A historic synagogue in the Australian outback mining city of Broken Hill was defaced with Nazi and Islamic symbols.
Conservative Jewish synagogues are focused more on operations than youth engagement, and are more than twice as likely to have a cantor than an associate rabbi, a new survey of synagogue staffing found.
A far-right Jewish activist who set fire to a Jewish-Arab school in Jerusalem was sentenced on Tuesday to three years’ imprisonment for the attack that targeted a rare symbol of co-existence in the holy city.3
Israeli security forces shot dead two knife-wielding Palestinian assailants on Tuesday in the occupied West Bank, Israeli authorities said, as a wave of Palestinian stabbings, car rammings and shootings entered its third month.
Two Jerusalem natives, one Arab and the other Jewish, reflect on their divided city, 50 years after the Six-Day War.
Sheldon Silver, one of New York’s most powerful politicians for two decades, was convicted on Monday of abusing his office to collect as much as $4 million in illegal bribes and kickbacks.4
Jewish refugee advocates blasted Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson’s comments after a visit to a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan for underestimating the scope and complexity of a global crisis.5
Joseph Silverstein, a renowned violinist, skilled concertmaster and sought-after conductor, has died.
The National Women’s Studies Association voted to join the international Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel.12
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas accused Israel of violating “international laws related to the environment” at the United Nations climate conference in Paris Thursday.8
Australian lawmaker Josh Frydenberg said the grand mufti of Australia “failed in his leadership” by not condemning the Paris terrorist attacks.4
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