The daughter of the late comedienne Joan Rivers has filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against the New York outpatient clinic that treated the entertainer a week before her death last year.
Democratic U.S. senators introduced a resolution on Monday opposing more sanctions on Iran unless nuclear talks fail or Tehran breaks an agreement, countering a push for tougher sanctions backed by Republicans that President Barack Obama has pledged to veto.
Five Jewish day schools in Greater Boston will receive a total of $11.25 million in a challenge grant to support long-term tuition assistance for middle-class families.
Argentina’s cabinet chief on Monday said journalists could work safely in the country after the reporter who broke the news of the mysterious death of a state prosecutor fled to Israel, saying he feared for his life under the current government.5
Stav Shaffir was angry. The 29-year-old firebrand is known for her outbursts, which have gotten her kicked out of multiple Knesset hearings in the past year. But when she rose in the Knesset on Jan. 21 to answer Jewish Home party leader Naftali Bennett’s charge that she is post-Zionist, her impassioned rebuttal went viral.
The head of Greece’s Jewish community welcomed the election victory Sunday of Syriza, a leftist, anti-austerity party, despite that party’s scepticism towards existing close ties between Greece and Israel.
Prime Minister Viktor Orban overcame unease within his government to acknowledge Hungary’s role in the Holocaust on Monday, saying many people in the central European country acted “shamefully” in World War Two.
A Nazi-era war-crimes suspect has lost an appeal to keep his Canadian citizenship.
A new study of German attitudes toward Israel showed an increase in Israel-related anti-Semitism among Germans.
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin began his first visit to the United States as president with a speech to leaders of the African-American community.
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