U.S. civil rights leader and former head of the NAACP Julian Bond, who emerged as one of the pre-eminent student activists in America’s turbulent 1960s, died on Saturday aged 75.
Citing ongoing fighting in Ukraine, a Kiev-based Jewish organization transferred its summer camp for young Jews to the Caucasus nation of Georgia.
Women of the Wall was able to pray with a Torah scroll after bringing one into the Western Wall plaza the previous evening and keeping it there all night.7
Jewish-American reggae singer Matisyahu was disinvited from a Spanish music festival because he would not publicly endorse Palestinian statehood.168
It was with excitement but some trepidation last night that I began to read the online version of a [New York Times story] about The Forward.
Two Israeli soldiers were wounded in separate stabbing attacks in the West Bank.
Thousands of haredi Orthodox Jewish men clashed with police during protests against a new cinema in Jerusalem that stays open on Shabbat.29
In the latest challenge to Israel’s supreme religious authority, several Orthodox rabbis have begun to perform weddings for converts who are not recognized by the Chief Rabbinate.17
Kayla Mueller, the U.S. aid worker killed this year while being held hostage by Islamic State militants, was raped repeatedly by the group’s leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, while in captivity in Syria, U.S. officials said on Friday.72
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