Israeli Soldiers Kill Palestinian in West Bank

Israeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian on Saturday in the occupied West Bank, the military and a Palestinian security official said.

Richard von Weizsaecker, Who Challenged German Attitudes About the Holocaust, Dies

Former president Richard von Weizsaecker, who challenged German attitudes about the Holocaust by arguing that the country had been liberated by the Nazi defeat in 1945, died on Saturday at the age of 94, the current president’s office said.

Egyptian Court Bans Armed Wing of Hamas

An Egyptian court on Saturday banned the armed wing of the Palestinian group Hamas and listed it as a terrorist organization.

How About a Kosher Super Bowl Half Time Show?

The Super Bowl Halftime Show has not been very Jewish in recent years. If you’re not a fan of Katy Perry, Nachum Segal has the answer: the ‘Kosher Halftime Show.’

Lieder of the Pack: A few months before he died at the age of 31, Schubert produced a setting for the 92nd Psalm.

How Franz Schubert Found Himself in Shul

Why did Austrian composer Franz Schubert wrote a Psalm setting in Hebrew just a few months before he died? The composer’s Jewish ties are deeper than one might think.