Israel’s President Shimon Peres delivered an on-line civics class to more than 9,000 Israeli high school students in 215 classrooms across Israel.
Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday brushed off Israeli criticism of his Middle East peace efforts, saying he has been “attacked” with bullets in the past and would not be intimidated by words.
Anti-Semitic incidents recorded in Britain have fallen to the lowest annual level since 2005, a Jewish advisory body reported on Thursday, and said the decline may have been due to a recent lack of “trigger events” in the Middle East.
A politician from the main opposition party in Greece has caused an uproar after posting an anti-Semitic rant on his Facebook page accusing the Greek prime minister of heading a Jewish conspiracy.6
Just days ahead of the release of a George Clooney film about the search for art plundered during World War Two, U.S. officials announced plans on Wednesday to repatriate to Poland a Johann Conrad Seekatz painting stolen by the Nazis.
Irwin Cotler, a member of the Parliament in Canada and a prominent human rights activist, said he will not seek re-election.
Israeli lawmaker David Rotem, who heads an influential Knesset committee, said the Reform movement “is not Jewish.”8
Gital Dodelson, the “chained” woman featured on the front page of the New York Post last fall, says she has received a get, or religious writ of divorce, from her husband.6
As a French rail company plans to lay down projects in several cities across the country, a 92-year-old Holocaust survivor is speaking out, demanding that the company first make amends for its role in transporting tens of thousands of people to their deaths in the Holocaust.
Several Jewish organizations in Hungary as a form of protest will not accept government grants for memorial events marking the 70th anniversary of the Holocaust.
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