In a rare move, a Dutch watchdog on anti-Semitism called on the City of Amsterdam to rename a municipal hall bearing the name of a former official who helped deport Jews to their deaths.
An organization promoting Holocaust commemoration in Central Europe pledged to provide new offices to an association of Poles who jeopardized their lives to save Jews during the Nazi genocide.
Bernie Sanders said being Jewish is “essential” to who he is.
In the results of Saturday’s national elections announced Sunday, the People’s Party-Our Slovakia garnered 8 percent of the vote, three times more than expected, which is equal to 14 seats. The country’s parliament, the National Council, has 150 members.
It was with excitement but some trepidation last night that I began to read the online version of a [New York Times story] about The Forward.
The Chief Rabbinate canceled a meeting with the prime minister over the government’s plan to expand the egalitarian prayer section at the Western Wall a day after the Rabbinate said it would create its own plan.
Israel’s culture minister had a blunt message on Sunday for liberals worried about what they consider efforts by the government to stifle dissent in the arts: “Cut the bullshit.”
Watch this video of rhino Tibor, who just escaped from the Ramat Gan zoo, only to be caught shortly after by two zoo staffers.
A former Auschwitz medic, now 95, has been found unfit to stand trial for his role in the murder of more than 3,600 people at the Nazi death camp.
An Israeli-American man who owns kiosks in shopping malls in several states was among ten Israelis indicted for illegally employing 140 Israeli nationals to sell Dead Sea beauty products.15
The family of Robert Levinson, a Jewish-American man who disappeared from Iran in 2007, held a rally, calling on the U.S. and Iran to work together to get him released.
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