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Ethiopian Knesset Member Stumps for Israel

  To anyone who asserts that Israel is a racist society, Shlomo Molla has a simple retort: Just take a look at my life. The...

An ID Drive

In preparation for Election Day, Edith Finkelstein checked with every resident on her floor to ensure that they had valid IDs. She lives at...
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ZOA Honors Firebrand, Defends Tax Snafu

At last week’s Zionist Organization of America gala dinner in Philadelphia, honoree David Horowitz, a conservative firebrand and staunch defender of Israel, surprised many...
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Political Key to the Keystone State?

Rays of noon sun filtered through the canopy of trees as 43-year-old Cathy Rosen traversed a hilly street in Gladwyne at a brisk pace....

Israel Briefs

  Player Nets Paralympics Gold JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli tennis player Noam Gershony won a gold medal in men’s singles at the London Paralympics Games.   Gershony, a...
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Leaders Urge Support for Jewish Refugees

  JERUSALEM  Activists at a recent conference here on Middle Eastern and North Afri-can Jewish refugees called for legislative initiatives to support compensation for the refugees.   The...

Soloveichik vs. Wolpe: Two Rabbis, Two Parties, Two Philosophies

CHARLOTTE, N.C.   Republicans and Democrats may not have much common ground this election year, yet their national conventions shared one feature: Both gatherings were blessed...
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Will Jews Make or Break Obama?

Charlotte, N.C. Jewish swing voters could make or break President Barack Obama's bid for re-election. At least that's the case that Democratic Party leaders made in...

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...