(JNS.org) – A day after two blasts—one of them an enormous mushroom cloud—ripped through Beirut, causing untold destruction, it’s still not possible to grasp the true scope of the calamity, a former Israeli Military Intelligence chief has said.
By BEN SALES
(JTA) — Like many synagogues, Temple B’nai Hayim used to rely on the High Holiday season to survive financially.
The small Conservative synagogue in Southern California would receive the lion’s share of its revenue in the run-up...
WASHINGTON (JTA) — Gen. David Goldfein, who for a time was in line to become the first Jewish chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, has retired as Air Force chief.
Goldfein, 60, stepped down as scheduled on Thursday,...Continue Reading
By MEREDITH JACOBS
WASHINGTON (JTA) — It has already begun. Leaks about “allies” warning Joe Biden about naming Kamala Harris as his running mate because she “had no remorse” for the gall of actually competing in the primaries. Or comments that...
WASHINGTON (JTA) — Joe Biden personally intervened to keep the word “occupation” out of the official Democratic platform, according to a new report.
Foreign Policy reported Thursday that Biden intervened after pro-Israel groups appealed to him, citing three sources, including...Continue Reading ⇒
By RON KAMPEAS
WASHINGTON (JTA) — The Israel issue isn’t necessarily toward the top of the progressive to-do lists at the moment, but that doesn’t mean elements of the movement are any less at odds with the pro-Israel community.
That...Continue Reading ⇒
WASHINGTON (JTA) — The Georgia head of the NAACP called on Matt Lieberman, son of former Sen. Joe Lieberman and one of the candidates for a Senate seat in Georgia, to drop out of the race because of a novel...Continue Reading ⇒