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Trial of Dutch Journalists for Invading Nazi’s ‘Privacy’ Ends in Acquittal

After a one-day trial in Germany, two Dutch journalists have been acquitted on the charge that they invaded the privacy of the escaped Nazi...

Chicago Native Helene Herbstman Named New Israel Bonds National Women’s Division Chair

Helene Herbstman, a prominent leader in Jewish organizations on both the national and local levels, has been named new chair of the Israel Bonds...

Jewish Leaders Find Fault with Obama’s Budget Proposal

Orthodox Union: Budget Provision Will Harm American CharitiesThe Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, objected on...

The Israel Project Sheds Light on Global Perceptions of Israel at Media Event

Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi Stepping Down as President of Prominent NGOAfter ten years at the fore of one of the most well-known Israeli advocacy groups,...

Visitors to Israel Learn More About the Holocaust

A number of foreign groups have made trips to the Yad Vashem Holocaust museum in Israel to learn more about the calamity that befell...

India, South Africa Undercut International Sanction Efforts Against Iran

An article in the Wall Street Journal recently reported that India and South Africa have continued to purchase oil from Iran despite continuing Western...

Bloomberg Defends City Ban on Allowing Religious Services to be Held in Public Schools

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has voiced his support for a city ban preventing religious institutions from holding services in public schools, sources have reported. The...

Bike 4 Friendship: A Cross-Country Bike Trip to Benefit Children With Special Needs

Biking cross-country? Just reading those words can get your heart pumping. Yet, this summer, for the second year running, the Bike 4 Friendship team...

GOP Primaries Heat Up as Jewish Involvement Intensifies

Ron Paul Supporters Prevented from  Casting Ballots at Special Post-Shabbat  Nevada Caucus; Conflict EnsuesIn a passionate display of strong disapproval over the Obama administration’s...

Israel, U.S. Denounce Fatah-Hamas Unity Deal

Netanyahu: Abbas Joining With Terror Instead of Pursuing Peace U.S. and Israeli leaders are denouncing the Hamas-Fatah unity deal agreed upon Monday in Doha, Qatar....

Israel, U.S. Denounce Fatah-Hamas Unity Deal

Netanyahu: Abbas Joining With Terror Instead of Pursuing Peace U.S. and Israeli leaders are denouncing the Hamas-Fatah unity deal agreed upon Monday in Doha, Qatar....

UNESCO Chief Pledges to Correct Science Report’s Omission of Israel

UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova pledged to the AJC on Friday (Feb. 3) that her agency’s latest five-year Science Report would belatedly be augmented...

Wiesenthal Center: “Iranian Calls to Destroy Jewish People Unparalleled Since Nazi Germany”

Jewish NGO Urges World Powers to Seek Indictment  for Incitement to Genocide, a Crime Against Humanity The Simon Wiesenthal Center charged earlier this week...

Obama Addresses National Prayer Breakfast; Cites Jewish Values in Explaining Domestic Policies

President Barack Obama attended and made remarks at the annual National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday (Feb. 2) at the Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C. ...

Rav Zev Tzvi Vorhand of NYC’s “Vorhand Shul” Honored in Ceremony Held on His 11th Yahrzeit

Manhattan’s Jewish Center was crowded to capacity on Motzei Shabbat, January 7; all those present had gathered for the 11th yahrzeit of the revered...

Fidler, Storobin Trade Charges in Race for State Senate Seat

In the latest volley between City Councilman Lew Fidler and David Storobin – his Republican opponent for the State Senate seat vacated by Carl...

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