Council of Europe To Vote on Defining Circumcision as 'Human Rights Violation'

    Amid calls to ban the ritual circumcision of boys in Scandinavia, the Council of Europe is slated to vote on whether to define the practice as a “clear human rights violation.”

    Netanyahu Urges Obama to Maintain Iran Sanctions During White House Meeting

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday to keep sanctions in place against Iran and to even tighten them if Tehran continues its nuclear advances during a coming round of negotiations with the West.

    New Study Finds 6.8 Million Jews Living in U.S.

    An estimated 6.8 million Jews live in the United States, with 65 percent of them concentrated in six states, according to a new study.

    Sheldon Adelson Loses $60M Libel Suit Over Hooker Claim

    Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire casino magnate and prominent Republican donor, has lost a $60 million libel lawsuit in which he claimed a Democratic group spread a false accusation that he had condoned prostitution in his casinos in Macau.

    Righteous Rescue: A Jewish family lands in Sweden after escaping from Denmark as Nazis prepared crackdown in 1943.

    Denmark Marks 70th Anniversary of Jewish Escape From Nazis

    A ceremony held in a Copenhagen synagogue marked the 70th anniversary of the rescue of most of Denmark’s Jews from the hands of the Nazis.