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Robert E. 'Bob' Loup

Robert E. Loup dies

A tough talking fundraiser whose soft side repeatedly revealed a heart of gold. A self-made man from humble beginnings who ascended to arguably the highest Jewish lay...

People at a ceremony commemorating the 24th anniversary of the bombing of the Israeli Embassy in Buenos Aires. (Juan Mabromata/AFP/Getty)

Ceremony marks embassy bombing

BUENOS AIRES — The 1992 terrorist attack against the Israeli Embassy in Buenos Aires was remembered in the Argentine city exactly 25 years after it was blown up by a...

Bob Loup, far left, with pals on the old West Side neighborhood of Denver. (IJN Archives)

Bob Loup: The human side

Robyn Loup, who was married to Bob Loup for 30 years, is still overwhelmed by the boundless love she felt at the funeral  at the HEA on Sunday, March 19, just one day...

Bob Loup, pictured shortly before he was appointed national chair of UJA in 1982. (IJN Archives)

Bob Loup: The public figure

There was always a lot more to Bob Loup than met the eye. What met the eye — at least from the perspective of a journalist working in the Jewish press — was...

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions said bomb threat probe spanned multiple continents. (Getty)

Arrest made in JCC bomb threats

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the arrest in Israel of a teenager allegedly responsible for more than 100 bomb threats against US Jewish...

Attendees at the 2016 AIPAC conference. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty)

AIPAC aspires to be non-partisan

WASHINGTON — Maintaining Iran sanctions, crushing BDS and ensuring aid to Israel are high on the agenda, of course. But the overarching message at this year’s...

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman meets with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, 2017.

Israel to US: Pull out of UN Human Rights Council

WASHINGTON — Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman asked the Trump administration to pull the US out of the UN Human Rights Council and to conduct a review of...

Irina Shlaeva lights Chanukah candles in Chisinau, Moldova.

In Moldova, a little JDS aid makes the difference between survival and poverty

BERSHAD, Ukraine — Olga Levus didn’t set out to revolutionize the Jewish community of her native Moldova when she opened its first-ever support group for single...

L-r: Sen. Cory Gardner, Sen. Michael Bennet, Gov. John Hickenlooper

Anti-Semitism: Colorado elected officials speak out

In the face of a rising tide of anti-Semitic bomb threats and vandalism in recent weeks — including two incidents in Boulder — Colorado political leaders called for...

JCC bomb threats: One arrest made

NEW YORK — A St. Louis man has been charged for making at least eight bomb threats against Jewish community centers and the ADL. Juan Thompson, 31, made some of the...