Europe’s first state-run Jewish divinity program, the School for Jewish Theology, has opened at the University of Potsdam outside Berlin.
Brandeis University has suspended its partnership with the Palestinian Al-Quds University.
The granddaughter of Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh was admitted to an Israeli hospital.
David Makovsky, a scholar at a think tank with close ties to the U.S. and Israeli governments, has been named to the U.S. State Department’s burgeoning Israel-Palestinian peace-brokering team.
A statue of Hungarian Jewish poet Miklos Radnoti, who was killed by Hungarian Nazis at the end of 1944, was broken in two parts after being struck by a car.