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  • Jewish community widens tent as racial diversity increases

    Jewish community widens tent as racial diversity increases
    Meira and Tyler Burnett look forward to their family's annual Hanukkah party, when they will light the menorah and enjoy traditional potato pancakes, called latkes. The siblings, ages 11 and 14, respectively, also will sing in the children's choir at B'...
  • Kerry urges 'other options' as Palestinians seek U.N. resolution

    Kerry urges 'other options' as Palestinians seek U.N. resolution
    Secretary of State John F. Kerry urged patience Tuesday as he met in London with Palestinian officials seeking a U.N. resolution that would lay the groundwork for a Palestinian state. Speaking to reporters before the meeting, Kerry declined to take a...
  • Peninsula's Jewish community gathers for menorah lighting in Newport News

    Peninsula's Jewish community gathers for menorah lighting in Newport News
    Though the Bitton family is spending their Hanukkah about 6,000 miles away from home , they are keeping their holiday traditions alive and sharing them with new friends. Arriving in the U.S. in July, Israel Defense Forces Col. Guy Bitton is currently...
  • Palestinian draft resolution to UN calls for Israel occupation end by 2017

    Palestinian draft resolution to UN calls for Israel occupation end by 2017
    Jordan formally submitted to the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday a draft resolution calling for peace between Israel and the Palestinians within one year and an end to Israel's occupation of Palestinian territories by the end of 2017. The...
  • Palestinians get backing from EU court ruling, proposed U.N. measure

    Palestinians get backing from EU court ruling, proposed U.N. measure
    A European Union court Wednesday ordered the removal of Hamas from the European Union's list of terrorist organizations, based on a procedural technicality, a ruling that provoked anger from Israel as well as satisfaction from the militant Palestinian...
  • Violent images in Israeli pop song stir controversy

    In Israel these days, art and politics are a discordant mix. An Israeli pop star who wrote an inflammatory song he said was intended to decry violence was banned Tuesday from performing at an upcoming event sponsored by Israel’s presidency....
  • Israeli-Palestinian conflict was always about religion

    To the editor: Anyone who thinks the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is just now starting to turn into a religious one doesn't understand the true nature of the conflict. It is and always has been a religious conflict between the Jews and the Muslim world....
  • At 93, Rabbi Leonard Beerman still stirs passions with pacifist views

    Racked by pain, the 93-year-old rabbi walked shakily to the lectern to give his sermon on Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish year. Then his spine straightened. His gaze grew firm. "Another Yom Kippur," he said. "Another 500 children of Gaza...
  • Iran, world powers consider extending nuclear talks as deadline looms

    With talks at an impasse and a deadline one day away, Iran and six world powers on Sunday began discussing how to again extend their negotiations over Tehran’s disputed nuclear program. Secretary of State John F. Kerry, Iranian Foreign Minister...
  • Cook Park menorah lighting tradition still burns strong

    Cook Park menorah lighting tradition still burns strong
    The hype is gone, but six years later Olivia Simmons is sticking to her mission of lighting a menorah in Libertyville’s Cook Park to spread religious awareness and pride. As the sun went down on the first night of Hanukkah Dec. 16, Simmons and a...
  • Israel strips residence rights for widow of synagogue attacker

    Israel strips residence rights for widow of synagogue attacker
    A week after Ghassan Abu Jamal took part in an attack that killed five Israelis in a Jerusalem synagogue, Israeli officials announced Wednesday that his widow will be stripped of the permit allowing her residence in Jerusalem and that she'll be returned...