More than 130,000 Polish voters have signed a petition calling for a public referendum on an amendment that would legalize Jewish ritual slaughter, or shechitah, in Poland.3
Ahead of the French premier of a Hollywood film on art looted by Nazi Germany, France has announced the restitution of three precious paintings.
Secretary of State John Kerry marked the seventh year since the disappearance of an American Jewish man in Iran with a plea for his safe return.
Some 50,000 ultra-Orthodox Jews descended on Manhattan for a ‘Great Prayer Assembly,’ where they protested the ‘evil’ Israeli draft bill ahead of a Knesset vote.28
Jane Eisner envies voters in Iowa and New Hampshire, whose voices actually count during primary season. How can we change the system so that Jews’ and other minorities’ voices count, too?
In the lead-up to International Women’s Day, Women of the Wall set up a stand in central Tel Aviv, where they helped women lay tefillin — and elicited angry screams.4
The president of Brooklyn College distributed public events guidelines formulated in the wake of the ejection of four pro-Israel students from a boycott Israel event last year.
Pro-Palestinian student groups at the University of Ottawa have launched a campaign to ban Sabra hummus from campus.7
The FBI reportedly has arrested a man believed to be responsible for sticking mailing labels with anti-Semitic slurs on a Jewish deli in Albuquerque.
A Greek doctor who posted a “Jews Not Welcome” sign outside his office has been convicted and given a 16-month suspended jail sentence for inciting racial hatred.3
A former hotel security guard was sentenced to one year in prison for civil rights violations for defacing a Memphis Jewish school’s Torah scroll and prayer books.
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