No Kippah: Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras visits the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. When he got to Yad Vashem, he refused to don a yarmulke.

    Greek Premier Refuses To Wear Kippah at Yad Vashem

    Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras refused to cover his head at a Yad Vashem memorial ceremony.

    Reform and Conservative Rabbis Dovish on Israel

    U.S. rabbis in the Reform and Conservative movements tend to be dovish on Israeli-Palestinian peace policies, according to a study.

    Israeli Finance Minister Yair Lapid Tells Charlie Rose Jews Are Safer in New York

    It is safer to be a Jew in New York than in Israel, Israeli Finance Minister Yair Lapid told an audience in New York.

    Arieh Warshel

    Nobel Chemistry Winner Arieh Warshal Left Israel Over Tenure Fears

    Nobel Prize winner Arieh Warshel left Israel because he couldn’t get tenure at a prestigious institute — a potent illustration of the brain drain affecting science and research in teh Jewish State.

    Shots Fired at Russian Synagogue in Yekaterinburg

    Shots were fired at the synagogue of Yekaterinburg, the Russian Jewish Congress said, breaking windows but not injuring anyone.