Some 226 immigrants from Ukraine, among then dozens of families fleeing fighting in eastern Ukraine, landed in Israel.
Because it took in so much from so many places and changed so much over time, Jazz might easily be called the Yiddish of musical forms. It certainly benefited from a lot of Jewish talent.
A group of adults and children in Tel Aviv set a new world record for dreidel spinning.
Nobel laureate and Holocaust memoirist Elie Wiesel will receive an honorary doctorate from the Pontifical University of John Paul II in Krakow.
A French motorist reportedly shouted “This is in the name of the children of Palestine” as he slammed his car into crowds in eastern France.