Lost for centuries, a rare bronze statue of the Greek god Apollo has mysteriously resurfaced in the Gaza Strip — only to vanish again.5
Dutch anti-racism groups filed criminal charges against a pro-Palestinian organization whose website featured a conspiracy theory about Jewish control of the Internet.
Israeli lawmaker David Rotem offered a full apology for reportedly saying the Reform movement “is not Jewish.”
A British lawmaker apologized for remarks comparing Israel’s treatment of the Palestinians to Jewish suffering during the Holocaust.8
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?
Staff members on Sunday threatened to go on a full strike the following day unless they receive the remaining half of their unpaid salaries by midnight, the Times of Israel reported.
Hungary’s main Jewish group voted on Sunday to boycott official Holocaust commemorations this year unless they more clearly show the role of local citizens in the Nazi deportation and killing of Hungarian Jews.
Susan Wolfe, a teacher’s aide at Pittsburgh’s Hillel Academy, was found shot dead alongside her sister Sarah, plunging their large family from Iowa into mourning.3
Germany’s Labour Ministry is to bring in new legislation extending the pension rights of thousands of Jews forced to work in Nazi-era ghettos, Spiegel magazine reported on Sunday.
Hadassah University Hospital filed a request on Friday for court protection against creditors, after reaching an agreement with the treasury and the Hadassah Women’s Organization to provide it with a total of 100 million shekels ($28.3 million) over the next three months. The injection of funding is meant to enable the financially strapped hospital to meet its payroll and pay suppliers. The arrangement will also allow some breathing space to hash out a long-term recovery plan for the hospital, which has two medical centers in Jerusalem.
Yair Lapid said his Yesh Atid Party would leave the government if a bill to require haredi Orthodox yeshiva students to serve in the military does not include criminal sanctions for draft dodgers.6
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