A release of documents from the Clinton presidential library included a 1999 email advising the administration to use one interpretation of Jewish law as a defense of President Clinton’s affair with Monica Lewinsky.
The Council of Europe said on Thursday it would not ban male circumcision in a response to a letter sent to the council by Israeli President Shimon Peres.
The Council of Europe passed a non-binding anti-circumcision resolution earlier this week saying the practice violates “physical integrity of children.”
The world’s largest replica of the Ark of the Covenant donated by Filipino Christian businesswoman Grace Gupana went on display in Jerusalem Tuesday, according to Israel Hayom.
Democratic operative Ira Forman, who served as the National Jewish Democratic Council’s (NJDC) executive director before becoming President Obama’s Jewish point man on the 2012 reelection campaign, will become the administration’s Special Envoy on anti-Semitism, according to reports.