Human rights activists were unsuccessful in their attempt to deliver a letter to the Ugandan embassy in Washington signed by more than 400 rabbis protesting that country’s anti-homosexuality policy.
Abraham H. Foxman will step down from his position as National Director of the Anti-Defamation League next year, ending a 50-year career in Jewish communal service.
An ultra-Orthodox web-filtering company will begin blocking photos and videos sent via the WhatsApp system starting today. Some rabbis have denounced the service as a danger to Jewish life.
Members of the Jewish community of Sochi and Israeli delegates to the Olympics held a memorial for the 11 Israelis killed by terrorists in Munich at the Summer Games in 1972.
Facebook Inc. founder and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and his wife topped a list of the biggest U.S. philanthropic donors in 2013, giving away nearly $1 billion, the Chronicle of Philanthropy said on Monday.