Will Calif. Museum Return 500-Year-Old Adam and Eve Artwork Looted by Nazis?

    A federal appeals court has revived a New York City woman’s lawsuit to force a California museum to return two life-size panels by German Renaissance artist Lucas Cranach the Elder that were looted by the Nazis during World War II.

    Circumcision Gas Station Mural Sparks Protests in Cleveland

    A coalition of Cleveland Jewish leaders are protesting a graphic mural painted on a gas station wall that depicts a rabbi performing a controversial circumcision ritual.

    Pope Francis Insists Not 'Meddling' in Mideast Peace

    Pope Francis hopes an unprecedented meeting of the Israeli and Palestinian presidents at the Vatican on Sunday can help end “eternal negotiations” and lead to peace but he has no wish to meddle in Middle East politics, the Vatican said on Friday.

    Germans Expand Pension for Ghetto Slave Workers

    The German Bundestag unanimously passed legislation approving back payments of so-called ghetto pensions for Jewish survivors.

    Sephardic 'Law of Return' Approved by Spain Cabinet

    The Spanish government has approved a draft bill that proposes to grant citizenship to descendants of Sephardic Jews who were forced into exile 500 years ago.