The State Dept. also is "concerned about mounting tensions" on the Temple Mount, without suggesting the source of the conflict.
Some members worried that the largely Muslim refugees would hold anti-Semitic views, but they decided not to be “governed by our fears.”
HIAS President and CEO Mark Hetfield has complained that when he made an appeal at a synagogues to promote Muslim immigration to America, the members asked him why they should support bringing in people who would eventually burn down their synagogues.
The New York Times' editorial Thursday uncharacteristically criticized Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas.
Lower-level U.S. officials attended the speech but did not join others who applauded when the Prime Minister warned that the deal with Iran will bring war.
US State Dept. condemns shooting attack "which resulted in the deaths" of the Henkins.
Watching as part of American Jewry takes one more step away...
"It's unbearable to imagine how four children watched their parents murdered..."
More than a dozen students shot to death on small community college in Oregon.
Kerry unleashes a new weapon to defeat ISIS: $5 million for information that can disrupt ISIS trade.
A "dhow" vessel was caught in the Arabian Sea attempting to smuggle Iranian arms in to Yemeni Houthi rebels.
The Middle East Quartet does not realize its notes are flat and reveal how tone-deaf are its members.
No shutdown: U.S. Government will be funded through Dec. 11.
YouTube videos feature Sondik on the street singing Chassidic style tunes.
Russian control of Syrian airspace places both Israeli and American air forces in immediate danger.
A Federation Council resolution makes it more possible for Russia to carry out air strikes in Syria to defend Assad. Syria demands US remove its planes.
Palestinian leader Abbas won't drop a "bombshell" in his UN speech this week but blames the US for it.
The post-Birthright 'Northern Exposure' has won an expansion grant from the US-based Jim Joseph Foundation.
Obama was vehement about the need to replace Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, while Putin insisted removing him would be a wrong move. Obama suggested Putin’s engagements in both Syria and Ukraine has been damaging to global instability.
Obama finally understands: "There are no simple answers to the changes that are taking place in much of the Middle East and North Africa."