Brandeis University disclosed that it paid former university president Jehuda Reinharz $811,000 for accumulated sabbatical leave that he never took during his 17-year presidency.8
Shulamit Aloni, a former Israeli minister and leader of the left wing Meretz party, died.5
The report of a Polish non-Jew who escaped Auschwitz to deliver first-hand testimony of the Holocaust was for the first time translated into Mandarin.
Two Jerusalem girls died after inhaling the fumes of a powerful pesticide.
Oxfam has distanced itself from Scarlett Johansson over the Hollywood superstar’s decision to represent SodaStream, the Israeli company that operates in the occupied West Bank.7
Former CNN host Larry King and the Technion Israel Institute of Technology have agreed to work together to promote Israeli high-tech.3
Jewish young adults who previously visited Israel on a high school program will still be eligible for Birthright.
The president of France’s main Jewish group backtracked on what appeared to be a softened stance on the quenelle after it was interpreted as support for a French soccer player who performed the gesture during a match.
The Jerusalem Biblical Zoo is welcoming a new male lion from Sweden.
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