Anatevka, the fictional village from ‘Fiddler on the Roof,’ is about to become a real-life refugee camp for Ukrainian Jews displaced by the conflict ravaging the region.
On her way home from food shopping, Mirelle Bensason pauses to rearrange wilted wreaths and posters hanging on the perimeter fence that police set up around the kosher supermarket where an Islamist gunned down four Jewish shoppers six months ago.
Back in 1991, as he was led away from the courtroom, convicted child molester Frank Beck shouted out an accusation against one of the most prominent British Jews. Greville Janner, a former leader of British Jewry and lawmaker for the Labour Party, Beck screamed, was his eager accomplice in the sexual exploitation of several young boys.
Like many European Jews, Stephen Lever has mostly stopped wearing his yarmulke on the street in recent years.
A new interfaith initiative called Nisa-Nashim lets British women do the driving in the search for peace.
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.