The American Jewish World Service called on the Obama administration to pull ambassadors from Uganda and Nigeria because of what it says are escalating anti-gay and other repressive measures by those governments.6
A Jewish group has gathered hundreds of signatures for a petition asserting that AIPAC does not represent the interests of many American Jews, weeks after the mayor made controversial remarks that the pro-Israel lobbyist group would always have a friend at City Hall.5
Students at Ramaz are protesting the school’s decision to prohibit a talk by Rashid Khalidi, a Columbia University professor who has been fiercely critical of Israel.34
Alumni of UC Berkeley have written an open letter urging Berkeley Hillel to become the latest campus group to join the Open Hillel movement and reject the umbrella group’s pro-Israel guidelines.6
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.
The Jewish Museum has reportedly invited a controversial critic of Israel to speak at a conference on the work of Franz Kafka in March.11
Three suspected former guards of the Auschwitz death camp run by the Nazis during World War Two have been arrested in southwestern Germany, the public prosecutor’s office in Stuttgart said on Thursday.
The Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles purchased at auction a 1937 letter in which British philosopher Bertrand Russell says that the British should invite Hitler to dinner rather than fight the Nazis.3
Facebook Inc will buy fast-growing mobile-messaging startup WhatsApp for $19 billion in cash and stock, as the world’s largest social network looks for ways to boost its popularity, especially among a younger crowd.
The next-door neighbor of slain Jewish day school teacher’s aide Susan Wolfe was reportedly questioned by Pittsburgh detectives in connection with the double murder of Wolfe and her sister, Sarah.
Hungarian authorities postponed a ceremony commemorating victims of World War II following protests by Jewish groups that said it obfuscated Hungary’s Holocaust-era role.
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