Ksenia Svetlova was in the Catalonian capital to monitor an independence vote that she said Spanish authorities suppressed with "unrestrained violence."
Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Steven Breyer convinced a key colleague to reschedule public sessions on the High Holiday.
Friedman told an Israeli website that he expects a peace plan to go public in "months."
David Litt was just 24 when he began writing speeches at the White House. He dishes on his experiences in his new memoir, "Thanks, Obama: My Hopey, Changey White House Years."
Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the man believed to be Poland's most powerful politician, spoke at an event honoring presumed rescuers of Jews during the Holocaust.
A poll of American Jews also shows a sharp swing up in concerns about anti-Semitism.
“Welcome to the club, Yair – absolutely amazing, wow, just wow,” tweeted former Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard David Duke in response to the post.
A toxic charge has gained currency on the left and the right.
Rabbi Shlomo Amar said the Jews in favor of the egalitarian section at the Western Wall are denying traditional Jewish law and its sources.
The former White House adviser also praised some "great Jewish Americans" for coming to his defense.