Jeff Jacoby Breaks Silence on Teenage Son Caleb Jacoby's Disappearance

    Jeff Jacoby, the Jewish Boston Globe columnist whose 16-year-old son Caleb went missing for four days in early January, has finally broken his silence.

    11 South African Students Punished for Disrupting Performance by Israeli Pianist

    Eleven students at a South Africa university charged with disrupting a concert by an Israeli musician were sentenced to community service.

    British Fans of Tottenham Hotspur Soccer Club Charged for Using Y-Word

    Three fans of the British Tottenham Hotspurs soccer club have been charged for using the term “Yid” at a team match. The three men were charged on Tuesday for causing ‘‘harassment, alarm or distress’’ by using a ‘‘threatening, abusive or insulting’’ word.

    Not Funny: French comic Dieudonne Mbala-Mbala, shown here with basketball star Tony Parker, maintained his cachet with celebrity friends, even as he has spiralled into anti-Semitic alliances with far right hatemongers.

    French Jewish Leader Softens Stance on 'Anti-Semitic' Quenelle Gesture

    The president of France’s main Jewish group has nuanced his blanket condemnation of the quenelle gesture and said that it is not necessarily anti-Semitic.

    Julie and John: Australian foreign minister Julie Bishop chats with Secretary of State John Kerry. The new Down Under government has taken a stridently pro-Israel stand, which has even angered some liberal Jews.

    Liberal Australian Jews Slam Government 'Backing' of Israel Occupation

    Australia foreign minister, Julie Bishop, in Israel last week for Ariel Sharon’s funeral, reiterated her call for the international community to refrain from branding them “illegal” in order not to “prejudge” the outcome of final-status negotiations.