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  • AJC panel discusses turmoil in Middle East

    AJC panel discusses turmoil in Middle East
    The American Jewish Committee's Jerusalem director recently visited Miami where she provided insight and perspective into fast-moving events in the Middle East. Lt. Col (res) Avital Leibovich was featured in the panel discussion "Middle East in Turmoil:...
  • Israeli premier: Nuclear deal will 'pave the way' for Iran

    Israel's prime minister criticized the deal expected to emerge from nuclear talks in Switzerland on Tuesday, saying it will "pave the way" for Iran to have the ability to build an atomic bomb in little time. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu voiced his...
  • Skokie residents donate ambulance to Israel

    Skokie residents donate ambulance to Israel
    A new ambulance will be shipped to Israel to help replenish the country's diminishing fleet of emergency medical vehicles thanks to a donation from a Jewish community in Skokie last week. The ambulance, donated by Sylvia Footlik and her late husband,...
  • In Theory: Thoughts on NYC's pre-K prayer plan

    In Theory: Thoughts on NYC's pre-K prayer plan
    Last year, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's "ambitious" free, full-day prekindergarten plan began with 53,000 children. While some programs are found in public schools, many are run by religious institutions and community-based organizations under...
  • Can Jewish Americans support both Democrats and Israel?

    Can Jewish Americans support both Democrats and Israel?
    "I don't understand how Jews in America can be Democrats first and Jewish second and support Israel along the line of just following their president," vented Rep. Steve King, an Iowa Republican, on Boston Herald Radio last week. It was a small...
  • Israel charges Palestinian for fighting with Islamic State

    A Jerusalem district court has indicted a Palestinian from east Jerusalem on charges of traveling to Syria to join and fight with the Islamic State militant group. The Shin Bet security service says Khalil Khalil, born in 1990, had joined a gym at the...
  • Former Israeli Premier Olmert convicted in corruption case

    Former Israeli Premier Olmert convicted in corruption case
    Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was convicted Monday of unlawfully accepting money from a U.S. supporter in a retrial on corruption charges, the latest chapter in the downfall of a man who only years earlier hoped to lead the country to a...
  • Palestinians, Israeli Arabs mark 'Land Day'

    Palestinians and Arab citizens of Israel have marked "Land Day," an annual day of protest against what they say are discriminatory land policies by Israel. About 2,000 protesters waved Palestinian flags and chanted slogans Monday in the northern...
  • For Marco Rubio, Senate vote-a-rama offers insight into presidential intent

    WASHINGTON For a peek into the mindset of Sen. Marco Rubio, just review what he was up to in the wee hours of Friday morning, when the Senate considered scores of amendments to the body's major budget resolution for the year. The Republican from West...
  • JCRC hosts Middle East panel discussion

    JCRC hosts Middle East panel discussion
    More than 400 community members attended a Middle East Forum led by a panel of experts to learn about issues facing Israel and its neighboring countries on March 25, at The Tradition of the Palm Beaches. The panel included members of both Israel's and...
  • Meir: Israel winning military battle, failing in public relations

    Meir: Israel winning military battle, failing in public relations
    Former Israeli ambassador and diplomat Gideon Meir said that Israel is winning the military battle against Hamas and other terrorist organizations, but is failing to win the public relations battle to convince international organizations, such as the...