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UN Ambassador Danny Danon Welcomes Colleagues to Israel, Ancient and New

Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon took 14 of his ambassadorial colleagues on a tour of the Western Wall tunnels.

US Congressman Johnson Apologizes for Calling Jews ‘Termites,’ Not Other Remarks

The Georgia Democrat who called Israeli Jews "termites" quickly apologized for "poor choice of words," but not for his other remarks.

Centrist American Jewish Committee Rejects the Iran Deal

The AJC opposes the JCPOA because it will allow Iran to become a nuclear threshold state.

Klinghoffer Jews: Proud, Terrorist-Humanizing and Meek

Jewish responses to the Klinghoffer opera range from Proud to Terrorist-humanizing to Meek.

Jewish Groups Back Muslim Woman’s Headscarf Appeal to Supreme Court

Today’s hijab ban could be tomorrow’s kippa ban.

An Attack On Torah And Tradition

AJC, the Federations and others seek to undermine the Chief Rabbinate in Israel.

Power Pushing Israel’s Bid for Security Council

Samantha Power, the U.S. envoy to the United Nations, recommitted to securing Israel a tour on the U.N. Security Council after assisting its entry...

Liberal Jews Praise Gay Protection Law, Orthodox

An array of liberal Jewish groups lauded the U.S. Senate for passing a bill that would extend federal anti-discrimination protections to gays. “Today’s bipartisan Senate...

White House Asks Pro-Israel Groups to Tone Down Iran Sanctions Talk

The U.S. government is asking pro-Israel activists to reduce their public support for more sanctions on Iran just prior to another round of discussions...

Kerry Briefs Jewish ‘Leaders’ (Cheerleaders?) on MidEast Talks

Secretary of State John Kerry met with what the Jewish Telegraph Agency described as "Jewish leaders" to "brief" them on the resumption of Israeli-Arab...

UN Rights Council’s Falk Blames Boston Terror on US and Tel Aviv

The US is darned lucky. It deserves worse terror than the Boston bombing. And the root cause is the US backing Israel. Is that Iran talking? No. Just Richard Falk, the UN’s great god of human rights.

Pre-Israel Visit, Obama Says Middle East Peace Possibility ‘Bleak’

The U.S. president may be unwilling to repeat a major failure of his first term, when he practically demanded there be progress on the "peace process," but, when met with the reality of the situation, had to chalk up that goal as a failed one.

Schumer Cites Hagel’s Tears, but Smears Jewish Conservatives

Schumer provided inaccurate information about other matters Wednesday morning. He said that "there is not a major Jewish organization against Hagel." That's not true.

It’s My Opinion: “Chrismakah”

The South Florida office of the American Jewish Committee recently held its fourth annual Thanksgiving Diversity Breakfast. Its goal was to bring together people of different religions and ethnic groups. AJC's Greater Miami director spoke. He stated that, " America's diversity is what makes us stronger."

About That ‘Israel Unity Pledge’

Last week the Anti Defamation League and the American Jewish Committee circulated a proposed “unity pledge” for American Jews which, according to a press release, was designed “to encourage other national organizations, elected officials, religious leaders, community groups and individuals to rally around bipartisan support for Israel while preventing the Jewish state from becoming a wedge issue in the upcoming campaign season.”

Will Jewish Voters Break Their Democratic Habit In 2012?

Will the Jewish vote, normally overwhelmingly Democratic, be up for grabs in 2012? That question became a subject of intense debate when a Republican was elected recently to the House of Representatives from New York's 9th Congressional District for the first time in 90 years.

Muslim Population Myth

A startling population report has just been published by the American Jewish Committee debunking the myth of potent Muslim voting power.

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