Berlin’s district attorney is investigating complaints about a circumcision in the German capital involving the controversial metzizah b’peh ritual.
Michael Broyde, the top Modern Orthodox rabbi accused of setting up a fake persona to undermine a rival organization, downplayed the importance of the scandal in a new interview.
Israel has said it will not open a criminal investigation into the death of 12 Palestinian civilians in a November air strike on a house in the Gaza Strip during its war with Hamas.
Israel began memorializing its more than 25,000 fallen soldiers and terror victims.
Jane Eisner envies voters in Iowa and New Hampshire, whose voices actually count during primary season. How can we change the system so that Jews’ and other minorities’ voices count, too?
Teen pop star Justin Bieber wrote in the guest book of the Anne Frank House that he thought the young Holocaust victim would have been a fan of his.7
Palestinian officials voiced optimism on Sunday the resignation of U.S.-backed Prime Minister Salam Fayyad would not hinder Washington’s planned development initiative for the West Bank.
The leader of Egypt’s dwindling Jewish community died Saturday at the age of 82.
Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson’s reference to triad organised crime gangs in testimony in a lawsuit has hit a raw nerve in Macau, the Chinese boomtown that his Las Vegas Sands Corp helped transform from a gangland haven into a $38 billion gambling capital.
Venezuelans decide on Sunday whether to honor Hugo Chavez’s dying wish for a longtime loyalist to continue his hardline socialism or hand power to a young challenger vowing business-friendly changes.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Salam Fayyad on Saturday, the official Palestinian news agency said.
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