Two local Jews separated by almost two decades in age — one observant, the other "culturally connected" — find themselves on the same playing field in Israel as they aim to grow an upstart lacrosse team.
Congressional measures now being undertaken to affect the trajectory of peace talks have roots in the warm relations that Israeli settlers and their American friends have forged in Congress over the past two decades.
After 20 years of stops, starts and a bloody intifada in between, John Kerry believes he can pull out a final status Israeli-Palestinian peace deal in nine months. Why the rush? Read on for JTA's analysis.