Oscar-winning actor Robin Williams was found by a personal assistant hanged to death at his house in Northern California, and the preliminary finding is that he died of asphyxia due to hanging, a local sheriff’s official said on Tuesday.5
A marker commemorating the Belfast birthplace of the late Israeli president Chaim Herzog was removed following several anti-Semitic attacks.8
Amal Alamuddin, the British attorney engaged to actor George Clooney, declined her nomination to serve on a U.N. panel investigating Israel for possible war crimes in Gaza.3
Israel extended immigration benefits to non-Jewish spouses in same-sex marriages.
Women are being squeezed from all sides, because men in power see their domination and sense of national identity slipping away, Jane Eisner writes.
A mourner attending a memorial service in North Miami Beach, Fla., for murdered rabbi Joseph Raksin had his car defaced with anti-Semitic symbols.3
Pope Francis has organized an exhibition soccer match with all-star players to promote peace between Israelis and Palestinians.
A French deputy mayor said she was opposed to changing the name of a locality under her jurisdiction called “death to the Jews.”6
A New Zealand lawmaker apologized for a slur on Prime Minister John Key that critics branded as anti-Semitic.
The NBA fined the Toronto Raptors $25,000 for comments that rapper and team ambassador Drake made at a recent concert about Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant that were deemed as tampering, ESPN.com reported.
A Facebook picture of a South African Jewish high school student wearing a traditional Palestinian scarf has triggered outrage and a petition calling for his removal from an honorary position, as well as a dueling petition in his defines.8
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