The rescuer of a ruined synagogue in Gudensberg is one of five German non-Jews honored this year for ensuring that local Jewish history is not forgotten.
The Dramatists Guild of America has come out in strong support of a controversial Israeli play to be performed at Washington D.C.’s Theatre J, which is partially funded by the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington.
Susan Rice, President Obama’s national security adviser, decried “personal attacks” on U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry as “unacceptable,” the latest salvo in increasingly testy exchanges between the Netanyahu and Obama governments.
A Portuguese municipality has begun restoring the country’s oldest intact synagogue, which is situated on the island of Sao Miguel.
Two Los Angeles Jews charged with participating in a $33 million bank fraud have fled to Israel.