Angry journalists, who initially boycotted the session, describe subcommittee's claims to be part of a 'witch hunt,' and slam Israel's 'authoritarian' efforts to clamp down on the media.
- U.S. intelligence chief: Syrian government used chlorine in attacks on opposition groups (Reuters)
- Number of migrants reaching Europe by sea soars 10-fold, migration agency says (Reuters)
- Saudi Arabia says it shot down missile fired from Yemen (AP)
- U.S., allies say target Islamic State with 18 strikes in Iraq, three in Syria (Reuters)
- Turkey opens border for injured Syrian refugees, aid organization says (DPA)
- Iraqi: Government forces have regained full control of Ramadi from ISIS (AP)
- Defense Minister Ya'alon to fly Tuesday to Switzerland and Germany for security conference (Haaretz)
- Jerusalem mayor: Herzog's plan to divide Jerusalem is a dangerous and slippery slope (Haaretz)
- Hong Kong police fire warning shots in bloody street clashes in worst violence since 2014 pro-democracy protests (Reuters)
- Iraqi forces recapture territory from ISIS that links Ramadi to a major army base, military says (Reuters)
- Train crash in Germany kills at least 4, injures at least 40 (AP)
- U.S. Army says Iraq's Mosul dam at higher risk of collapse than previously thought (AP)
- IDF chief: Nearly 100 engineering teams operating against Hamas tunnels near Gaza border (Haaretz)
- Four dead, 150 injured in German train crash (Reuters)
- Defense executive Ofir Shaham resigns from post after six years (Haaretz)
Gay Orthodox Jews face tremendous pressures to deny or hide their sexuality, making them easy prey for the missionaries of JONAH’s useless and dangerous attempts to ‘convert’ them to heterosexuality.
A new study says that most of the agricultural terraces surrounding Jerusalem were built during the Ottoman era. But critics are taking steps to counter the findings.
Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders maintain leads in the first-in-the-nation primary as voting begins Tuesday.
At a time of declining rates of Jewish identification and synagogue memberships in the U.S., new ways of connecting to Judaism are surfacing, and proving successful. Now, a group hailed for its innovative spirit is offering a rabbinic fellowship.
Even Washington is no longer sure that Moscow's solution for Syria is terrible, as the Kremlin’s power-grab a la Chechnya dwarfs even the war on ISIS.
The Women’s Courtyard provides free hair care in its four branches around the country to young, disadvantaged women of all backgrounds alongside therapy, legal assistance and vocational training.