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Senate Hopeful Bats for Israel

 Tom Smith, the Republican hoping to unseat U.S. Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.), may not be familiar with the Yiddish term mensch -- at least...
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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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With Some Help, South Philly Mom Finds Her Way Back Home

Sarah Katuran is a sprightly 95-year-old woman with a smile that radiates. She gets around with the aid of a walker, uses an amplifier...
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Galilee Youth Circus Backflips Into Town

 "Love thy neighbor" is a basic tenet of our Judeo-Christian tradition. When individuals learn to work, live and grow together, it enables them to...

Four Local Institutions Receive Security Funds

Four local institutions have been awarded grants from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to be used for facility upgrades designed to deter and...
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London’s Jewish Community Gets Ready for the Olympics, Tourists

London For the British Jewish community, the most memorable moment of the London Olympics may be a somber one. On Aug. 6, several hundred...
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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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A Controversial Appearance?

U.S. Rep. Deborah Wasserman Schultz, the Florida Democrat who serves at the helm of the Democratic National Committee and is considered President Barack Obama's...
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Romney Seeking Twofer in Israel?

Washington · AnalysisMitt Romney's announced trip to Israel, at the height of his campaign to wrest the presidency from Barack Obama, could be a...
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Outrage Over Hospital Merger

A hospital merger isn't the kind of issue that usually draws the ire of the Jewish community. Yet the news in late June that...