19 Dems Urge Kerry To Make Detained Palestinian Children A Priority

06/23/2015 - 20:00

Washington — Nineteen House Democrats signed a letter urging the Obama administration to make Israel’s treatment of imprisoned Palestinian minors a priority in the U.S.-Israel relationship.

Jews Press UN Chief On Perceived Anti-Israel Bias

Delegation slams choice to head war crimes probe, UNRWA in meeting with Ban Ki-Moon.

08/19/2014 - 20:00
Staff Writer

A review of 40 United Nations statements made during the Gaza war found that only once was there a mention of Hamas’ so-called “terror tunnels” dug under the Gaza-Israel border to launch terrorist attacks in Israel.

Ban Ki-moon, United Nations secretary-general, told Jewish group he will consider its recommendations. Getty Images

The Mitzvah Of Adoption, Orphans In Russia And The Baal Shem Tov

02/18/2013 - 19:00
Jewish Week Online Columnist

A Chabad family in Nepal recently made a great public Kiddush Hashem (sanctification of God’s name) by adopting a starving child. While definitions for these terms vary, what is clear is that there are millions of orphans around the world and we must all do our part.

Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz
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