Thousands of Palestinians took to the streets on Monday to show their support for President Mahmoud Abbas, who is under heavy pressure as he prepares to meet U.S. President Barack Obama.
Geert Wilders, leader of the Dutch rightist, pro-Israel Party for Freedom, called for The Hague to be home to fewer Moroccans, which led an opposing candidate to compare him to Hitler.
Actress Scarlett Johansson said she does not regret her decision to become a spokeswoman for the Israeli company SodaStream.3
Israel’s Supreme Court ruled that a new Jerusalem movie complex must remain closed on Shabbat.
There was no sign of Purim festivities at Brooklyn’s Congregation Beth Elohim in Park Slope on Sunday afternoon as grim relatives met to battle a landlord’s plan to evict elderly residents of a nearby senior citizen’s home.
Secretary of State John Kerry urged Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday “to make the tough decisions that will be necessary” before an April 29 deadline for a peace deal with Israel, a U.S. official said.
David Brenner, a stand-up comedian who appeared regularly on “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson,” died on Saturday in New York, a family spokesman said. He was 78.
A candidate in Quebec’s provincial election accused of spreading views seen as anti-Semitic, but a leading Jewish group rejected the apology.
The Dutch government said it will return two Nazi-looted paintings to the heirs of a Jewish Holocaust victim.
An envelope containing white powder sent to a representative of Hungary’s Jewish communities did not contain any dangerous materials.
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