Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will address this year’s crop of Harvard University graduates at their May 29 commencement, the Ivy League university said on Wednesday.
When peace talks between the Israelis and Palestinians resumed last July, everyone assumed that the main sticking points would remain, as ever, security, borders, the status of Jerusalem and the plight of refugees.12
Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman wrote on his Facebook page that some members of Knesset represent Hamas, the terrorist organization that governs Gaza.
The head of France’s Jewish communities, Roger Cukierman, urged President Francois Hollande to make the fight against racism and anti-Semitism a national cause.
With Venezuela now roiled by anti-government demonstrations – the death toll reached 18 last Saturday – Venezuelan Jews who remain have yet another reason to leave their country: growing despair.
While many Ukrainian Jews have strongly condemned the Russian military incursion into Crimea, others see the intervention as restoring order in the wake of a violent revolution.6
Police officers in Poland arrested a man whom they said they had caught desecrating Jewish tombstones.
A Belgian athlete who did the quenelle gesture at a match was banned for 10 games.
Employees of the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs have gone on a major strike protesting low wages and working conditions.
A California state appeals court has upheld the conviction of 10 students at the University of California, Irvine, who disrupted a 2010 speech by then-Israeli Ambassador to the United States Michael Oren.3
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