Rabbi Yaacov Arar, who served as Chief Rabbi of Athens for over four decades, has died.
A white supremacist convicted of killing four people in three states, one because his name sounded Jewish, was sentenced to two life sentences for the deaths of two strangers.
Five teenagers were arrested early on Thursday for storming a Sydney, Australia school bus and allegedly shouting racial abuse and threats at its passengers, New South Wales state police said.3
Women are being squeezed from all sides, because men in power see their domination and sense of national identity slipping away, Jane Eisner writes.
Mediators worked against the clock on Thursday to extend a Gaza truce between Israel and the Palestinians as the three-day ceasefire went into its final 24 hours.
The University of Illinois rescinded a job offer to an incoming professor who harshly criticized Israel on Twitter.28
A ceramic money box holding a rare hoard of coins from the Great Revolt against the Romans was discovered outside Jerusalem.
Israel has conditionally agreed to extend a ceasefire that ended a month of fighting in Gaza beyond a Friday deadline, an Israeli official said on Wednesday, speaking on condition of anonymity.
With its spacious villas and palm-lined streets, the town of Khuzaa in southern Gaza gave Palestinians a rare place to spend their free time before it was bombed and shelled to rubble last month.
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