Bernie Sanders has undeniably earned a place in history as “the first Jewish presidential candidate of a major party to win state nominating contests.” And until recently, that seemed like it would more or less sum up of his Jewish legacy as a candidate.
A bomb blew up a bus and set fire to another in Jerusalem on Monday, wounding 16 people in an attack that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu linked to a six-month-old wave of Palestinian street violence.20
Secretary of State John Kerry will join Vice President Joe Biden in addressing J Street’s annual gala on Monday night.5
Sweden’s housing minister tendered his resignation after comparing Israel’s treatment of the Palestinians to the way Jews were treated by the Nazis.4
A monthly meeting of the United Nations Security Council on the Middle East deteriorated into a shouting match on Monday as Israeli and Palestinian envoys yelled “shame on you” at each other across the chamber.
The Beit Venezia Jewish culture center unveiled a series of 24 etchings created by eight international artists that will form part of a new, illustrated Venice Haggadah.
A Romanian watchdog group on anti-Semitism said it was worried by the mayoral candidacy of a Bucharest politician who said local Jews lied for money about the number of their brethren killed in the Holocaust.
A French singer-songwriter who compared Israel’s treatment of Palestinians to the Armenian Holocaust released a song about the murder of four Jews at a Paris kosher supermarket last year.
Following the dissemination of an anti-Semitic conspiracy theory by a politician from Russian President Vladimir Putin’s party, a chief rabbi of Russia called on the government to stamp out hate speech against Jews.
Sgt. E., who shot a wounded, prone Palestinian assailant to death in Hebron on March 24, will be charged Monday with manslaughter.29
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