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  • Briefs: Three plead guilty in SoCal terror plot; Report says UCI acted properly

    December 20, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Three Plead Guilty in Terror Plot

    Three members of an Islamic terrorist cell who were on the verge of attacking the Israeli consulate, an El Al ticket counter and two synagogues, face up to 20 to 25 years in prison after pleading guilty in federal court to conspiring to levy war...

  • Briefs: Rudy and Hillary lead, Jews for Putin, Russia needs Jews

    December 13, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Clinton, Giuliani Lead Among Jews

    U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.) and Rudy Giuliani come in first and second in approval ratings in a poll of American Jews.

    Clinton, the front-runner among Democrats, scored 53 percent in this year's American Jewish Committee poll. Giuliani, the...

  • Briefs: The fence is the line,  gas cuts for Gaza

    December 6, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Ramon: West Bank Barrier to Be Border

    Haim Ramon indicated that Israel's West Bank security barrier will be the future Israel-Palestine border. Israel's deputy prime minister, speaking Monday night at the Israel Policy Forum's annual gala in New York, said Israeli and Palestinian...

  • Briefs: New Palestinian coalition government sworn in, Israel rejects new Palestinian coalition gove

    March 22, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    P.A. Coalition Sworn In

    The Hamas-Fatah coalition was sworn in Saturday in a joint parliamentary session in Gaza City and Ramallah. P.A. President Mahmoud Abbas, leader of Fatah, gave a conciliatory speech but his new partner in power, Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh of Hamas, spoke...

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  • Passing the Torch

    December 14, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Passing the Torch -- Binah There...

    Roz Goldstine and Ethel W. Schwartz received the prestigious Women's League for Conservative Judaism's Torah Fund Binah Award at a luncheon in Philadelphia.

    The event hosted 1,300 women from across the country and featured Arnold M. Eisen,...

  • Orthodox Union Searches for New Director; Happy Birthday Kirk Douglas!

    December 14, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Orthodox Union Searches for New Director

    The Orthodox Union appointed a search committee to begin to identify candidates for the position of executive director, OU President Steve Savitsky said Monday. The job is currently held by Rabbi Tzvi H. Weinreb, whose term runs out in June...

  • Washington Watch

    January 23, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    U.S. Gives Sharon Tacit Endorsement

    With elections only days away, the Bush administration is officially neutral on the choice facing frustrated Israeli voters. Unofficially, it's a different story. Officials here have already made their preference known -- a tacit endorsement...