Child-protection authorities in Ontario have taken two children into protective custody from the reclusive Jewish sect Lev Tahor.
The European Union promised Israel and the Palestinians better access to European markets and “unprecedented” political and economic aid as an incentive to push them into resolving their decades-old conflict.
Carolina Raquel Duer, a Jewish Argentine retained the World Boxing Organization bantamweight title.3
A mikvah dating from the 18th century was discovered in Venezuela.
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?
A state judge has denied a request by the Forward seeking the name of a mohel who is believed to have infected a baby with herpes during a ritual circumcision.6
The membership of the American Studies Association endorsed its national council’s call for a boycott of Israeli universities.6
Samuel Asher Sommer, known as “Superman Sam,” whose fight against leukemia inspired many to raise money to fight the disease, has died.
Intense fighting amid a coup attempt in Juba, the capital of South Sudan, has forced an Israeli aid group in the country to suspend its operations and go on lockdown.
Ukraine’s chief rabbi is advocating the formation of a national unity government to resolve the country’s political crisis over its relationship with the European Union and Russia.
More than 100 African migrants have abandoned an “open” Israeli detention centre to try to march on Jerusalem in protest at a law allowing authorities to keep them in custody indefinitely, activists said on Monday.
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