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  • Reform praises Maryland on death penalty

    The Reform movement praised Maryland’s governor for supporting a repeal of the state’s death penalty.

  • Tartman withdraws nomination

    Israel’s tourism minister-designate withdrew over an accreditation scandal.

  • Rabbi says he was misled by Farrakhan

    Rabbi Marc Schneier said he had been misled by the Nation of Islam about the nature of a recent interfaith dialogue organized by the group’s leader, Louis Farrakhan.

  • Lieberman plays down military option

    Israel’s strategic affairs minister played down the desirability of military action to stop Iran’s nuclear program.

  • Woman sues Ali G over sex claim

    A woman who was on a 1987 trip to Israel with Sacha Baron Cohen is suing the British comedian for saying in a facetious interview that he got her pregnant.

  • Did Jefferson have Jewish ancestor?

    Thomas Jefferson may have had a Jewish ancestor, a new genetic study suggests.

  • Group plugs sweatshop-free kippot

    Jews concerned about social justice now can buy kippot from companies that shun sweatshop labor.