Praise showered on a Belgian teacher who drew anti-Semitic caricatures made JTA's Europe correspondent question some of his preconceptions about the complicated country that he has covered for years.
Jewish stars Adam Sandler, Mila Kunis and Scarlett Johansson graced Forbes' 2016 ranking of highest-paid actors and actresses.
The Ramat Gan office serving central Israel joins others already opened in Jerusalem and Modiin, with a fourth scheduled for the West Bank.
Doaa Elghobashy, 19, had been harshly criticized on Arab social media after the Israeli Embassy in Cairo shared the photo.
For the 13 Ugandans working as counselors at Reform overnight camps, it was a summer of fun and culture shock.