Picture of a Jewish protester in New York City who opposes Israeli occupation of Palestine

As Israel Turns 70, Many Young American Jews Turn Away

Natalie Portman, the Oscar-winning actress, recently kicked off a massive storm of controversy when she pulled out of a prestigious award ceremony in Israel because, she said, she “did not want to appear as endorsing Benjamin Netanyahu.” The response to Por...

Portman Getting It From Both Sides for Israel Snub

Natalie Portman may be one of the few people who can bring Jews of disparate opinions to agree on something: Her recent absence from an Israeli award ceremony was wrong. The Hollywood actress recently reject...

Netanyahu Bucks Trump, Backs West Bank settlements

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is supporting legislation that ultimately would annex settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories that are home to between 125,000 and 150,000 Jewish people, The Guardian reported Oct. 3. "In comments made at...