Harold Ramis, known for his role as Jewish scientist Egon Spengler in “Ghostbusters,” died in his Chicago home earlier today. He was 69 years old.5
A rabbinical student struck by a garbage truck on Sunday morning died at the scene of the accident, officials said.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will speak at the annual AIPAC conference.3
New Republic senior editor John Judis was reinvited to speak at the Museum of Jewish Heritage Friday, after having been disinvited to speak about his latest book.
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?
A group of British parliamentarians is pressing Poland’s prime minister to follow through on a pledge to enact a restitution law for Holocaust victims.
Israel’s policies in the West Bank and Gaza Strip appear to amount to apartheid due to its systematic oppression of the Palestinian people and de facto expropriation of their land, a United Nations investigator said in a report.6
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas could be invited for a visit to the White House in the near future, the P.A.’s chief negotiator reportedly told a local radio station.
A synagogue in eastern Ukraine sustained minor damage from firebombs hurled at it by unidentified individuals.
Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan denied he is anti-Semitic during an address to the group’s annual convention in Detroit.5
Participants in a march against anti-Semitism in Toulouse hurled anti-Zionist insults at a Jewish fellow demonstrator.
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