Avi Beker, the former secretary-general of the World Jewish Congress and longtime head of its Israel office, has died.
A major French telecommunications company partly owned by the government confirmed that it was planning to leave the Israeli market, but said the move was strictly business.
The attacker who stabbed two Jewish teenagers as they walked to the Western Wall on Shavuot night was a Christian-Israeli.
The Iraqi site believed to be the burial place of the biblical prophet Nahum is in danger of being destroyed by the Islamic State, or ISIS.
Three Jewish leaders were awarded Bene Merito medals in recognition of their actions in promoting Poland abroad.
Former British prime minister Tony Blair has been appointed chairman of the European Council on Tolerance and Reconciliation (ECTR), a Brussels-based organization dedicated to tackling racism, xenophobia and anti-Semitism in Europe.
The CEO of a major French telecommunications company said he would cut ties with an Israeli partner “tomorrow” if it could do so without incurring financial penalties.4
Polish authorities suspended the planned construction of a controversial memorial monument at the former Sobibor Nazi death camp, activists against the plan said.
The fraud trial for an Orthodox Jewish group that promotes so-called conversion therapy for homosexuals opened in New Jersey.
The Israeli military cautiously welcomed on Thursday the expected international deal which would curb Iran’s nuclear program, though Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has lobbied for tougher terms to be imposed on Tehran.18
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