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December 19, 2014 11:29am
The Christian savior keeps insinuating himself into Hanukkah festivities.
December 18, 2014 12:49pm
President Obama’s Hanukkah message was a riff on the old “They tried to kill us, we won, let’s eat” theme, hitting notes of freedom for Alan Gross and Jewish food.
December 17, 2014 3:52pm
The island nation’s Jewish organizations can be much more in the open with the historic deal that freed Alan Gross and reopened U.S. ties to Cuba.
December 16, 2014 5:10pm
What happens to U.S. pro-Israel advocacy if the Labor Party leader, the man who blames Benjamin Netanyahu for degrading relations with the United States, is elected?
December 16, 2014 4:11pm
Jewish fraternities and sororities were ready for the painful national dialogue that took place in the wake of murky rape allegations at the University of Virginia.
December 9, 2014 6:33pm
American Jewish community officials have been on the lookout for an attack on a synagogue ever since terrorists killed four worshippers and a policeman in Jerusalem last month.
December 9, 2014 2:50pm
President Obama’s secretary of defense nominee has been depicted in the media as the un-Chuck Hagel. Yet on Israel policy, Carter would represent more continuity than change should he be confirmed.
December 7, 2014 1:50pm
From the drive for Israeli-Palestinian peace to nuclear talks with Iran, the likely 2016 presidential candidate is backing President Obama’s Israel-related positions.
December 5, 2014 1:05pm
The United States and France have tentatively arrived at a $60 million lump sum agreement to settle claims by survivors deported to Nazi camps through the French rail system.
December 2, 2014 12:16pm
American Jewish opponents of the proposed law say they’re concerned it will provide additional fodder for Israel’s enemies and undermine Israel’s democratic character.