Hunched over a monument for thousands of Jews killed in a 1506 massacre in Lisbon, Danielle Karo (not her real name) felt a swelling in her eyes.
During the past two years, Dima Zicer has skipped several political rallies opposing the chauvinistic policies of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The vigorous interfaith response to the Copenhagen shootings has inspired hope among both Jewish and Muslim leaders that a renewed determination is emerging to confront the proliferation of religious hatred.
From the window of the Jewish Community of Copenhagen’s crisis center, Finn Schwarz can see his country changing before his eyes.
To Western ears, the play’s message of placing independent thought above blind obedience may seem banal. But in an increasingly militaristic Japan, Sugihara’s story is instructive — a tool for sensitizing children to the dangers of nationalism not only in Europe, but also in Japan.
After he uncovered the path that two of his uncles followed to the gas chambers at Sobibor, Yoram Haimi thought the complex he had worked years to unearth would be preserved for posterity.
Beth Alexander lost a custody fight with the Austrian father of their twin boys. Now the British mother is enlisting the community’s support in her battle.
As he marched through Paris with some 1.5 million people, Philippe Schmidt felt he was experiencing a “beautiful moment of unity.”
French Jewish life is robust, and the country has hundreds of Jewish schools. How would the community be affected if large numbers flee to Israel in the face of anti-Semitism?
Less than 100 yards away from the hostage crisis in a Paris supermarket, a Lubavitch Jew was getting passersby to put on tefillin. Was that the right response?