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  • Florida governor visits Israel

    Florida’s governor traveled to Israel to strengthen his state’s ties and reportedly provide him some national exposure.

  • Israeli charity an option in federal program

    An Israeli health support group has been selected to participate in a U.S. government program that allows federal employees to make contributions.

  • UJC hires head for new overseas unit

    The United Jewish Communities has hired Rebecca Caspi to head its new Global Operations group, the organization announced Friday.

  • ADL slams Coptic patriarch

    The Anti-Defamation League criticized the leader of the Coptic Church for accusing Jews of killing Jesus.

  • Turks seize Syria-bound Iranian arms

    Turkish authorities seized arms on a train traversing its territory from Iran to Syria.

  • U.N. official criticizes Israel

    A U.N. human rights investigator criticized Israel and the Palestinians on violating international law.

  • U.K. academics back boycott of Israel

    A union of academics in the United Kingdom voted to recommend a boycott of Israeli academic institutions.

  • Jericho summit seen

    The next summit between Ehud Olmert and Mahmoud Abbas is expected to take place in the Palestinian territories.

  • U.K. union votes to keep boycott talk alive

    Britain’s largest trade union for academics passed a motion to circulate Palestinian calls for an academic boycott of Israel to its branches “for information and discussion.”

  • E.U. official wants prisoner releases

    The president of the European Parliament called for Israel to free Hamas officials from police custody and for the release of three Israeli soldiers from their Arab captors.