This was the year Israel was finally going to win an Oscar for best foreign-language film, after coming close in seven previous nominations.
Its been eight long years since the boys said wassup to each other. Even with the effects of a down economy and imminent change in the White House, the boys are still able to come together and stay true to what really matters.
John McCain closed out the Republican convention Thursday night with a speech in which he defended traditional GOP policy points, while criticizing his party's recent performance and pledging to work with lawmakers across the aisle.
When it comes to the Middle East and Sen. Barack Obama's Democratic Party platform, things are staying pretty much the same -- which, in this case, is the kind of change pro-Israel activists can believe in.
U.S. swimmer Torres wins two silvers
Israel’s tennis players were eliminated from the Beijing Olympics
In a strange Jewish sports irony, the gold for this half-Jewish team may come at a price to the legacy of iconic Jewish sports figure Mark Spitz
". . . I can't even explain it, it was unreal. I've been a part of the two teams at the last two Olympics that came out behind, and I think I wanted it more than anybody, not just for myself, but to show that we are the nation to be beat in that relay . . ."
Record time, new record for winning medals in five different Olympiads.
Director Oren Kaplan offers this 60-second 'commercial' for the 2008 Beijing Olympics
The largest contingent in Israeli Olympic history is eyeing its biggest medal haul as the Olympics get under way here.
The athletes who make up the U.S. Jewish contingent headed to China, a mix of veterans and newcomers, have a decent chance of winning a medal or two.
In a society that has become less and less informed about politics and government, Jews remain a deeply attentive political community. Intensely concerned about Israel and the protection of the Jewish community, but alert to so much more, Jews offer a candidate a tough audience on policy
Southern California's best and brightest graduating high school seniors
Ran and Dan Alterman are Israel's reigning triathlon champions. For the past four years, they have dominated the sport in their native land. Now, they look to bring their success to the international arena.