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  • Blacks, Jews plant trees for King

    Honoring the memory of Coretta Scott King, American blacks and Jews dedicated the replanting of part of a Galilee forest destroyed by Hezbollah.

  • Groups to fight abortion ruling

    Supreme Court decisions usually are considered final, but Jewish groups that favor abortion rights are taking a ruling upholding a ban on late-term abortions to lawmakers.

  • Carter: Israel backers demand ‘subservience

    Mideast peace is possible only with forceful U.S. engagement, former President Carter said as he received an award for speaking out on controversial topics.

  • Fire chiefs visit Israel

    A delegation of American fire chiefs finds the United States ill-prepared on the terrorism front after spending a week in Israel.

  • Hillel focuses on environment

    Hillel and the Jewish Council for Public Affairs hope they’ve started a trend with environmentally sensitive conferences that were “carbon-neutral.”

  • A YouTube Purim for troops

    A New Jersey synagogue has seized upon the popular YouTube to send the Purim message to far-flung U.S. Jewish troops and raise funds for gift packages.