Rachel Timoner has been named senior rabbi at Congregation Beth Elohim, replacing Andy Bachmann at the helm of the prominent Brooklyn Reform synagogue, the Forward has learned.5
A collection of Palestine posters reportedly is still under consideration for being included on a list of world heritage objects.
The “Quartet” of Middle East peace mediators urged a prompt resumption of talks between Israel and the Palestinians after a meeting in Munich on Sunday and voiced concern about the slow pace of reconstruction in Gaza, damaged in last year’s war.
Slain conflict journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff were posthumously honored with an award in memory of murdered Jewish journalist Daniel Pearl.
Women are being squeezed from all sides, because men in power see their domination and sense of national identity slipping away, Jane Eisner writes.
A Druze man serving in the Israel Defense Forces, was attacked outside a night club after speaking Arabic.
An Israeli woman who has lived in the United States for the last 15 years was barred from boarding a Kuwait Airways flight in New York because of her Israeli citizenship.10
New details have reportedly emerged in the case of an Ohio rabbi accused of sexually abusing a Jewish Baltimore girl.
A Dutch ship that sparked controversy because it was named after a Nazi will have its name changed, its owner said.
The first utility-scale solar power field in East Africa, built on land belonging to a Jewish-sponsored youth village in Rwanda, was launched.
The British broadcaster Sky News apologized for showing images of the Gaza conflict during an interview about the Holocaust with British Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis.8
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