2016 after claiming that Hitler was once a supporter of… Read More ›

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Alienated until the end, master artist Chaim Soutine fled the shtetl for Paris

Running through September, a new exhibit shows off the work of the Jewish Expressionist painter who gave up small-town life in the Pale of Settlement,… Read More ›

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We, the secular Jerusalemites

Op-ed: In Jerusalem, you get to experience real pluralism, for all its degrees and downfalls. The capital’s unique situation offers its secular residents the opportunity… Read More ›

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The Palestinians’ self-made Nakba

Op-ed: Palestine’s Arabs went through an expulsion, just like tens of millions around the world, including Jews. But the Palestinians are the only ones who… Read More ›

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A Jewish future? Only in Israel

Op-ed: Considering soaring assimilation rates, the Jewish population in many countries around the world will likely disappear completely in six or seven generations. Israel is… Read More ›

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Quebec – Pro-Palestinian Charity In Canada Promoting Book Containing Anti-Semitic Content

Quebec – B’nai Brith Canada has called on the country’s tax authority to revoke the registration of a pro-Palestinian charity after alleging that it is… Read More ›

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Reykjavik – Iceland Parliament Committee Favors Scrapping Bill To Ban Circumcision

  Reykjavik – A judicial committee of Iceland’s parliament has recommended scrapping a bill that would ban the nonmedical circumcision of boys. Lawmakers from four… Read More ›

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Natalie Portman is just a symptom of US Jewry’s changing attitude towards Israel

Op-ed: It would be very dangerous to see Jewish actress’s defiant move as a passing episode or meaningless provocation. She is a symbol of dramatic… Read More ›

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With bickering jokes, ‘Goldstein, the Musical’ sets Jewish family life to music

Running through the end of July, the hit play about three generations of a dysfunctional Jewish clan is a sometimes true, always poignant, airing of… Read More ›

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Netanyahu agrees to delay vote on court override bill

Supreme Court President Esther Hayut conditioned confab with Netanyahu on postponing ministerial decision on controversial legislation   Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his coalition partners… Read More ›

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