Ira Forman, who led President Obama’s reelection campaign in the Jewish community, was appointed as the State Department’s envoy to combat anti-Semitism.
A gunman shot dead four people execution-style in a bank in Israel on Monday after being refused an overdraft and cash from its automatic teller machine.
Israel on Monday cancelled a visit by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to Jerusalem’s Old City, saying the Palestinians had sought to politicise a conservation mission.
Britain launched a research programme on Monday that should eventually allow all cancer patients to have access to the kind of genetic analysis that led Hollywood star Angelina Jolie to decide to undergo a double mastectomy.
New York has one of the cruelest laws in the nation when it comes to the statute of limitations for reporting sexual abuse, Jane Eisner writes. Can Jewish activists help bring about reform?
About 30 Lebanese Hezbollah fighters and 20 Syrian soldiers and militiamen loyal to President Bashar al-Assad have been killed in the fiercest fighting this year in the rebel stronghold of Qusair, Syrian activists said on Monday.
Amid calls that the Claims Conference bungled a warning in 2001 about fraud within the organization, conference leaders appointed a committee to “formulate an appropriate course of action.”
The Jerusalem home of a long-time board member of the Women of the Wall was spray painted with vicious graffiti.11
When did you last hear of a firm that opted to withdraw its application from Apple? The mobile search engine company Everything.Me is one.
Former Argentinian dictator Jorge Rafael Videla, who is believed to be responsible for the disappearance of thousands of the country’s Jews, died in prison.3
A Palestinian father whose son was captured on tape being shot in an iconic 2000 video that helped launch the intifada hit back at Israeli claims that the video is a fraud.
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