Some Catholic and Jewish leaders are denouncing a campaign by Rabbi Marvin Hier of the Simon Wiesenthal Center against elevating wartime Pope Pius XII to sainthood.
American Jews have a favorable view of Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak by a 30-1 margin, according to a poll released this week by the Israel Policy Forum.
Unhappy with the draft of a speech he was to deliver at the Jewish state's 50th anniversary celebration and frustrated with five Jewish aides who were unable to discuss the first biblical references to Israel, Vice President Al Gore took a break for dinner while his staff scoured Air Force Two for a copy of the Bible.
Four years after the U.S. Congress overwhelmingly passed a law that required the United States to move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, the mission remains firmly rooted outside the Jewish state's capital city.
As soon as Israel's new government is in place, the State Department plans to execute a Middle East plan that has been carefully crafted during the last two months of stalemate, since Israel began its election campaign.
A Jewish attorney on forced leave from the CIA has decided to file a lawsuit that claims that rampant anti-Semitism at the spy agency has destroyed his career.
Now that hate has once again claimed the lives of innocent students, dumbfounded activists, teachers, clergy and politicians are searching for ways to stem the tide of teen-age violence.
When Joan Nathan serves gefilte fish for Passover, she puts a carrot in the fish head.
For her, the reason is simple: That's the way her mother-in-law always did it.