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July 8, 2014 4:21pm
The sense of solidarity spurred by the abduction of three Israeli teens gave way to grief, calls for revenge and finally soul searching after the retaliatory killing of a Palestinian boy.
July 8, 2014 2:18pm
The State Department’s anti-Semitism monitor, Ira Forman, has put the issue of protecting brit milah on the U.S. diplomatic agenda.
July 3, 2014 6:25pm
Benjamin Netanyahu supported U.S. intervention in Iraq and suggests that America made a mistake in pulling out its forces — and he draws a parallel with the West Bank.
July 1, 2014 6:20pm
Two decades ago, Jewish groups united in support of a landmark religious freedom law, but many of them aren’t pleased by the Supreme Court’s interpretation of it in the Hobby Lobby case.
June 24, 2014 5:33pm
The Presbyterians’ vote irked Jewish groups and pleased divestment backers, even as the denomination insisted it was not embracing BDS.
June 20, 2014 12:22pm
Mauricio Macri, himself an abduction victim, expresses sympathy for the three Israeli teens.
June 18, 2014 5:46pm
A State Department portrait unveiling underscores the bipartisan nature of the U.S. pursuit of Middle East peace.
June 11, 2014 12:15pm
With Rep. Eric Cantor’s surprise primary defeat, Congress loses its only Republican Jewish lawmaker and the highest-ranking Jewish elected official in American history.
June 10, 2014 5:27pm
The Obama administration’s decision to work with the new Hamas-backed government could face a challenge when the Palestinians hold elections.
June 3, 2014 4:19pm
Jewish groups warn that if Presbyterians endorse divestment, it could further hurt relations already damaged by an anti-Zionist church study guide.