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The Liqueur-Making Jews of Curacao

The oldest continually active Jewish congregation in the Americas? Hint: Check your margarita glass.

3 Firebombs Hurled at Toulouse Jewish Center

Police in Toulouse arrested a man who hurled three firebombs at a Jewish community center and the officers guarding it.

Searching Look: Israeli soldier checks Palestinian man in the occupied West Bank.

Israel and Hamas Ease Gaza Fighting on Muslim Holiday of Eid al Fitr

Israel eased its assaults in the Gaza Strip and Palestinian rocket fire from the enclave declined sharply on Monday, the military said, with both the United States and United Nations calling for a durable ceasefire.

Painting on the Ceiling: Michelangelo’s famed ceiling paintings were produced in the Vatican between 1508 and 1512. At left, a character wears the yellow badge that Jews were made to wear in Renaissance Italy.

Are Michelangelo's Drawings Anti-Semitic?

Dozens of Jews are depicted on Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel ceiling. They look far less heroic than the sibyls and angels. But does that make the paintings anti-Semitic?

Scene of Trauma: Memorial candles are seen placed in front of a photograph of slain Rabbi Gavriel Holtzberg and his wife Rivkah, at the Chabad (Nariman) house in Mumbai, which Islamist militants stormed in 2008.

Letter Threatens Mumbai Synagogues Over Gaza Conflict

Mumbai city police received a letter threatening to bomb Jewish sites in the city in retaliation for Israel’s operation in Gaza.

Brazil Jews Apologize for Israeli Spokesman’s Mockery

Brazil’s Jewish community apologized for statements by the spokesman of Israel’s foreign ministry after Brazil recalled its envoy over the Gaza conflict.