President Barack Obama has sent an indirect message to Cuban President Raúl Castro through Uruguay’s leader, asking Cuba to release a jailed U.S. aid contractor and encouraging political reforms, U.S. officials said on Friday.
Colombia coach Jose Pekerman is a thin man who has endured the lean years that inevitably come with a life devoted to soccer.
Berlin’s Jewish museum has selected as its new leader a non-Jewish scholar of Jewish studies.
Lithuania’s Parliament passed an amendment recognizing Holocaust-era rescuers of Jews as freedom fighters.
Now that Peres is gone, Jane Eisner finds herself asking: Who will dream hopefully on behalf of all Israel’s people?
A Nazi soldier who helped murder Jews during the Holocaust lived undetected in London for 66 years until his recent death, a British Nazi hunter said.9
Italy striker Mario Balotelli put the kiss of death on England with his winning goal at their World Cup opener. But the cheeky star wants a peck from the queen if he becomes their savior.
The Belgian government will earmark up to $4 million for improving security around Jewish buildings, a Brussels-based daily reported.
Israeli troops killed a Palestinian teenager in the occupied West Bank on Friday and arrested 25 people, pursuing a weeklong crackdown against Islamist militants and house-to-house searches for three Israeli teenagers who went missing eight days ago.16
The Anti-Defamation League welcomed the cancellation of the Washington Redskins trademark by the federal patent office.8
Gerry Goffin, the lyricist who co-wrote some of the biggest hit songs of the 1960s with his former wife and longtime collaborator Carole King, died on Thursday at age 75, King said in a message posted on Facebook.
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