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WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for defense secretary is on the record decrying the burdens that Israel places on the United States and warning that the Jewish state could be headed toward apartheid. And with one notable exception, the right-wing pro-Israel community is enthusiastically on board.
Were claims of Israel’s ‘arson intifada’ overblown?
Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community and efforts by Israeli first responders have enabled the Jewish state to get an outburst of raging wildfires under control.
Democratic and Republican lawmakers are vowing to challenge a limit on U.S. defense aid for Israel that President Barack Obama included in the recently signed Memorandum of Understanding between the two nations.
WASHINGTON – Add sweeping school reforms – and with them, funding for private schools that Orthodox groups embrace and secular Jewish groups fear -- to the campaign promises that Donald Trump plans to fulfill.
One hundred anti-Semitic incidents occurred in the 10 days following the presidential election, representing about 12 percent of hate incidents in the U.S. recorded by a civil rights watchdog.
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro, whose death was announced late Friday, had a complicated history with Jews.
JERUSALEM – As the wildfires that raged across this country for nearly a week were subdued Sunday, Israelis surveyed the devastation in search of answers.
TEL AVIV – Call them Israel’s American volunteer fire brigade.
Between the challah bake, the Shabbat Project and conferences in Washington, D.C., it's been a busy week.
Shabbat in Jerusalem was like no Shabbat I have ever experienced.
Valley residents Esther and Don Schon write about a program that two ex-IDF soldiers developed to help teach disadvantaged teens to surf and in turn to become surfing teachers for wounded warriors.