Tens of thousands of members of Israel's Druze minority and their Jewish supporters, some chanting "equality," packed a central Tel Aviv square Saturday night to rally against a contentious new law that critics say sidelines Israel's non-Jewish citizens.
By Ilan Ben Zion, Associated Press
Members of the LGBTQ community and supporters went on strike across Israel today in protest of an amendment that excludes single fathers and gay male couples from parenting via surrogacy.
By Molly Enking
Monica Piper has worked in nearly every corner of comedy, including stand-up and television. Now, she’s lent her comedic pen to “Not That Jewish,” a one-woman Off-Broadway show, starring Piper as herself. It chronicles the origins of her life in…
By Christopher Booker, Melanie Saltzman
Some of the residents of Bernie Sanders’ boyhood New York neighborhood are proud of their fellow "Brooklyn boy," but they're not voting for him.
By Daniel Bush
By PBS NewsHour
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tried to play down divisions over his scheduled address to the U.S. Congress. How are Jewish Americans reacting to Netanyahu’s highly anticipated and controversial speech at the U.S. Capitol Tuesday? Gwen Ifill gets two views…
By PBS NewsHour
Some Jewish citizens in France say there is a rising tide of a new, more dangerous anti-Semitism in the country. In turn, thousands are leaving for Israel and other countries. In an effort to reassure Jewish people in France that…
http://youtu.be/yBm0ntHOAJ0 Video by Associated Press The Justice Department will investigate whether federal hate crimes were committed in a Kansas shooting that left three people dead Sunday, Attorney General Eric Holder said.
Howard Jacobson is a writer and journalist whose novel, "The Finkler Question", was named winner of the Man Booker Prize in London on Tuesday.
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