A senior leader of the Islamist group Hamas said the Palestinian movement was not seeking a new war with Israel and insisted a network of tunnels it is digging, some of which have reached into Israel in the past, was “defensive.”
Georgetown University will create a permanent program on the forensic study of the Holocaust using a new $10 million gift.
Two months before they were deported from the Netherlands to Auschwitz, Louis Barzelay and Flora Snatager invited a few guests to their wedding in Amsterdam.
President Barack Obama signed a bill that punishes the BDS campaign against Israel, but said he will not apply a segment that extends protections to West Bank settlements.123
The Riverdale Jewish Center’s Rabbi Jonathan Rosenblatt, who has been under fire for having sauna chats with boys from the synagogue, reportedly has resigned from his position at the synagogue.27
Jewish student leaders at Oberlin College in Ohio pushed back against an alumni effort to “defeat” the Boycott, Sanctions and Divestment movement against Israel.21
At an event to promote awareness of the challenges facing refugees in Europe, actor Jude Law read aloud a German-Jewish author’s Holocaust-era letter.4
A haredi Orthodox man rioted on an El Al flight home from Poland after complaining that the in-flight movie was “immodest.”8
A haredi Orthodox lawmaker in Israel reportedly compared the Reform movement to a mentally ill person.11
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