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Judaism

Azerbaijan

The boycott of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations Chanukah party is growing. The event is being held at the Trump International...
Azerbaijan

It may be just another holiday party, but the decision whether to attend it may be more than a matter of scheduling. By boycotting the...
Western Wall

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu didn’t win himself many friends among American Jews this week when he denounced the Reform and Conservative movements for trying...
Judaism

Once in a great while, Peter Beinart writes an article I actually agree with. It happens whenever he takes a break from Israel-bashing to write...
Israel

On September 22, in an interview at the Hudson Institute’s dinner, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave an extraordinary answer to a “personal question” from...
Western Wall

When Jewish Agency chair Natan Sharansky came up with a compromise solution for egalitarian prayer at Jerusalem’s Western Wall three years ago, non-Orthodox Jewry rejoiced....
prayer

In the West Bank city of Nablus, Arabs rioted on Thursday. Were they complaining about Jewish settlements or the lack of a Palestinian state? No....
American Jews

Mosaic magazine has been running a fascinating series about why American Jews are drifting away from Israel. All the contributors (correctly) ascribed this drift primarily...
American Jewry

Exactly two years ago today, the Pew Research Center published a blockbuster study, “A Portrait of Jewish Americans” that provided the most detailed research about Jewish...
Obama most Jewish president.

So it turns out that President Obama not only thinks he understands Israel better than the Israelis, he also sees himself as being “the closest...

Last week, a controversy erupted after a meeting between Pope Francis and Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas. The encounter came during a celebration of the...

At the bedrock of American nuclear doctrine is the concept of mutual deterrence. It is a principle that rests on the assumption that the actor...