A woman wielding a knife reportedly was arrested after threatening a student of the Toulouse Jewish school where an Islamist radical murdered a rabbi and three children nearly one year ago.
Israel’s shekel is at a 15-month high against the dollar, prompting speculation in the foreign exchange market that the Bank of Israel may intervene as it has in the past to protect the economy.
A sign on the overpass of an automotive plant in Detroit reads in German “Work will make you Free,” evoking images of the sign on the gate of Auschwitz.3
Barack Obama’s last visit to Israel came when he was a candidate in 2008. Does his long-delayed return a sign that he’s ready to take another shot at Mideast peacemaking?9
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?
A French labor relations court agreed to hear designer John Galliano’s case against Christian Dior, which fired him for making anti-Semitic remarks.
Israel’s former Military Intelligence chief, Amos Yadlin, says that the appointments of John Kerry as U.S. secretary of state and of Chuck Hagel as secretary of defense are “a bad signal for those who believe in” U.S. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.
Eric Cantor, the combative second-ranking Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives, launched a major rebranding of his party on Tuesday, saying he hoped Republicans and President Barack Obama could “set differences aside” in the interest of helping ordinary Americans.
President Barack Obama plans to visit the West Bank and Jordan as part of an upcoming trip to the Middle East, White House spokesman Jay Carney told reporters on Tuesday.
French President Francois Hollande is pushing legislation through parliament that would allow same-sex marriage, a move that has set off a fiery public debate in which Jews have played an outsized role.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed on Tuesday a Bulgarian report linking Hezbollah to a fatal bus bombing, saying the Lebanese militant group and its ally Iran were waging a “global terror campaign”.
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