Angela Merkel laid a wreath at Dachau concentration camp on Tuesday, making her the first German chancellor to visit the death camp where Nazis killed more than 41,000 people in the Holocaust.
A Jewish woman in suburban Atlanta was sentenced to four years in prison for lying to investigators about her husband’s shooting death, the Associated Press reported on Tuesday.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev approved a program to offer financial incentives encouraging Russian expats to move to the former Jewish autonomous region of Birobidzhan.
Ethan Kadish suffered a serious brain injury when he was struck by lightning at a Jewish camp. His family will celebrate his bar mitzvah in a Cincinnati hospital this weekend.
Jane Eisner outlines the issues that concern her the most as an American Jewish woman, and explains why they should concern all of us as well.
U.S.-brokered peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians will result in dramatic Israeli decisions, the chief Israeli negotiator predicted on Tuesday.
The leader of Egypt’s tiny Jewish community backs the campaign to quell the Muslim Brotherhood. Magda Haroun calls the crackdown the dawn of a ‘new era’ of secularism.3
Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky turned over the keys to the Jewish school of Gondar, Ethiopia, to the town’s mayor.
Polish photographer Lukasz Szczygielski has apologized for conducting a photo shoot with a half-naked model at the Jewish cemetery in the southern Polish town of Checiny.3
British rocker Roger Waters published an open letter calling on fellow musicians to join a boycott of Israel. The letter, which condemns Israel for apartheid and ethnic cleansing, has been expected for several months, according to the Electronic Intifada, which first reported on its existence.14
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