Russian Jewish National Was Aboard Missing Malaysian Airlines Plane

    One of the passengers aboard the Malaysian Airlines plane that vanished is a Jewish Russian national.

    National Council of Jewish Women Fast for Immigration Coincides With Fast of Esther

    The National Council of Jewish Women is leading Jewish groups in a day of fasting for immigration reform to coincide with the Fast of Esther.

    Mother and 5-Month-Old Infant Belonging to Lev Tahor Sect Taken Into Custody

    Canadian authorities have taken into custody two more members of the fringe haredi Orthodox sect Lev Tahor.

    Survivor Leo Bretholz Dies Days Before Scheduled Testimony on Holocaust Train Firm

    Leo Bretholz, who had escaped from a train transporting him to a Nazi death camp, died the weekend before he was to testify on behalf of a Maryland bill making railroad firms accountable for their actions during the Holocaust.

    Israelis Barred From Norwegian Cruise Line Stop in Tunisia

    Israeli tourists traveling on a Norwegian cruise ship were prevented from disembarking at a stop in the Tunisia capital of Tunis.