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Posts Tagged: Jewish leaders

September 26, 2017 8:51 pm

Israeli Officials, Jewish Groups Across the World Condemn Terror Slaughter in Har Adar

Israeli officials and Jewish leaders around the world united in condemnation of the terrorist attack in the Jewish community of Har Adar in the West...

August 25, 2017 9:14 am

Jewish Groups Cancel High Holiday Call With Trump Over Charlottesville Comments - Four major American Jewish organizations have announced they will not participate in an annual conference call with the president ahead of the High Holidays. In...

August 24, 2017 11:49 am

The Consent of the Governed

The contribution of the Tanakh (the Hebrew Bible) to political thought is fundamental, but not well known. In this article, I want to look at the institution...

March 31, 2017 9:39 am

Jewish Leaders Meet With US Attorney General in Wake of Bomb Threats - In the wake of an unprecedented wave of bomb threats against JCCs and vandalism at Jewish cemeteries across North America, Jewish leaders met Thursday...

February 17, 2017 2:00 am

The Essence of a Jewish Leader

In Parshat Yitro, we find an interesting dialogue between Moses and his father-in-law Yitro -- a conversation that ultimately leads to the implementation of an organized judicial...

November 30, 2016 10:48 am

Israeli President Hosts Interfaith Meeting to Discuss Mosque Loudspeaker Bill - Israeli President Reuven Rivlin hosted a meeting of Jewish and Muslim leaders Tuesday amid the ongoing controversy surrounding proposed legislation that would limit the...

June 29, 2016 12:33 pm

Muslim, Christian, Jewish Leaders Plan Interfaith Worship Center in Jerusalem - Muslim, Christian, and Jewish leaders are planning to open an interfaith place of worship in Jerusalem for one week in September, The Media Line...

March 4, 2016 4:43 am

Rabbinical Courage and Frozen Texts

The Talmud in Makkot 22b discusses the identity of a Gavra Rabba, an exceptionally great person or Torah sage. It quotes a most remarkable observation...

February 21, 2016 7:10 am

Canadian Christian, Jewish Leaders Decry Trudeau Government Gift to ‘Antisemitic’ UN Gaza Relief Organization

Canadian Christian and Jewish leaders criticized their government on Friday for planning to give $15 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), The...

November 13, 2015 5:06 am

Is Extremism Fundamental to All Religions?

There are more and more books and articles apologizing for religion, claiming that it is all really peaceful and positive; that only a few adherents are...

July 22, 2015 2:29 pm

Twitter Unveils New Safety Center Developed With British Jewish Security Group

Twitter unveiled a new resource on Wednesday for users facing abuse on the social media site called the Safety Center, though critics have noted its practicality is questionable...

July 21, 2015 11:46 am

Biden Tells Jewish Leaders Nuclear Deal Would Help US to Fight More Accurate War Against Iran

The U.S. would be able to wage a much more effective war against Iran under the terms of the nuclear deal struck last week, Vice President Joe...

March 29, 2015 7:50 pm

Hillary Clinton Breaks Silence on US-Israel Tensions Under Obama, Calls for Return of ‘Constructive’ Relationship

After weeks of escalating criticism of Israel by the Obama Administration, Hillary Clinton, former Secretary of State and the leading 2016 Democratic presidential contender, on...

February 16, 2015 4:40 pm

Netanyahu to Jewish Leaders: No Responsible Israeli PM Could Pass Up Congress Speech - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, addressing a visiting delegation from the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations on Monday in...


American Model Kate Upton Shares Photos From Her Trip to Israel

American model Kate Upton shared with her Twitter followers on Thursday photos from her recent trip to Israel. The 25-year-old uploaded three...


The Israeli Air Force Legend Who Influenced Generations - On Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers, the family of Lt.-Col. Ohad Shadmi -- a legendary and highly influential...

Putting the Zionism Back Into Religious Zionism for Israel’s 70th - To celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary, World Mizrachi -- a movement that prepares the next...

New Book Examines History of Jewish Baseball Cards

If you think that Sandy Koufax and Hank Greenberg are among only a handful of Jewish baseball players, you might want...


UN, EU, Russia Back Iran Nuclear Deal as Trump Meets Macron

US allies and rivals spoke out in support of the Iran nuclear deal on Monday, bolstering French President Emmanuel Macron's pitch to US President Donald Trump that there was no "Plan B"...


Former Head of IDF Intelligence: This Will Be Israel’s Most Dangerous...

The former chief of Israel Defense Forces intelligence believes the upcoming month of May could be the most dangerous Israel...

Middle East

As US, North Korea Plan to Meet, Iran Warns Against Trump Deals

A US push to change the Iran nuclear deal was sending a "very dangerous message" that countries should never negotiate with Washington, Iran's foreign minister warned as US and North Korean leaders prepare...