(JTA) — Beyonce was wearing a wedding gown created by an Israeli designer when she presented at the 58th Grammy Awards.
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah threatened to hit large ammonia gas tanks in northern Israel that he said would wreak damage and casualties equal to a nuclear attack.3
Paraguay’s President Horacio Cartes will receive the Shalom Prize from the World Jewish Congress for his “contributions to building coexistence.”
The Dutch government announced it plans to limit ritual slaughter through new measures, including a ban on the export of kosher and halal meat.
The British government’s plan to outlaw attempts to boycott Israel shows it is committed to fighting them in word as well as in deed, the leader of the European Jewish Congress said.
Bernard Madoff accused the ABC television network of mischaracterizing his life and his criminal Ponzi scheme in a mini-series aired earlier this month.8
Approximately 250 Lithuanians attended a march commemorating nationalists who are accused of complicity in the murder of Jews during the Holocaust.10
PEN Canada, an arm of the international writers’ association, has come in for criticism from Jewish groups for inviting a vehement critic of Israel to speak at one of its events.28
German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for Israel to take small steps toward a two-state solution with the Palestinians.3
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