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.
Now that Peres is gone, Jane Eisner finds herself asking: Who will dream hopefully on behalf of all Israel’s people?
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin began his first visit to the United States as president with a speech to leaders of the African-American community.
New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver agreed on Sunday to relinquish his duties on a temporary basis as he fights federal corruption charges, the New York Times reported, citing people briefed on the matter.
Ron Dermer, Israel’s ambassador to the United States, was reprimanded by an Israeli government commission for supporting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s reelection bid.
Bogumila recalls how as a small girl growing up in the Polish town of Oswiecim she saw prisoners beaten by Nazi guards and watched with her mother the distant glow of the crematorium fires of the Auschwitz concentration camp.
The neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party maintained its strength in Greek national elections as the far-left party Syriza came to power.
Alan Gross wore a gray suit, red tie and a perpetual smile as he took the stage Thursday night at Temple Beth Ami in Rockville, Md., at a welcome-home reception in his honor sponsored by dozens of Jewish organizations, including the the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington.
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