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...

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...

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...

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...

After Attacks on Israelis, Fears Grow on All Sides

WASHINGTON The attacks on Israeli targets in Georgia and India this week are escalating tensions between Iran and Israel. Israeli leaders blamed Iran for the two...

Pondering Presidential Choices

As President Barack Obama seeks re-election and the GOP looks to make inroads among Jews, the Jewish vote is going to be held up...

He Came, He Saw, He Implored

 Alan Dershowitz came to the University of Pennsylvania last week to articulate the case for Israel and counter the message of the Boycott, Divestment...