Seeking to consolidate the country’s status as the “national homeland of the Jewish people,” the Israeli cabinet voted two weeks ago in favor of a hotly contested Jewish State Bill.
Food has become an increasingly globalized commodity, a reality that has sparked a fierce debate over regulatory and safety standards.
Through her cautious handling of German austerity policy, Chancellor Angela Merkel has positioned her nation as the leading economy in Europe. Yet, in light of recent economic turbulence, there is concern over whether the use of austerity is doing more harm than good to the German and European economies. Jordan Jackson reports.