Academy Award-winning actress Helen Mirren will host the 2016 Genesis Prize award ceremony in Jerusalem. At the June 23 ceremony, Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu will present the $1 million Genesis Prize to Itzhak Perlman, an acclaimed violinist, educator and advocate for individuals with disabilities. The Genesis Prize, which has been referred to…
Jean-Marie Le Pen, the founder of France’s far-right National Front party, was fined for repeating his view that the Nazi gas chambers were a “detail” of World War II.
In a talk to hundreds of philanthropists and foundation representatives, former Facebook spokesperson and marketing director Randi Zuckerberg credited Shabbat and other Jewish concepts for some of her main pieces of business advice.
The number of anti-Semitic incidents reported in Austria increased more than 80 percent last year, with reported internet postings denouncing Jews more than doubling, an Austrian group said on Wednesday.
A far-right Israeli politician has been admonished by his party and roundly condemned by commentators after suggesting Jewish and Arab women should be separated in maternity wards in apartheid-style segregation.16
To Israel’s military prosecutors, a soldier who fired a bullet into the head of a wounded and motionless Palestinian assailant may be guilty of homicide. To many Israelis, he is a hero.18
Israel’s parliament has effectively capped salaries for bankers at $655,000, raising fears that the best minds in the money business will flee the sector for industries with no such limits.
The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum is crowdsourcing research on how local U.S. newspapers reported the Holocaust.
Cornelius Gurlitt’s art hoard, collected by his father in collaboration with the Nazis, has made headlines since its discovery in 2012. Now, for the first time, some of the collection will be made viewable for the public.
The literary writers’ group PEN American Center is refusing to drop Israeli government sponsorship from its annual festival, despite calls by dozens of members to do so.10
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