Plans for a memorial in Munich to 11 Israelis and a German police officer murdered at the 1972 Summer Olympics there were unveiled.
A Twitter account believed to operate with the authorization of Iranian President Hassan Rohani wished Jews worldwide a Shanah Tovah.
President Obama examined artifacts from the life of Raoul Wallenberg and wished Jews worldwide a “shanah tovah” during a tour of Stockholm’s Great Synagogue.
Anat Hoffman, chairwoman of Women of the Wall, is the clear winner of Haaretz’s Person of the Year poll conducted over the past week on Haaretz’s Facebook page in English.
Bernie Sanders hasn’t provided any long-term strategy for securing a two-state solution, Jane Eisner writes. That’s not just bad for Israelis and Palestinians — it’s bad for Sanders himself.
Tel Aviv told the Israeli Supreme Court that it will not fine businesses that have until now opened on Shabbat as it works to change a city bylaw that bans business from opening on the Jewish Sabbath.
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon had successful surgery to insert a feeding tube.
Benjamin Netanyahu said that Jewish communities around the world will continue to stand by Israel and said that “Israel will continue to be there for the Jewish people everywhere,” in a Rosh Hashanah message.
A proud bastion of anti-apartheid, Wits University, found itself the target last week after the Johannesburg school hosted an Israeli jazz quartet - triggering a round of protests by anti-Israel activists.
Maccabi Australia will conduct an independent review of its handling of a child sex abuse scandal that resulted in a former basketball coach being jailed last month for eight years.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday came to the aid of a bicyclist struck by a truck and stayed with her until an ambulance arrived.
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