President Barack Obama said on Friday it was still in the interest of Israel and the Palestinians to seek peace — but suggested a “pause” may be needed.
Two years after its inception in Amsterdam, a project that invites visitors to homes that once belonged to Jewish Holocaust victims has spread to eight Dutch cities.
European Reform Jews landed what they said was an important victory in their legal fight for equal recognition and funding from the governments of Hungary and Poland.
Pro-Palestinian students from New York University distributed fake eviction notices at a dormitory to protest Israel’s house demolition practices.7
Rep. Nita Lowey (D-N.Y.), a top congressional appropriator, said she is ready to launch steps to defund the Palestinian Authority in the wake of its unity agreement with Hamas in the Gaza Strip.
Northeastern University has provisionally reinstated the Students for Justice in Palestine chapter on campus.6
An American-Israeli journalist who was detained in Ukraine has been released, according to [VICE News[(https://news.vice.com/articles/simon-ostrovsky-has-been-released).
The late Popes John XXIII and John Paul II, who will be made saints on Sunday, did so much to end two millennia of Catholic anti-Semitism that a Jewish human rights group calls them “heroes to the Jewish people”.
Israel formally suspended peace talks with the Palestinian Authority over the P.A.’s national unity accord signed with the Hamas authority in the Gaza Strip.
Israel will teach the Holocaust in the country’s schools beginning in kindergarten under a planned curriculum released by the Education Ministry.
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