Regardless of the winner, the upcoming term of the Knesset (Israeli Parliament) will be short lived. You don’t have to be a prophet to...
1. Unity? I don’t think so Yesterday evening, when the exit polls showed a tie (or a near tie) and a possible Netanyahu coalition of...
The jury has been seated in the trial of a Syracuse, N.Y., physician accused of murdering his wife.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu closed a gap with center-left rival Isaac Herzog in a hard-fought Israeli election on Tuesday, exit polls showed, leaving both men with a chance to rule but Netanyahu with the clearer path to forming a coalition.
In the United States, the magic number on Election Day is 270, the number of Electoral College votes needed to win the presidency. In Israel, it’s 61, the number of seats needed to capture a majority in the 120-seat Knesset — and with it, the premiership.
Hillel President Eric Fingerhut’s decision to withdraw from the upcoming J Street conference has again drawn Hillel into conflict over the boundaries of acceptable criticism of Israel.
While Waiting for Israeli Election Results – Thoughts on ‘Optimism’ and Important Articles to Ponder
The only poll that matters is the one taken today, on election day. Then what matters is who President Rivlin will ask to form...
Former President George W. Bush headlined the largest Israel Bonds fundraiser since the organization was inaugurated in 1951.
Swarthmore Hillel’s student board voted to drop its affiliation with Hillel International and change its name, citing Hillel International’s restrictions on Israel issues.
The Paris kosher supermarket where four hostages were killed in January by an Islamist gunman reopened on Sunday morning to \"show that life is stronger than barbarity,\" supermarket officials and France\'s interior minister said.
Two swastikas were spray-painted on a Jewish fraternity house at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn.\n
Iran and major world powers have been making headway in identifying technical options for a historic nuclear deal as an end-March deadline nears but difficult issues must still be addressed, U.S. and Iranian officials said on Tuesday.
A month and a half after allegedly choking out the VP of Paramount Digital Entertainment and Insurge Pictures at a Sundance party in Park City, the Into The...
New York real estate scion and accused murderer Robert Durst\'s bathroom muttering that he \"killed them all\" would likely be admissible evidence in a murder trial, legal experts said on Monday.
The United States and Iran inched closer to a political deal that would set the stage for a landmark nuclear agreement, but a U.S. official warned on Monday that Iran must make tough choices to allay fears about its atomic ambitions.
Monthly rallies calling for justice for the late AMIA Jewish center prosecutor Alberto Nisman will be held in Buenos Aires.
More than 1,000 people formed a peace ring around a Copenhagen synagogue that came under deadly attack last month.\n
On a nondescript street in the London suburbs, guards with earpieces stand watch outside a brown building with blast-resistant doors and windows.
The Central Conference of American Rabbis, the rabbinical arm of the Reform movement, installed its first openly gay president, Rabbi Denise Eger.\n
Jewish real estate scion Robert Durst, the subject of a recent HBO documentary miniseries, is currently awaiting extradition to Los Angeles after being arrested by the FBI in a New Orleans hotel Sunday evening, March 15. FBI officials say they have new evidence linking Durst to the 2000 killing of his friend Susan Berman in her Hollywood Hills home.
Swedish police posted officers at a Jewish cemetery in Malmo after mourners said they had been intimidated there by passers-by.
The man accused of wounding two policemen during a protest rally outside the Ferguson, Missouri, police headquarters last week appeared in court on Monday briefly and did not enter a plea.
New York real estate scion Robert Durst agreed on Monday to be extradited to Los Angeles County from New Orleans to face a charge of first-degree murder in the 2000 death of a longtime friend.
The Los Angeles dollars—or shekels—spent may not have approached the amount Hollywood throws around for U.S. elections, but Jews in Los Angeles nevertheless managed to funnel about $175,000 into Israel’s party primaries this election cycle.
Iran financed the 2007 campaign of Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner in exchange for impunity for Iranians in the AMIA bombing, a Brazilian magazine reported.
The pending departure of U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) has the Jewish community wondering who will fill the vacuum left by the fiercely pro-Israel liberal leader.
Standing on an apartment balcony beneath an olive tree overlooking the green hills between Jerusalem and Bethlehem, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told a hastily convened news conference in this neighborhood that it prevents “territorial contiguity” for a Palestinian state.
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