Milestone Gathering in Basel, Switzerland, to Celebrate the 125th Anniversary of the First Zionist Congress

Zionism — the national liberation movement of the Jewish people dedicated to establishing an independent Jewish state — emerged in Europe in the late 19th century under the leadership of Theodore Herzl (pictured). Herzl (May 2, 1860 – July 3, 1904) was an Austro-Hungarian Jewish lawyer, journalist, playwright, political activist, and writer. The First Zionist…

Alexander Vindman Is Suing Donald Trump Jr., Rudy Giuliani, and Others for Alleged Intimidation and Retaliation

Alexander Vindman is a retired United States Army lieutenant colonel who was the Director for European Affairs for the United States National Security Council. Vindman came to national attention in October 2019 when he testified before Congress regarding the Trump–Ukraine scandal. At the time of his retirement, Vindman’s promotion to the rank of colonel had…

Dr. David Julius: Co-Recipient (with Dr. Ardem Patapoutian) of 2021 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Physiologist Dr. David Julius (65) has won the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discovery of mechanisms that enable human beings to sense heat, cold, touch, and their own bodily movements. Dr. Julius shares the award with 54-year-old neuroscientist Dr. Ardem Patapoutian (not Jewish), who independently pursued the same field of research.…