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Cuba Releases Info On Imprisoned Jew

The results of a biopsy released by the Cuban government raises hopes that Jewish American contractor Alan Gross does not have cancer, his lawyer...
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Reconsidering U.S. Ties With Palestinians

Congress considers next steps after U.N. voted overwhelmingly to upgrade Palestine to a non-member observer state. WASHINGTON --- The American Israel Public Affairs Committee called for...
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Israel and Turkey Resume Talks

Israel and Turkey resumed informal reconciliation talks. JERUSALEM — Israel and Turkey resumed informal reconciliation talks. Turkey's foreign minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, confirmed on Sunday reports that...
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As Iran Gains Nuclear Weapons Capability, a Red Line Is Passed

With a massive increase of centrifuges at a secured uranium enrichment site, Iran appears to have moved beyond the question of whether capability to...
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U.N. Bid Puts Palestinians Between a Rock and a Hard Place

The arguments for and against the latest Palestinian bid for statehood status at the United Nations come down to which is the faster path...
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Last of Ethiopian Aliyah to Begin

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A charter flight of some 240 Ethiopian Jews that arrived last week launched the final stages of the aliyah from Ethiopia. The...
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In Toulouse, French President Vows to Fight Anti-Semitism

  MARSEILLE, France   France will clamp down on anti-Semitic hate speech online and elsewhere, French President Francois Hollande said at a press conference with Israeli Prime...
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British Pop Sensation Balances Stardom and Orthodoxy

  NEW YORK   Sure, his hit “Too Close” is currently the seventh most popular song in the United States, his music video has garnered more than...
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Booming Community and a New Campus in Toronto

  A few years ago, the sprawling new $185 million Jewish community complex just north of Toronto was nothing but woodland. Today, the 200,000-square-foot site...
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Communities in Latin America Grow and Struggle

  BUENOS AIRES, Argentina   When the Sao Paulo Hebraica Sports Club and Community Center in Brazil opened the Aleph School last month, it welcomed 450 students...