Why Obama’s former speechwriter calls him the most Jewish president ever

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."

Netanyahu says non-Orthodox Jews used Western Wall deal to gain recognition

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused the Reform and Conservative movements in Israel of using their partnership in the Western Wall...

Trump ignores Israeli-Palestinian peace in UN speech

Trump coupled Iran and North Korea as rogue regimes threatening stability worldwide.

Poland’s right-wing party leader calls Israel a ‘modern-day miracle’

Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the man believed to be Poland's most powerful politician, spoke at an event honoring presumed rescuers of Jews during the Holocaust.

Liberal Jews picket Paris synagogue hosting Jerusalem chief rabbi

The protest against Shlomo Amar underlined growing divisions among French Jews.

Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof asks to fire Jewish, Indian attorneys

Roof told the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals that the attorneys’ ethnic backgrounds are “a barrier to effective communication” and that he can not trust them.