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  • Bush signs ports bill with boycott clause

    A bill increasing scrutiny over foreign purchases of American ports signed by President Bush includes a provision targeting the Arab boycott of Israel.

  • Rice- won’t promise Palestine by 09

    The quest for Palestinian statehood might outlast the Bush presidency, Condoleezza Rice said.

  • Buchanan feuds with Foxman

    Patrick Buchanan assailed Abraham Foxman’s criticism of the Vatican revival of the Latin Mass.

  • Hillel unveils new Russia director

    Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life in Russia has named a new director.

  • Israeli diplomats in U.S. adopt hybrids

    Senior Israeli diplomats in the United States will switch to hybrid gas-electric cars to cut down on petroleum consumption.

  • Coalition saving Florida synagogue

    Jews and Greeks are banding together to save an old synagogue from the wrecking ball, perhaps even packing up the entire building and floating it up a waterway to another county.

  • Jewish doctor brings vision to Syria

    Joel Weinstein, a Jewish physician from Pennsylvania, recently took part in a medical mission to Syria.

  • HUC appoints new dean

    Rabbi Shirley Idelson was named dean of the New York campus of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.

  • Lantos: Include Israel in NATO

    The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Foreign Affairs Committee called for Israel’s inclusion in NATO.

  • ORT opposes Bush education cuts

    ORT America is calling on its members to urge President Bush not to cut the education budget for 2008.