This week, Scotland will vote on whether to become an independent country or continue more than three centuries of union with England. Most Scottish Jew are hoping the United Kingdom will out.8
A kosher butcher shop in Philadelphia was defaced with anti-Semitic graffiti.
Paris will see the opening of its first Moishe House amid a soaring number of anti-Semitic attacks in France.
A British sporting goods chain has apologized for a security guard preventing identifiably Jewish preteens from entering one of its stores.4
Barbara Picower, the widow of Jeffry Picower, the largest beneficiary of Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme, has awarded $104 million in grants over two years through a new foundation.
A Jewish publication in South Africa apologized for an Op-Ed that compared Archbishop Desmond Tutu to Adolf Hitler.
Demands for billions of dollars of extra funding for Israel’s military have set the scene for a bruising political battle over the budget, as the country tries to balance the needs of a weakening economy with security threats from Gaza to Iran.3
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert will remain out of prison until he has exhausted his appeals, the country’s Supreme Court ruled.
A rocket fired in Syria as part of its civil war struck Israel near the Quneitra crossing in the Golan Heights.
The number of Jews who voted for the far-right National Front party soared in the most recent presidential election from the previous two votes, surveys showed.7
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