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  • Swastikas drawn on campaign posters

    Swastikas were scrawled on campaign posters for a Jewish candidate running for the New York state Senate.

  • Soldiers shoot mentally challenged Palestinian

    Israeli soldiers shot and critically injured a mentally challenged Palestinian man.

  • Pelosi: Hitting Iran counterproductive

    Military strikes on Iran’s nuclear facilities would be counterproductive, Nancy Pelosi said.

  • Bin Laden: Break Gaza blockade

    A recorded message purportedly from Osama bin Laden called on Muslims to break the Israeli-led embargo on Gaza.

  • Barak: Labor should prepare to beat Kadima

    Israel’s Labor Party should prepare to challenge Kadima for the national leadership within months, Ehud Barak said.

  • Postville a clarion call

    As Jews, it is our obligation to advocate for fair treatment of the 390 detainees in Postville and the millions of other undocumented workers nationally, who are “strangers in a strange land,” HIAS President Gideon Aronoff writes.

  • Abbas said to be weighing resignation

    Mahmoud Abbas told an Israeli lawmaker that he could resign if there is no progress in talks on founding a Palestinian state.

  • Will Elder, Mad artist, dies

    Will Elder, the Mad Magazine artist who helped introduce Yiddishisms and Borscht Belt humor into the American lexicon, has died.

  • London cars rally to Israel

    A road rally starting in London will end in Jerusalem, where two participants will make aliyah.

  • Jewish culture awards announced

    An Israeli choreographer and an American professor of performance studies will receive Jewish Cultural Achievement Awards.