An American student killed in a terror attack last month was on his way to do community service at an illegal West Bank outpost, Haaretz has found, adding to the mounting questions about what precautions are taken by study abroad programs in Israel when their participants travel to particularly dangerous areas.3
An American G.I. for the first time has been recognized as a Righteous Among the Nations for rescuing Jewish soldiers in World War II.
Israeli archaeologists have discovered a mark from the seal of biblical King Hezekiah, who helped build Jerusalem into an ancient metropolis.4
Hundreds of students at Brandeis University ended their 12-day occupation of the administration building, claiming victory in a protest over issues of race on campus that garnered widespread support from students, faculty, and alumni, as well as media coverage from around the country.17
The fact that a Jewish Israeli American is charged with making JCC bomb threats is confusing, infuriating and, yes, deeply embarrassing.
A documentary on tragic Amy Winehouse makes the cut to be an Oscar semi-finalist. Fourteen others also made the cut and from this list, the final nominees will be selected.
The Israel Defense Forces will now draft HIV-positive people, changing its polic, officials said on World AIDS day.
Israel is considering “an eastern option if things don’t go the right way with Europe and the United States,” a former foreign ministry head says. That means strengthening ties with India and the rest of Asia.23
A German court on Tuesday permitted the trial of a 95-year-old German man accused of being an accessory to the murder of at least 3,681 people at the Nazi death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau.
Hollywood actress Reese Witherspoon is co-producing and possibly starring in a film in the works about the Barbie doll’s Jewish creator.
A British-American Jewish academic told a 13-year-old Israeli girl seeking information for a school project that she would not help her “until there is peace and justice for Palestinians in Palestine.”23
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