Celebrated Israeli actor and director Assi Dayan, whose father Moshe Dayan became internationally known as Israel’s eye patch-wearing defence minister during two Middle East wars, died on Thursday at the age of 68, his family announced.
Students in Teaneck, N.J., might have taken senior prank season bit too far this year. At least, that’s what the police are saying.7
A 15th century printed book of the Torah fetched a record $3.87 million at an auction in Paris, setting an all-time record for any Hebrew-language book.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday he would seek a new law declaring Israel a Jewish state, striking back against a Palestinian refusal to recognise that status in now-collapsed peace talks.
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?
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban told Jewish community bosses he would build a controversial Nazi occupation monument despite their opposition.
A mayor from Brussels said he would like to block organizers from holding an event that Jewish groups called a “summit meeting for anti-Semites.”
A sapling taken from the tree that grew outside the attic where teen Holocaust diarist Anne Frank was hidden was planted at the U.S. Capitol.
Israeli troops, covering their faces to avoid punishment, have mounted an online campaign in support of a soldier whom they believe was jailed for pointing his gun at Palestinians who were arguing with him.
Hillel “Helly” Nahmad, a prominent New York art dealer, was sentenced on Wednesday to one year and a day in federal prison for running an illegal high-stakes gambling ring.
Al Feldstein, a longtime editor of U.S. humor magazine Mad who helped push it to its peak in popularity in the 1970s, died at his home in Montana, according to a funeral home announcement. He was 88.
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