The international agreement to restrain Iran’s nuclear program has generated anxiety in Israel, and elsewhere. Middle East uncertainty underscores the growing importance of Turkey, a democracy with strong ties to both Iran and the West.
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Just over one week ago, President Barack Obama addressed our nation regarding the ongoing conflict in Syria. He urged us, and arguably the world, to support a strike against the Syrian government. That’s all fine and dandy, but when did this become our fight?
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Folk singer Maya Isacowitz, who hails from Israel, is performing one exclusive concert in Munster Aug. 11, 2013 for the Jewish Federation of Northwest Indiana whiling visiting the U.S.
On June 9, I attended an educational seminar at Temple Beth-El in Northbrook. The event was sponsored by the Protect Our Heritage Educational Fund Inc. which is based in Skokie.
On June 25, Afghanistan insurgents detonated a car bomb and fought security forces in front of the presidential palace. The area is the most heavily guarded in the country. Penetrating the enormous security apparatus is a major success, but spectacular attacks of various types are nothing ne…
Entertainment star Barbra Streisand waded into one of Israel's touchiest issues Monday on the first major stop of her tour of the country — Jewish religious practices that separate men and women.
Fluoride in the water, introduced in the 1940s, continues to be a controversial topic. No one is calling it a Communist plot anymore, but the two sides still can be heated about it.
On March 22, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel reached out the hand of peace by telephoning Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey to apologize. Often belligerent "Bibi" Netanyahu was making amends for the notorious incident in 2010, when Israeli armed forces boarded a Turkish shi…
The law sets weight minimums with the aim of discouraging anorexia and bulimia, eating disorders that affect mostly young women, who go on extreme diets and are unable to eat normally.
Michael Steinberg's recent column, "Israel is right to protect its citizens, country," is factually correct. No country should have to endure the type of constant upheaval as is being experienced in the Middle East. It is also likely that the United States will soon be drawn into yet another…
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On Monday, members of the Jewish community participated in a rally on the Purdue University Calumet campus to raise awareness of the countless missiles being launched by terrorists harbored by the Hamas government in Gaza.
FUERSTENFELDBRUCK, Germany | Relatives of Israelis slain in an attack by Palestinian gunmen during the 1972 Olympics in Munich marked its 40th anniversary on Wednesday with Israeli and German officials at the air base where most of the 12 victims died, even as bitterness lingers over authori…
INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Mara Candelaria Reardon, D-Munster, has received the "Friend of Israel" award from the Jewish Federation of Northwest Indiana and the Israel Bonds Committee.
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