July 2, 2008 RSS feed / World News

The burning of Christian bibles in Israel must be strongly condemned by all

NEW YORK- Yom Ha'atzmaut- Israel's Independence Day- has come and gone. Together, Jews in North America and Israel joyously celebrated Israel's 60 years of achievement and success. More...

Businessman facing charges

NEW YORK (JTA)- A Jewish Australian businessman and philanthropist will go back to court to face perjury charges. More...

AIPAC staffers win court round

NEW YORK (JTA)- A U.S. appeals court ruled in favor of two former AIPAC staffers who sought to narrow the government's appeal of rulings in a classified information case. More...

Cantor pushed as McCain's VP

ELECTION '08…

NEW YORK (JTA)- An independent effort was launched to draft U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) as John McCain's running mate. More...

A Jewish state in Germany: Fantasy, provocation or both?

BERLIN- An Israeli artist is challenging boundaries- national, political and artistic- with his project to create a Jewish state in the former East Germany. More...

FSU elderly hard hit by economy & falling U.S. dollar

MOSCOW- From its perch above a shelf packed with crystal dishes, a photograph of Alexey Zheleznyak's late wife keeps watch over a spotless apartment. More...

Analysis: Gauging the U.S. response if Israel decided to attack Iran's nukes

WASHINGTON- As the question of an Israeli attack on Iran edges from if toward when, a new question looms: What would the United States do? More...

Chabad wins legal victory

WASHINGTON (JTA)- A U.S. appeals court ruled that a decades-old struggle between Chabad-Lubavitch and the Russian government over a seminal Lubavitch archive can proceed in the American courts. More...

Bush awards Lantos medal

NEW YORK (JTA)- President Bush awarded a Medal of Freedom to the late Tom Lantos. Lantos (D-CA), the chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee, died in February. More...

Carl & Rob Reiner honored by Israeli film fest in LA

LOS ANGELES- "If I ever get the Nobel Prize, the headline is going to say 'Meathead wins Nobel Prize,'" suggests actor-turned-director Rob Reiner, harking back to his role as Archie Bunker's son-in-law during the 1970s run of "All in the Family. More...

Reform movement digitizes Torah

NEW YORK (JTA)- The Reform movement has digitized the Torah as downloadable sound files. More...