Bat-Sheva and Hofit Hayat, mother and wife of deceased Israeli firefighter Danny Hayat, shared their story and grief with the families of the 19 Hotshot firefighters who died on June 30 in the Yarnell, Ariz., wildfire.
The Jewish News of Greater Phoenix, which has been owned by the same family for more than half a century, was sold.
The parents of Jared Loughner, concerned by his erratic behavior, confiscated a gun and disabled his car in the months before the killing spree that critically wounded congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.
Former U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords, who was severely wounded two years ago in an Arizona shooting, is launching a group aimed at curbing gun violence and raising enough money to challenge the well-funded gun lobby.
Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords traveled to Newtown, Conn., to discuss gun control with local and state officials.
An Iranian state-run media outlet reported on an Arizona businessman's claim that Israel is behind the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords stood in federal court to face her would-be assassin on Thursday moments before he was sentenced to life in prison for killing six people and wounding 13 others, including Giffords, last year.
A 23-year-old college dropout pleaded guilty on Tuesday to killing six people and wounding 13 others, including then-U.S. congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, in an Arizona shooting rampage last year, and will be spared the death penalty in exchange.
Jared Loughner, the man accused of killing six people and wounding then-U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords in 2011, is set to plead guilty in a Tucson court on Tuesday, a person familiar with the case said.
Most Jewish groups who have weighed in on Arizona's controversial immigration law saw progress in the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling to repeal three of the law's four parts, but had concerns that law enforcement officials would still be allowed to check the legal immigration status of people they detain.
Ron Barber, a former aide to U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, won her seat in a special election.
Following a businessman’s destruction of his family, the Jewish community of Tempe, Ariz., has “no answers,” according to a local rabbi.
The Tempe, Ariz., family found burned to death in the family's SUV died of gunshot wounds.
Mitt Romney won Republican primary contests in Arizona and Michigan, maintaining his front-runner status.
U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot by a gunman in January, announced that she will resign from Congress.
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords led the Pledge of Allegiance at a vigil marking the one-year anniversary of an attack on the congresswoman and her constituents at a political event.
U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) has learned the identities of those killed in a shooting attack during a meet-the-constituents event at which she was also shot.
Gabrielle Giffords' neurosurgeon says that the Arizona congresswoman could run for re-election.
Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona made a surprise return to Washington Monday to vote in favor of an agreement to raise the debt limit.
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected a constitutional challenge to an Arizona tuition tax credit program that benefits parochial schools, with all three Jewish justices dissenting. The court on Monday threw out a lawsuit against the program, which provides tax credits to those who donate to "school tuition organizations" that grant scholarships to private schools, including religious schools.
A new poll by the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding (FFEU) finds that nearly half of U.S. Latinos feel that their country is too supportive of Israel. The findings also suggest high levels of anti-Semitism exist in the U.S. Latino community.
The following is a statement by Gabby Gifford's husband U.S. Navy Captain Mark Kelly. For more information on the Arizona shooting, click here. "On behalf of Gabby and our entire family, I want to extend our heartfelt gratitude to the people of Arizona and this great nation for their unbelievable outpouring of support. Gabby was doing what she loved most – hearing from her constituents – when this tragedy occurred. Serving Southern Arizonans is her passion, and nothing makes her more proud than representing them in Congress.
The Anti-Defamation League said it is "critical" to determine whether the man alleged to have shot Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was influenced by hate speech. "It is critical to determine whether the alleged shooter, 22-year-old Jared Lee Loughner, acted alone or with others, and whether he was influenced by extremist literature, propaganda or hate speech," the ADL said in its statement Sunday. Giffords, an Arizona Democrat in her third term, is in critical condition after the shooting Saturday at a Tucson shopping mall that left six dead and at least a dozen injured.
A U.S. Department of Homeland Security memo reportedly notes that Gabriel Giffords is Jewish in describing the motives of the Arizona congresswoman's alleged assailant.
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) was in critical condition after being shot in the head.
A gunman shot Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) in the head.
Jewish groups urged the U.S. Senate to pass legislation that would legalize undocumented immigrants.
An array of Jewish groups expressed their dismay at the passage of Arizona's restrictive new immigration enforcement law.
Three national Jewish groups urged Arizona's governor to veto a bill that would force local authorities to enforce federal immigration law.
If passed, the bill "would make state and local law enforcement officers' jobs nearly impossible, and would bring us further from, not closer to, the goal we all share of making our communities safer," said the letter sent Monday from the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, the American Jewish Committee and the Jewish Council for Public Affairs to Gov. Jan. Brewer, a Republican. "It would also cause hardship to countless Arizona residents -- U.S. citizens, legal immigrants, and undocumented immigrants alike -- who if this law is passed will live under a cloud of suspicion and fear."