Bibi got it wrong. "Our Boys" shows Israel in all its rich complexity.
(The Conversation) — The president’s recent tweets have capitalized on a tension embedded within two paradigms of the place of Israel in American Jewish life.
Politically speaking, this has been the most dangerous week in American Jewish history.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump's claim triggered an uproar from critics who said the president was trading in anti-Semitic stereotypes amid an ongoing feud with Reps. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan.
(RNS) — On Tuesday, President Trump said, 'I think that any Jewish people that vote for a Democrat, I think it shows either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty.' Of the two, I have to choose disloyalty — and I'm proud of it.
(RNS) — We did not create Israel so that she could resemble a ghetto — physically, mentally and politically.
(RNS) — I believe one day U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib will be able to visit her grandmother without forfeiting her commitment to justice to do so. That day is hastened when we see Israel for what it is: not a flawed democracy, but no democracy at all.
JERUSALEM (RNS) — An Israeli city wanted to ban men and women from sitting together at a publicly funded concert aimed at an ultra-Orthodox audience. Women's advocates said the concert violated anti-discrimination laws. Israel's high court agreed, but the ruling came too late to stop the concert.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's interior minister said that Tlaib had requested and been granted permission to enter the West Bank to see relatives, including her 90-year-old grandmother.
(RNS) — Organizers say roughly 400 people gathered for the protest and at least 30 participants formed a human barricade blocking the entrance to the Wyatt Detention Facility.
JERUSALEM (AP) — The move comes shortly after President Trump tweeted that "it would show great weakness" if Israel allowed them in.
We thought that we had entered a new age. We were wrong -- but the music is still great.
(RNS) — A daredevil operation to rescue more than 8,000 Ethiopian Jews from Sudanese refugee camps in the early 1980s has become a fast-paced Netflix drama that turns Chris Evans into a dashing Israeli hero.
Americans can learn from the Jews: turn inward, and ask hard questions.
KOCHI, India (RNS) — The last Jew of childbearing age moved to Israel just months ago, leaving behind a small community of about two dozen elderly people beset daily by tourists.