Agricultural Minister Uri Ariel has backpedaled on his controversial recommendation that Israel’s population of stray cats be transferred to a foreign country to control their numbers in a way that accords with Jewish law.
American writer Steve Silberman’s book “Neurotribes,” about the history of autism and how people and society deal with it, was named the winner on Monday of the 2015 Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction.
Delaware Governor Jack Markell issued a posthumous pardon for Samuel Burris on Monday in the same courtroom where the free black man was convicted 168 years ago of helping slaves escape through the Underground Railroad.
On his way to several meetings with Dutch parliamentarians last week, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and his entourage passed 300 demonstrators flying Israeli flags.5
The estranged husband of a successful Orthodox woman found dead in her Upper West Side bathtub in 2009 has reportedly been charged with her murder.
The trial of Sheldon Silver, once New York State’s most powerful Jewish politician, gets underway today in Manhattan federal court with jury selection.
A 70-year-old Jewish-Israeli man was stabbed by a Palestinian assailant in Netanya.
Austria’s far-right Freedom Party (FPO) said on Monday it would dismiss a member of its parliamentary group for an anti-Semitic exchange on Facebook unless she abandoned her seat and left the party voluntarily.
A sheik in Jordan said it is forbidden to kill Jews except during times of war.9
The graves of Holocaust victims at the Sobibor Nazi death camp in Poland have been dug up by treasure hunters.
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