General Assembly

General Assembly

Israeli envoy: Netanyahu hasn’t drawn up West Bank annexation plans

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has raised international and Palestinian ire with his campaign pledge to annex the portions of Area C of the West Bank where all the settlements are located.

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Watch: EU to deliver comprehensive address at U.N.

Iran is also expected to be one the main issues in the address.

Abbas says Trump is gutting peace process: "What is left to negotiate?"

He opened with a scathing line: "Jerusalem is not for sale, and the Palestinian peoples' rights are not up for bargaining," he said, describing the Palestinian cause as just and blessed.

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Ass

Erdogan vows Turkey to continue buying Iranian oil despite U.S. sanctions

Erdogan said Turkey will continue to buy natural gas from Iran in line with its long-term supply contract despite Trump's threats to punish countries doing business with Iran.

 Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Ass

Sisi: Continued Israeli-Palestinian conflict undermines U.N. credibility

“We cannot talk about the peaceful settlement of disputes as a founding principle of the UN and an indicator of its credibility without addressing the Palestinian cause."

Jewish youths wave flag

Real impact requires real leadership

The Ruderman Family Foundation Opportunity Initiative seeks to place young people with disabilities in professional and meaningful internships at Jewish Federations.


JFNA enters the fray

The individuals that Jewish Federations of North America supports are as remarkable as the JFNA’s work itself.

Jerusalem Post

Let's stand together

After 66 years, Israel today is an island of sanity in a crazy region.


At GA, active American Jews discuss the disinterested

Over one third of American Jews born after 1980 identify as nonreligious, with about 40 percent now choosing to marry out of the faith, according to the Pew Research Center.

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer‏

US Supreme Court justices talk Jewish at GA opening

Speaking before a crowd of more than 2,000, Breyer said the most remarkable thing about there being three Jews among the nine Supreme Court justices is how unremarkable it is in America today.

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