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Monastery Is Set Ablaze

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A Christian monastery was vandalized and set alight in what appears to be a “price tag” attack. The door of the Latrun Monastery...
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Polish Jews Connect to Israel

Jerusalem After Jerzy heard about frequent vandalism at an old Jewish cemetery in his home city of Gdansk, Poland, he decided to visit the graveyard.  It...

Netanyahu: Set ‘Clear Red Lines’ About Iran

JERUSALEM (JTA) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on the international community to set a "clear red line" for Iran. Netanyahu, in remarks to...

Egypt Withdraws Tanks From Sinai

  JERUSALEM (JTA) -- Egypt withdrew some 20 tanks from Sinai in response to Israel's security concerns, according to an unnamed Egyptian official. The official spoke...

Western Wall Just Fine, Test Shows

JERUSALEM (JTA) -- The Western Wall checked out fine in a test of its stability by engineers.  The office of the rabbi of the Western...
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Republicans Woo Voters

With the rain soaked Labor Day weekend officially in the rearview mirror, Republicans and Democrats looking to woo Jewish voters have gone into overdrive...

ADL Files Amicus Brief on Voter ID Law

The Anti-Defamation League filed an amicus “friend of the court” brief in the case challenging Pennsylvania’s voter ID requirements that will be heard this month...
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Shooting for a Hockey Revival

When ice hockey debuted at the 1997 Maccabiah Games, few, if any, people anticipated that the sport would say hello and goodbye at the...
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Keeping it Kosher at the Linc

When Steve Katz wanted to set up kosher concession stands a few years ago, he approached the Eagles, Phillies, 76ers and Flyers. The only...

High Holidays Are In in Alexandria

High Holidays Are In in Alexandria JERUSALEM (JTA) — Reports that Egyptian authorities had canceled High Holidays services this year at the 180-year-old Eliyahu Hanavi Syn- agogue...