With Venezuela now roiled by anti-government demonstrations – the death toll reached 18 last Saturday – Venezuelan Jews who remain have yet another reason to leave their country: growing despair.
While many Ukrainian Jews have strongly condemned the Russian military incursion into Crimea, others see the intervention as restoring order in the wake of a violent revolution.6
Police officers in Poland arrested a man whom they said they had caught desecrating Jewish tombstones.
A Belgian athlete who did the quenelle gesture at a match was banned for 10 games.
In a presidential campaign with an unprecedented number of pointed words and phrases living on as unpleasant hashtags — Loser. Crooked. Deplorables. Nasty woman. Build the wall. Putin’s puppet — Israel barely rates a mention.
Employees of the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs have gone on a major strike protesting low wages and working conditions.
A California state appeals court has upheld the conviction of 10 students at the University of California, Irvine, who disrupted a 2010 speech by then-Israeli Ambassador to the United States Michael Oren.3
You’ve got your rousing church choir, your multi-denominational trio of rabbis quoting Torah, and, above all, your pleas to please, please, please be nice. Welcome to AIPAC.
An Austrian ex-mayor who said journalists and Jews should be hanged will not stand trial for hate speech, prosecutors said.4
Benjamin Netanyahu urges Palestinians to recognise Israel as a Jewish state if they want peace. ‘Stop denying history,’ the premier tells AIPAC’s conference.
A Los Angeles Jewish cemetery accused of dumping remains to make room for new interments has settled a 25,000-person class action lawsuit.
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