Two weeks ahead of Pope Francis’s trip to the Holy Land, the Roman Catholic Patriarch of Jerusalem said vandal attacks by suspected Jewish extremists “poison the atmosphere” of the papal visit.7
Iran’s nuclear programme is a clear and present danger and the country cannot be allowed to get the capability to make nuclear arms, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday.
French Chief Rabbi Michel Gugenheim denied allegations that he had helped extort $120,000 from a woman who needed his signature to get a religious divorce.11
More members of the controversial haredi Orthodox sect Lev Tahor appear to have left Canada.
Jane Eisner envies voters in Iowa and New Hampshire, whose voices actually count during primary season. How can we change the system so that Jews’ and other minorities’ voices count, too?
Los Angeles Clippers Owner Donald Sterling, who was banned for life from the NBA over racist comments, has apologized and asked for forgiveness in his first public statement since the controversy began last month, CNN said on Sunday.19
Israeli author Amoz Oz was charged with incitement to racism after he called Israelis who carry out “price tag” attacks “Hebrew neo-Nazis.”9
Sol Adler, the disgraced former executive director of the 92nd Street Y, has hanged himself in his Brooklyn home — two years after the organization’s corruption scandal.10
Israel offered Nigeria help on Sunday in locating 200 schoolgirls abducted last month by Islamist rebel group Boko Haram.
Rabbi Barry Starr, a leader in the Conservative movement who has served a Boston synagogue for three decades, resigned after acknowledging his marital infidelity.
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