Is Germany Still a Haven for Israelis? After Election, Some Wonder

Some Jews read the worst into gains made by the far-right Alternative for Germany party. Others said Germany was still more progressive than Israel. Source: World

In Bahrain, Arabs and Jews Gather (and Dance) at a Hanukkah Celebration

Video of the gathering in the Muslim-majority monarchy, whose king has sanctioned celebrations of the Jewish holiday, appeared on YouTube. Source: World

David Friedman, Choice for Envoy to Israel, Is Hostile to Two-State Efforts

Mr. Friedman, a bankruptcy lawyer, supports expanded settlements in the West Bank and has accused the Obama administration of anti-Semitism. Source: World