An Israeli sculptor’s acceptance of a commission to design a Warsaw Ghetto memorial to non-Jewish Poles who saved Jews during the Holocaust has reignited a furor over the project. Opponents had been trying to persuade Tel Aviv sculptor Danny Karavan to turn down the commission and ‘defend the integrity of this ground.’6
As Donald Trump moves closer to clinching the Republican presidential nomination, he has offered lavish praise for Bernie Sanders, who faces increasingly slim chances in his battle with Hillary Clinton in the Democratic race.6
Donald Trump supporters who didn’t like a profile of the candidate’s wife deluged its Jewish author with anti-Semitism online, including an image of her face superimposed on an Auschwitz prisoner.140
U.K. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn denied Thursday that his party was facing an anti-Semitism crisis or had an anti-Semitism problem, following a political uproar and the suspension of two prominent party figures in as many days over comments deemed anti-Semitic and anti-Israel.
Donald Trump is on pace to destroy the Republican Party as we know it. His demagogic rise has sparked equal parts anger and glee among some of his opponents, but Jane Eisner writes it’s terrible news for the Jews — and a big blow to Israel.
Italian police issued arrest warrants on Thursday for six people suspected of conspiring to join Islamic State, and court documents said three of them had been discussing possible attacks on the Vatican and the Israeli embassy in Rome.
The Republican Jewish Coalition is ringing alarm bells about the fall election but it won’t point the finger at the man likely to be on top of the ticket.7
Claims that the new head of the British national student union is anti-Semitic are false and part of a “witch-hunt” and “Islamophobic campaign,” Jewish former student leaders wrote in a letter supporting Malia Bouattia.17
(JTA) — Polish clergy and researchers will hold a seminar in Kielce about a historically significant pogrom in which locals killed Holocaust survivors in that city 70 years ago. Occurring amid an acrimonious debate in Poland on local complicity in the Holocaust and the attention it merits, the conference planned for July in Kielce, 110 miles south of…5
Comcast Corp, the owner of NBCUniversal, said on Thursday it would buy Hollywood movie studio DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc for $3.8 billion to boost its family-friendly offerings and help it take on No. 1 player Walt Disney.
Britain’s Labour party suspended former London Mayor Ken Livingstone, who said Adolf Hitler was a Zionist. A Labour spokesperson told The Guardian that the suspension Thursday was “for bringing the party into disrepute” after British anti-racism activists and Labour Party politicians demanded Livingstone’s expulsion. In a radio interview with the BBC Thursday, Livingstone said: “Let’s remember…15
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