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Showing Israel the Love

Washington · AnalysisIt was a weekend of Israel love politically that highlighted two approaches to showing affection for the Jewish state: Go to Israel,...
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America’s Jewish Olympiads

Jason Lezak -- no newcomer to Olympic glory -- recognizes the difficulty in returning to the medal stand at the London Games."I definitely would...
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Bulgaria’s Jews Still Reeling

SOFIA, BulgariaUntil last week, leaders of Bulgaria's small, placid Jewish community said they felt untouched by hate crimes or terrorism.But after last week's apparent...

Debate Rages Over Circumcision in Germany

 BERLINSay yes to circumcision.That's the message of a petition that three German students have created at change.org.Directed toward the German government, the petition comes in...
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Republican’s Lei of the Land

Linda Lingle is used to beat­ing the odds. Which is why the Jewish Republican who served two terms as governor of Hawaii believes she...
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‘Mein Kampf’ Debate

  BerlinDoes Mein Kampf belong in the German high schools?With Adolf Hitler's book due to come out of wraps here in 2015, freed after decades under copyright...
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Netting Goals for Israeli Lacrosse

The six ponytailed young women in Tel Aviv's Hayarkon Park tossed balls back and forth as they ran down the field, catching and cradling...
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Brotherhood Upends Mubarak Legacy

  June 27, 2012 - Washington · AnalysisMuslim Brotherhood candidate Mohamed Morsi is the declared winner of Egypt's presidential race and his predecessor, Hosni Mubarak, reportedly continues...
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Presbyterians Debate Divestment

 Washington Proponents of using economic pressure to force Israel out of the West Bank may have lost a key battle last week -- by...
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Hail to the Chief of Staff

WashingtonWith this week's appointment of Jack Lew as President Barack Obama's new chief of staff, the Jewish community now has a new go-to person...