Itzhak Perlman, the Israeli-born violin virtuoso, was named the third winner of the Genesis Prize.
An Australian Jewish group has criticized author Camille Paglia for referring to Taylor Swift as an “obnoxious Nazi Barbie.”3
The grandmother of the 6-year-old Jewish boy who was killed in the mass school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, criticized opponents of gun control legislation in a Washington Post Op-Ed on the event’s third anniversary.
Several hundred Jews in Istanbul participated in what is said to have been the city’s first public lighting of Hanukkah candles in decades.
Israel’s Air Force struck two Hamas military posts in Gaza in retaliation for a rocket fired from the coastal strip at southern Israel.
A Palestinian motorist rammed into a bus stop in Jerusalem on Monday, injuring at least 11 people before he was shot dead, Israeli police said, in the latest in a surge of street attacks.5
Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull participated in the Hanukkah menorah lighting ceremony at Sydney’s Central Synagogue.
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power said Sunday that the United States and Israel’s security relationship “has never been stronger.”163
Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has named Rep. Ted Deutch, a fellow Democrat from Florida, to the governing council of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.3
The family of Oron Shaul, the Israeli soldier who was killed during the 2014 Gaza war, called on Hamas to present evidence that their son, who has been declared dead, is still alive as Hamas claims.
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