Egyptian lawmaker Tawfik Okasha was attacked in parliament on Sunday, with one colleague hurling a shoe at him and others demanding he be suspended after he invited the Israeli ambassador for dinner.5
Students at Montreal’s McGill University failed to ratify a pro-Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions motion against Israel.11
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton rolled to a big victory over rival Bernie Sanders in South Carolina on Saturday, propelling her into next week’s crucial “Super Tuesday” voting in 11 states on a wave of momentum.
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump’s political rhetoric is “racist,” and evocative of Adolf Hitler, former Mexican President Felipe Calderon told reporters at an event in Mexico City on Saturday.4
Ron Dermer, Israel’s ambassador to the United States, marked Black History Month by highlighting an unexpected byproduct of the Iran nuclear deal: his closer ties with the Congressional Black Caucus.7
A group of 30 students and pro-Palestinian activists protested Friday to demand the end of tax-exempt status for the Hebron Fund, a Brooklyn not-for-profit that supports Jewish settlers in the West Bank city of Hebron.141
American Jewish comedian Roseanne Barr will participate in a March 28 conference in Jerusalem about fighting the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions, or BDS, movement.11
In response to an article revealing that an Oberlin College professor made numerous postings about Jews and Israel to Facebook, the liberal arts college’s president said the college “respects the right of its faculty, students, staff and alumni to express their personal views.”85
German scholars believe that a large candelabrum in a cathedral in Erfurt was originally a Torah stand made for a local synagogue in the 13th century.
A Spanish civil servant who collected a salary for at least six years without working used the time to become an expert on the writings of Jewish philosopher Baruch Spinoza, Spanish media reported.
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