(JTA) — An Israeli soldier and a prison guard officer were among four men indicted in the beating of an Eritrean man they mistook for a terrorist.
The body of a French Jewish local politician from Creteil near Paris was found riddled with stab wounds in his apartment.3
A store specializing in military and historic articles has made headlines in Uruguay for selling a concentration camp prisoner uniform, which included a yellow Star of David.
Four Israelis, including a soldier and a prison officer, were charged on Tuesday with aggravated assault in connection with the death of an Eritrean national, who was shot and beaten after being mistaken for a gunman during an attack in the southern Israeli city of Beersheba on Oct. 18.
A senior Israeli official has voiced concern for Jordan’s future stability given encroaching Islamist-led insurgencies in the region, a departure from Israel’s customary reticence about its neighbor and security partner.11
The Genesis Philanthropy Group has granted Hillel International $1 million to help the student organization reach out to Russian-speaking Jewish college students in North America, the former Soviet Union, Germany and Israel.
U.S. ambassador Dan Shapiro met with Israel’s justice minister and expressed reservations about her proposed law requiring NGOs to prominently announce substantial foreign funding.
An Orthodox synagogue in New Jersey has hired Lila Kagedan, the first Yeshivat Maharat graduate to go by the title “rabbi.”9
The Federal Court of Canada will consider a lawsuit filed by three filmmakers alleging that a Canadian author and her publisher plagiarized a family history presented in their documentary.6
Prohibitions on civil and non-Orthodox weddings in Israel prevent 660,000 Jewish-Israelis — including 364,000 immigrants from the former Soviet Union — from marrying in the Jewish state, according to a nonprofit promoting religious freedom in Israel.5
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