Yom Kippur News
Congress Is Back to Work: Everything You Need To Know
Congress is back to work today and is rushing headfirst into a series of critical votes and treacherous deadlines, including the Iran agreement, another possible government shutdown and a bill to keep highway projects from stalling. Here’s a look at what’s ahead: IRAN DEAL: WILL OBAMA HAVE TO USE
Excerpt: Thomas Friedman's 'From Beirut to Jerusalem'
SEE THOMAS FRIEDMAN SUNDAY ON ‘THIS WEEK’ “Prelude: From Minneapolis to Beirut” from FROM BEIRUT TO JERUSALEM by Thomas L. Friedman. Copyright © 1989, 1990, 2012 by Thomas L. Friedman. Used by permission of Farrar, Straus and Giroux, LLC and Picador. All Rights Reserved. www.fsgbooks.com...
'All hell broke loose'
A version of this story appears in ESPN The Magazine's Feb. 3 Music issue. Subscribe today! THE DISTINGUISHED GENTLEMAN settles into his chair in a Washington, D.C., hotel dining room, eyes his breakfast companion the way he did middle linebackers 40 years ago and says with a slight smile, "This
Ariel Sharon Dead at 85: The World Reacts
The death of Ariel Sharon, the tough and divisive leader who dedicated his life to the protection of Israel, has brought outpourings of respect and sympathy, along with harsh condemnation from his detractors. Below find reactions from notable leaders and groups who today remembered the...
Rabbi Ties Jewish Faith to Medical Marijuana
Rabbi Jeffrey Kahn spent his 30-year career educating others and helping to ease human suffering, leading Jewish congregations in Australia, Illinois, his hometown of Miami and New Jersey. Now, he is practicing his faith in different line of work: Kahn runs a dispensary for medical marijuana. Call
Read an Excerpt of Mark Leibovich's 'This Town'
Excerpted from THIS TOWN: TWO PARTIES AND A FUNERAL-PLUS, PLENTY OF VALET PARKING!-IN AMERICA’S GILDED CAPITAL by Mark Leibovich by arrangement with Blue Rider Press, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), Inc., Copyright © Mark Leibovich 2013. June 2008 Tim Russert is dead. But the room was...
Roundtable I: This Week in Politics
Rep. Xavier Becerra, Newt Gingrich, George Will, Donna Brazile, and Jonathan Karl.
U.S. Boycotts Iranian President Ahmadinejad's United Nations Speech
U.S. Delegation to the U.N. Protests the Iranian President's Anti-Semitic Comments
Obama Calls for Reconciliation in Rosh Hashanah Message
In his annual message marking the Jewish New Year, President Obama calls for reconciliation at a time when “public discourse can too often seem harsh” and “society too often focuses on what divides us instead of what unites us.” “This is a joyful time for...
Mitt Romney Heads to the Holy Land on Jewish Day of Mourning
Mitt Romney will briefly trade the campaign trail for the Holy Land, part of a larger overseas trip that will take the candidate to the Olympics in London for two days before he spends a day and a half in Israel. Most of the trip...