Jerusalem municipal bulldozers demolished the home of the Zir family of Silwan last week before the courts ruled on the issue. Left homeless, the family has moved into a cave.
Jewish community leaders in Australia have virtually abandoned support for the governing Labor Party, with most privately hoping the conservative Liberal Party wins the federal election next weekend.
Hundreds are expected to attend the opening in Novosibirsk of what is said to be the largest Jewish community center in Siberia, Russia.
Rabbi Uri Topolosky won plaudits for helping New Orleans heal after Hurricane Katrina in 2005. But now he is leaving the Big Easy.
The largest wildfire in California’s history has led to the evacuation of a Jewish summer camp and destroyed at least one of its buildings.