"Shimon's story is ... the story of a people who, over so many centuries in the wilderness, never gave up on that basic human longing to return home."
The new group encourages its constituencies "to pursue guidance from its own rabbinic authorities and to continue the spirit of mutual respect and dignity that Jewish practice demands and engenders."
The Peres funeral is closed to the public due to the attendance of PA leader Mahmoud Abbas.
European lawmakers gathered to discuss anti-Semitism and the future of Jews in Europe.
The Israel Police won't allow Jews to enter the Temple Mount on the eve of Rosh Hashana due to a conflict with a minor Islamic holiday.
AIPAC mourns former Israeli president Shimon Peres, 'indefatigable advocate for justice and human progress.'
Yad Vashem closes in deference to arrangements at Mount Herzl for the funeral of former President Shimon Peres.
The European Union is using the death of former President Shimon Peres to pressure Israel to accept preconditions for PA Arab talks.
Pres. Reuven Rivlin told Ukraine lawmakers that no interest will ever supersede the importance of recognizing anti-Semitism for what it is.
Israeli President Rivlin told Ukraine's lawmakers in a special session that his thoughts are "with my friend, Shimon Peres."
JDC and IFCJ are helping Eastern Europe's Jews for the next four years.
NY Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer slams BDS as "modern-day anti-Semitism."
The Wine Spectator praised Israel's growing wine industry in its October 2016 cover story.
Israel's baseball team won the World Baseball Classic qualifier against Great Britain to advance to the championship.
More than 100 Jewish institutions were briefed on security in a pre-holiday conference call by the US Dept. of Homeland Security and Jewish Federation.
UK's Lord Parry Mitchell resigns his membership in Labour over re-election of Jeremy Corbyn as leader.
A Jewish anti-Semitic hate group is calling for Labour to expel its Jewish members in Britain.
The Defense Ministry allocated extra funding for 'Nativ' - Jewish identity education for IDF soldiers.
Tens of thousands of travelers are heading this week to Uman to pray at the grave site of Rebbe Nachman of Breslov.
The exhibition uses the golem figure to examine topics like creativity, creation, power, and redemption.
The European Holocaust Research Infrastructure project convened 30 historians and researchers at Yad Vashem to provide tools to improve access to Holocaust documentation.
Pres. Rivlin heads to Ukraine for the 75th commemoration of the Babi Yar Massacre.
"Given its history of hostility towards Israel, does anyone really believe that Israel will let the UN determine our security and our vital national interests?"
Stone throwing attacks against Jews continue, this time taking place at Rachel's Tomb.
See the full text and video of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to the UN General Assembly.