Government officials in Lithuania said they would offer symbolic reparations to nearly 1,800 Jewish Holocaust survivors.
Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi stressed his support for Israel and Jewish causes after sparking outrage by comparing his family to Jews under Hitler.
Israel said on Thursday it did not poison Yasser Arafat, making the denial after the Palestinian leader’s widow said Swiss forensic tests had proven he died from radioactive polonium poisoning in 2004.
A U.S. judge on Wednesday asked an appeals court to reinstate her to a closely watched case regarding the constitutionality of the New York Police Department’s “stop-and-frisk” tactic, saying she was unfairly removed from it a week ago.
Theodore Bikel, who fled the Nazi occupation of his native Vienna for prestate Israel, will be honored by the Austrian government on the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht.3
A Holocaust survivor whose wedding photo hangs in the Shanghai Jewish Refugee Museum donated her gown to the museum.
Andromeda Hill is a beachfront complex of luxury apartments connected by tree-lined pathways that features such amenities as a spa and business center. Five minutes down the road is Ajami, a low-income neighborhood profiled in the 2009 film of the same name that remains one of this city’s poorer districts.
Silvio Berlusconi caused outrage in Italy’s Jewish community on Wednesday after the former prime minister said he and his children felt persecuted like Jews in Nazi Germany because of hounding by leftist magistrates.3
The German recluse who hoarded his late father’s trove of Nazi-looted art may be its legal owner but the Berlin government has the authority - and moral obligation, some argue - to return the art works to their original Jewish owners or their heirs.
Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat was poisoned to death in 2004 with radioactive polonium, his widow Suha said on Wednesday after receiving the results of Swiss forensic tests on her husband’s corpse.6
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