Indie auteur Richard Glatzer, who directed and wrote films including “Still Alice” with his husband Wash Westmoreland, died Tuesday in Los Angeles of complications from ALS. He was 63.
Students at two University of California campuses have passed resolutions condemning anti-Semitism after incidents on two UC campuses, including the painting of swastikas on the doors of a Jewish fraternity at UC Davis.
President Barack Obama noted improved Iranian behavior while nuclear talks are underway, but said a yearlong extension of sanctions is still merited.9
U.S. favorability ratings for Benjamin Netanyahu among likely U.S. voters dropped dramatically among those who lean Democratic in the aftermath of the Israeli prime minister’s speech to the U.S. Congress, a Gallup poll showed.8
A Canadian Jewish group rebuked the Liberal Party’s leader for comparing Ottawa’s poor record in admitting Jewish refugees in the 1930s and 1940s to the intolerance facing Muslims today.
Venezuela’s top diplomat called a senior U.S. official “petulant” and ill-mannered on Wednesday in response to her contention that sanctions were intended to change the government, not topple it.5
About 400 people attended Australia’s first Limmud conference tailored especially for Russian-speaking Jews.
French officials are investigating whether a child shown shooting dead an Israeli Arab in a video posted by Islamic State militants is French and has ties to an al Qaeda-inspired gunman who killed seven people in March 2012, a police source said.5
Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday lawmakers cannot modify any agreement struck between the United States and Iran despite threats by Republican senators that they can.12
Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Wednesday execution should be Israel’s answer to deadly “Arab terror,” adding more fire to an election campaign in which he has suggested disloyal Israeli Arabs should be beheaded.3
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